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For President Trump, defections and gaffes hamper 2020 election court challenges

Over the three weeks since the election, President Trump's legal bid to challenge the results has unfolded in unpredictable ways with a revolving cast of characters. → Read More

Secret Service members asked about protecting soon-to-be-former president Trump full time in Florida: Sources

Agents in Trump's detail have been asked about relocating to West Palm Beach, Florida, after he exits the White House. → Read More

Donald Trump Jr. tests positive for COVID-19

Trump Jr. is the second of the president's children to test positive. → Read More

With transition stalled, Biden camp turns to former Trump administration officials for guidance

President-elect Joe Biden's transition team is turning to a group of former officials, who served in the Trump administration. → Read More

Infighting and an attempted 'coup': Trump team erupts into chaos as Giuliani takes over legal efforts

President Trump's campaign and legal teams have descended into chaos behind the scenes as many brace for the end of the post-election fight. → Read More

President Trump taps Rudy Giuliani to take over election legal fight: Sources

Prior lawyers pulled out of a federal lawsuit in Pennsylvania Friday. → Read More

Biden to name White House chief of staff as soon as this week

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to name a White House chief of staff as soon as this week with Ron Klain said to be a leading contender. → Read More

Trump won't back down from legal war as money woes and infighting rage: Sources

President Trump's post-election efforts have run into some of the same problems that plagued him down the final stretch of the campaign: Money woes and mismanagement. → Read More

Trump fundraising for new 'Save America' PAC while still contesting election results

President Donald Trump has started fundraising through his re-election campaign for a new "Save America" PAC while still battling the 2020 election results in court. → Read More

Inside the Trump campaign as it grapples with defeat while plowing forward with legal fight

Inside the campaign, fatigue and disappointment has hit the rank and file on the president’s team, and the reality is settling in that the president lost the election. → Read More

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows tests positive for COVID-19

Trump was hospitalized last month with the virus. → Read More

Lawyers from both parties puzzled by Donald Trump's election legal strategy

Some see a public relations motive, likening cases to "tweets with filing fees." → Read More

America's reality TV president relies heavily on 2016 script for 2020 campaign

Former Trump insiders see parallels of 2016 in the 2020 campaign. → Read More

Marty Obst, top aide to Mike Pence, tests positive for COVID-19

The vice president has been on the campaign trail. → Read More

2nd presidential debate between Biden and Trump canceled

The second presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump was canceled. → Read More

Trump planning to host 1st in-person event since diagnosis at White House on Saturday: Sources

His doctor said the president can hold "public engagements" starting Saturday. → Read More

Trump plots return to campaign trail as soon as Monday despite COVID-19 diagnosis

President Donald Trump’s campaign is already plotting his return to the campaign trail, with a rally in the cards for as soon as early next week. → Read More

White House aides anxious as coronavirus cases rise in Trump's orbit: Sources

Fear and anxiety among White House staffers hit a new level Monday after White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany revealed that she and two of her aides were positive for the coronavirus, sources said. McEnany and her staff became the latest members of the administration to test positive for the virus after Trump's senior adviser Hope Hicks's diagnosis was revealed last week, followed by the… → Read More

Hope Hicks, one of President Trump's closest advisers, tests positive for coronavirus

Hicks traveled with the president to and from Tuesday's first debate. → Read More

CDC slowing pace on releasing new coronavirus health guidance

The agency hasn't updated new health guidance since Sept. 24. → Read More