Despite Trump’s venting and threats, Biden’s win is sealed
Victory was locked in Dec. 8 by the so-called safe harbour deadline set by federal law.
S&P DJ removing Chinese companies from index after US order
Follows Trump’s order barring Americans from buying stocks or bonds issued by companies owned or controlled by the Chinese military.
Trump summit aims to boost faith in vaccine; excludes Biden
Soon to be ex-president is trying to frame vaccine development as a key component of his legacy.
Trump expected to flex pardon powers on way out door
He has no qualms about intervening in the cases of friends and allies whom he believes have been treated unfairly.
Biden signals sharp shift from Trump with Cabinet picks
Marks a return to a more traditional approach to governing, relying on veteran policymakers.
Biden’s transition gets green light as Trump at last relents
But out-going president still refused to concede and vowed to continue to fight in court.
Pandemic politics leave DC in gridlock as COVID-19 surges
Urgency of the nationwide surge in virus cases, spiking hospitalizations and deaths has hardly resonated in Washington.
What the end of the Trump era could mean for Canadian Conservatives
Challenge will be how to appeal to Trump-friendly supporters within their base, and those who abhor the ex-president.
Biden moves forward without help from Trump’s intel team
The US president has not authorized the president-elect to lay eyes on the daily intelligence brief.
Canada’s ‘caretaker convention’ a plan to contain an unbridled POTUS
Principle of restraint has been tempering Canada’s outgoing governments for nearly 150 years.
Trump likely ‘taking names’ on Biden congrats after Trudeau outreach
No ruling out that Trump could find a way to retaliate against Canada in his remaining time in the Oval Office.
Bidenomics: More stimulus, tougher regulation, and gridlock
Biden’s view of most economists: until the virus is controlled, the economy cannot fully recover.
GOP backs Trump as he fights election results, transition
The Electoral College to formally confirm Biden’s victory on Dec. 14, and the Democrat will be sworn into office Jan. 20.
Biden needs one more battleground state to win the White House
Handful of states still up for grabs, Trump presses his case in court in some key swing states.
Ottawa’s silence necessary during US election uncertainty: experts
Any premature declaration could create a damaging economic backlash if Trump were to eventually prevail.
Uncertain US election result: Canada faces political, economic instability
Too early to know what Canada would be facing for the next four years.
No winner in the US presidential race, Trump grumps about late counting
Threatens to go to the Supreme Court, Biden team standing by with their own legal team.
Canadians await US election in fear, poll reveals anxieties about aftermath
We’re worried the US will suffer a breakdown of its system marked by social chaos if no clear winner emerges.
Biden goes on offence in Georgia while Trump targets Midwest
Countdown is on for the Nov. 3 US election as candidates for president look to solidify support and harvest the undecideds.
Issues important to Trump await Barrett on Supreme Court
Cases involving his tax returns and appeals from the Trump campaign and Republicans related to absentee ballots to be heard.
Nothing unusual in arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou: RCMP officer
That’s contrary to what Meng’s defence team has alleged in court documents.
Moving to Canada a parachute for expats in Trump’s America
People in the US talk about moving to Canada to escape four more years of Donald Trump.
Chastened Trump follows debate rules, mostly, in rematch with Biden
Measured exchanges and cool tempers, but flashes of anger and frustration on both sides.
Face to face: Trump and Biden to meet for final debate
A final chance for both men to make their case to a television audience of tens of millions of voters.
Tax records show Trump tried to land China projects: report
He paid $188,561 in taxes in China while pursuing licensing deals there from 2013 to 2015.
Trump makes water demand of farms priority for new office
Environmental groups say corporate farming would leave habitats and wildlife without enough water to survive.
Trump intensifies focus on Harris in final weeks of campaign
Biden is leading most national and battleground state polls three weeks before the election.
COVID-stricken Trump vows not to participate in virtual debate with Biden
Democrat candidate still game to debate as the race remains defined by the virus and Trump’s attempts to underplay it.
Pence, Harris spar over COVID-19 in vice-presidential debate
Candidates and moderator were separated by plexiglass shields, seated more than 12 feet apart and facing a crowd of masked audience members.
Still infectious Trump back at White House without mask
Declares Americans should not fear the virus that has killed more than 210,000, then entered the White House without a mask.
Trump aims for Oct. 5 release after supporter drive by
Doctors said Trump’s health is improving and volunteered that he could be discharged.
Trump says he and first lady tested positive for coronavirus
Expected to continue carrying out his duties “without disruption” while recovering in quarantine.