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Recent articles by William:

NY Gov. Cuomo faces allegations of sexual harassment, hiding nursing home COVID deaths. Here's what we know.

Here's a rundown of the allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, how he has responded and where the investigations stand. → Read More

Republicans' opinions of Trump's role in Capitol riots softened between Jan. 6 and acquittal vote

Pollster Frank Luntz said Trump has made it hard for GOP politicians to defend him, but not to the extent they are willing to join Democrat's attacks. → Read More

Trump's condition after contracting COVID-19 was worse than White House acknowledged, New York Times reports

Trump's blood oxygen percentage level had dipped into the 80s (when low 90s is considered a sign of severe infection), The New York Times reported. → Read More

'We shouldn’t have followed him': Nikki Haley sharply condemns Trump's post-election behavior

"I don’t feel like I know who he is anymore," she said. "The person that I worked with is not the person that I have watched since the election." → Read More

Ex-Pennsylvania prosecutor Bruce Castor, whose defense of Trump was widely derided, is no stranger to controversy

“There is no argument. I have no idea what he’s doing. I have no idea why he’s saying what he’s saying,” said attorney Alan Dershowitz of Castor. → Read More

Politics live updates: Colin Powell says Trump should resign 'as quickly as possible'

“I wish he would just do what Nixon did and that's step down,” former Secretary of State Colin Powell said in an interview on NBC. → Read More

By the numbers: President Donald Trump's failed efforts to overturn the election

Trump and allies filed scores of lawsuits, tried to convince state legislatures to take action, organized protests and held hearings.. None of it worked. → Read More

Live politics updates: Raffensperger says probe of Trump call by Fulton County DA call would be 'appropriate'

Trump and Biden head to Georgia Monday, a day after recordings surfaced of the president pressuring an official to flip the state's vote in his favor. → Read More

Live politics updates: Trump pressures Georgia official to change vote totals in recorded call

"All I want to do is this. I just want to find 11,780 votes, which is one more than we have. Because we won the state," Trump said. → Read More

Live politics updates: Trump teases 'good news' on COVID relief bill; Rubio goes after Fauci on Twitter

Rubio says Fauci "lied" and distorted; George Conway calls on Mnuchin to quit; GOP Sen. Toomey and Rep. Kinzinger hit Trump on relief bill – updates. → Read More

'Doctors' opinions are a dime a dozen': Trump adviser Navarro again ignores experts, touts hydroxychloroquine

"Doctors' opinions are a dime a dozen," Navarro said of the administration's health experts' view that hydroxychloroquine isn't effective on COVID-19. → Read More

Live politics updates: Republican Wis. election official in says no evidence of fraud; Trump supporters protest in DC

A Republican election official told Wisconsin legislators there is no credible evidence of widespread fraud; Trump backers rally in D.C. – updates. → Read More

Live politics updates: Biden unveils health team; Clyburn, Whitmer tapped for inaugural committee

If confirmed by the Senate, Xavier Becerra, 62, would be the first Latino to head the Department of Health and Human Services → Read More

Election 2020 live updates: Michigan certifies election results finding Biden the winner

The Michigan Board of State Canvassers voted to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the state, avoiding a stalemate and a delay. → Read More

Election 2020 updates: Biden to name first Cabinet pick Tuesday; Michigan elections board faces deadlock

Biden to start naming Cabinet; Trump lawyer Powell promises 'biblical' lawsuit; Michigan's election board could deadlock on Monday – election updates. → Read More

Ivanka Trump calls New York investigations into Trump Organization tax write-offs political 'harassment'

"This is harassment pure and simple," said Ivanka Trump after it was reported subpoenas were issued in connection with a consulting fee she was paid. → Read More

'We are a nation of laws, not tweets': Republican Sens. Romney and Sasse decry Trump efforts to challenge election

"It is difficult to imagine a worse, more undemocratic action by a sitting American President," Romney said of Trump's contacts with local officials. → Read More

Election 2020 live updates: Trump coronavirus adviser Atlas tells Michigan to 'rise up' against COVID restrictions

Dr. Scott Atlas, who sits on Trump's coronavirus task force, said "the only way this stops is if people rise up," after Michigan enacted restrictions. → Read More

Election 2020 live updates: Trump acknowledges Biden 'won,' repeats false claims about 'rigged' election

Trump admitted Biden won the election for the first time, though he falsely insisted Biden only won was because the "Election was Rigged." → Read More

Critics decry Supreme Court Justice Alito's 'nakedly partisan' speech on COVID-19 measures, gay marriage

"Supreme Court Justices aren't supposed to be political hacks.," tweeted Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. "This right-wing speech is nakedly partisan." → Read More