Trump Throws Twitter Tantrum As Long-Shot Attempts To Stay In Power Fade Away

Written by on November 15, 2020

The week ended with judges in a number of states rejecting President Donald Trump’s makes an attempt to overturn the election outcomes and the coronavirus pandemic surging, however Trump himself took to Twitter Sunday for one in every of his now-familiar rants. 

Trump admitted defeat to President-elect Joe Biden in a single tweet, falsely claimed the election was rigged in one other and retweeted a supporter who referred to as Trump’s opponents “anti-American and anti-Christian” ― all earlier than 10 a.m.

It’s unclear what Trump hoped to achieve from the Tweetstorm. In the meantime, Biden took steps to employees up his incoming administration whereas the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the nation.

The week noticed the best day by day variety of new coronavirus instances within the U.S. for the reason that pandemic took off in March. The day by day variety of U.S. coronavirus-related deaths rose to a file 1,549 final week.

Biden on Monday introduced members of his coronavirus advisory board, led by David Kessler, a former commissioner of the Meals and Drug Administration below President Invoice Clinton; Marcella Nunez-Smith, a professor of public well being at Yale College; and Vivek Murthy, who served as surgeon normal below President Barack Obama.

Board members gave interviews about what to anticipate in coming months and to induce People to take well being security precautions. “The following three to 4 months are going to be, by far, the darkest of the pandemic,” stated board member Michael Osterholm, an infectious illness knowledgeable on the College of Minnesota.

As information retailers referred to as extra states for Biden, Trump supporters gathered in Washington on Saturday in an occasion they referred to as the “Million MAGA March.”

Occasion organizers cribbed the title from the “Million Man March,” a 1995 demonstration in help of Black activism that attracted a whole lot of 1000’s of individuals. However the MAGA occasion drew far fewer folks: Solely “just a few thousand” folks confirmed up, together with members of extremist teams linked to white supremacist ideology and violence.

Trump on Saturday morning waved at attendees as his motorcade headed to the golf course. By Saturday night time, a number of Trump supporters clashed violently with  counterprotesters, leading to a number of arrests.

By Sunday morning, Trump complained that the media did not cowl the “tens of 1000’s” of people that attended the occasion, an exaggeration of the particular turnout.

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