President Donald Trump leaned on his lawyer Rudy Giuliani to unfold unverified conspiracies meant to undermine religion within the election. It is all — clearly — not true. Judges across the nation proceed to toss out meritless Trump-aligned lawsuits claiming election points. 
In the meantime, Trump seemingly tried to work the refs in Michigan, phoning two native election officers and alluring Republican state legislators to the White Home. Arriving at Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport on Friday morning, one member was confronted by constituents chanting “shield our vote.” 

Trump’s efforts aren’t going to vary the result in Michigan or every other state the place his vote got here up quick. Biden is, nonetheless, on monitor to win 306 Electoral School votes.

After which there’s the pandemic. States are implementing strict measures to sluggish the virus’ unfold, at a stage not seen for the reason that spring’s lockdowns. A take a look at the nation’s an infection information reveals each single state is headed within the fallacious course — and that is earlier than the Thanksgiving vacation, when persons are anticipated to defy US Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention recommendation and collect with individuals outdoors of their households.

The Level: Trump has spent the week ignoring actuality: He lost the election and the pandemic is getting worse.