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Campaign 2020 / Trump vs. Biden / Transition / Clyburn Interview #1274752

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 15, 2020
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at the "slow clap" for President-elect Joe Biden after deceptive fund-raising by President Trump introduced; details given about what the Election College declared yesterday about the presidential election. [Senator Mitch McCONNELL - says the Electoral College has spoken, so he offers congratulations to Biden & Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.] [Today, in response to question, McCONNELL - says he has no advice for Trump.] [Nov. 5, 11, McCONNELL - says Trump can look into legal options.] [White House press secretary Kayleigh McENANY - says the president is still involved in litigation.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) The lack of a response from Trump to what McConnell said today with McEnany using the words "continuation of power," on advisers cannot believe Trump cannot accept things have ended, what "ongoing litigation" means, on what he might do on January 6 to overturn the election results discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Representative Dan Clyburn about the election. [CLYBURN - offers views on where things now stand after Trump's autocracy stand that may have woken NcConnell up, on how officials have been coopted by Trump: it is hard to figure out, on how he will make some attempt at shenanigans on January 6, on the threat to democracy, so people came out to vote in support of the union, on the stimulus negotiations that will lead to an agreement & there will be checks going home.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim

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