Seemingly out of thin air, two monumental lawsuits were quietly filed early in December.
On December 2, the UK became the first country to approve the Pfizer vaccine, and all eyes were on 91-year-old Margaret Keenan, the first to receive one of 4 million doses of the vaccine expected to be dispensed across the UK by the end of the month.
Joe Biden is expected to nominate Representative Deb Halaand to lead the Department of the Interior. If appointed, she will serve as the first Native American Cabinet secretary.
Tigray refugees arrive at the banks of the Tekeze River that lies on the Sudan-Ethiopia border, on Wednesday December 2nd. Photo taken by Nariman El-Mofty.
Ambrose Dlamini, Prime Minister of Eswatini, died in a South African hospital after testing positive nearly a month earlier.
President-elect Joe Biden is currently in the process of picking his advisors and Cabinet nominees in preparation for his inauguration on January 20th.
Kyle Rittenhouse, 17 years old, shot and killed two men (and injured a third) at the Jacob Blake protests in Wisconsin that occured over the summer. Jacob Blake was a black man who was shot in the back by a police officer on August 20th, sparking national outrage.
n November 7, Joe Biden officially became the 46th President-Elect, but President Trump has yet to concede and has already filed numerous lawsuits against several states, including the battleground states of Pennsylvania, Arizona, and Georgia. Despite many of these cases being dropped already, Trump has continued with his steady barrage of false claims of a “rigged election”.
In the days leading up to the official certification of the results of the November election next month, the Trump campaign has been receiving attention for its efforts to challenge the legitimacy of the vote count in enough states that could overturn the results of the election.
The 2020 Presidential election has certainly been one for the history books. With a raging pandemic and a highly divided nation to set the stage, the path to 270 has been convoluted and drawn out to no end. Although Joe Biden has been decisively declared Presidential-elect, with his running mate Kamala Harris as Vice-Presidential elect, many Americans still feel uncertain about the results as President Donald Trump has not yet conceded.