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.