As counting in many States continues, Joe Biden seems to have pulled ahead, taking a lead in key States. Meanwhile, Donald Trump has been making insinuations about mail-in ballots
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the deposition of the heads of Alphabet, Amazon, Apple and Facebook before the US House of Representatives Committee that deals with anti-trust issues.
The process of withdrawal will take a year and if not reversed, the US will cease to be a member of the WHO from July 6, 2021. It is unclear if the president has the power to withdraw from a global organization without approval from Congress
The presidential veto is set to be challenged in the US Congress, where the resolution would require a two-thirds majority in both houses to override the veto
A Chinese foreign ministry response warning against using the pandemic for electoral gain is being analyzed in the light of a recently revealed anti-China memo circulated among senior Republican Party legislators
Sanders has stated that he is suspending his campaign for the Democratic Party nomination over the possible impediments it can pose in efforts to contain the COVID-19 outbreak in the US, especially when his chances of winning are low
They may prevent Trump to take any unilateral action against Iran before the elections.
The transcript of the call between Donald Trump and Ukrainian president Volodymyer Zelenskiy has the former asking the latter to look into the issue of Joe Biden