US election LIVE updates: Donald Trump slightly ahead in Georgia; Pennsylvania, Nevada and North Carolina still too close to call

Democrat Joe Biden is pushing closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to carry the White House, securing victories in the “blue wall” battlegrounds of Wisconsin and Michigan and […]

‘Inflame without informing’: Republicans confront Trump over White House speech

With Donald Trump’s political path growing more precarious, the President and his team are dialling up baseless claims as they seek an outcome to the election in the courts.

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany tests positive for COVID-19

McEnany said she had tested positive for COVID-19, days after Donald Trump’s diagnosis, becoming the latest among the President’s inner circle to contract the highly infectious disease.

‘Very concerning’: White House issues contradictory, confusing updates on Trump’s health

White house physician Sean Conley gave an optimistic account of Trump’s condition, but another official told reporters his vitals had been “very concerning”.

Trump’s COVID-19 infection raises risk of widespread White House outbreak

Trump interacted or travelled with a large coterie of top aides and advisers in the days before he was diagnosed with COVID-19, raising the risk of a widespread outbreak within […]

Pelosi says Trump will be ‘fumigated out’ if he refuses to leave after White House loss

Trump equivocated when asked in a Fox News Sunday interview, “Are you suggesting that you might not accept the results of the election?”

Inside Trump’s failure: The rush to abandon a leadership role on the virus

The roots of the United States’ current inability to control the pandemic can be traced to mid-April, when the White House embraced overly rosy projections to proclaim victory and move […]

Fauci calls White House efforts to discredit him ‘bizarre’, as Trump rebukes adviser

The 79-year-old infectious diseases expert said recent White House attacks on him were a major mistake that “reflect poorly on” the people behind them.

Alexander Vindman retires from US Army, alleges ‘bullying’ by Trump

The former White House aide who became a key figure in the impeachment of the US President is retiring, alleging “a campaign of bullying, intimidation, and retaliation” by Trump.

Kosovo’s President indicted for war crimes, withdraws from White House talks

Hashim Thaci and nine other former separatist fighters have been indicted on a range of crimes against humanity and war crimes charges, including murder, by an international court.

Fauci says US is seeing a ‘disturbing surge’ in coronavirus infections

Dr Fauci also said that the White House coronavirus taskforce was never told to slow down testing, seemingly contradicting comments by President Trump just hours earlier.

‘Wrong so often’: Trump takes aim at Fed’s grim economic outlook

President Donald Trump and senior White House officials sought to calm fears about the nation’s economy as Wall Street fell sharply and investors tried to digest the Federal Reserve’s dour […]