US Election 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during media briefing, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

US Sec of State’s bizarre claim of ‘smooth transition to second Trump administration’

DONALD Trump’s¬†Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told reporters: “There will be a smooth transition to a second Trump administration” – even as world leaders have been queueing up to congratulate President-elect Joe Biden. Ignoring entirely the apparent election defeat for his boss, Mr Pompeo said: “We’re ready. The world […]

A voter wears her "I Voted" sticker on Election Day in New York on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. (Photo by Richard B. Levine)

US ELECTION 2020: Left, Right, Left, Right … the march of inconvenient truths

Search ‘US Election 2020’ to see all our coverage PERSONAL OPINION Masters Journalism student Alethea Farline highlights some uncomfortable truths about the US and its polarised presidential politics – and warns the Left against its moral-high-ground narrative.   President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden participate in the […]