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  • in America.

  • The US president elect Joe Biden has started assembling his team to prepare for taking over the presidency at the end of January.

  • He spent the day appointing members to his coronavirus task force.

  • He said the tackling the pandemic was key to rebuilding the U.

  • S economy, the current occupant of the Oval Office.

  • President Trump is still refusing to concede victory to Mr Biden, despite pressure from a growing number off fellow Republicans as our North America editor.

  • John So Paul tells us.

  • Donald Trump at his rallies, repeatedly said that once the election was over, you'd not hear much more about covert covert covert covert covert covert covered A plane goes down, 500 people dead.

  • They don't talk about it.

  • Covert covert covered Goave it, by the way, on November 4th, you won't hear about it anymore.

  • Still coveted Fat Chance.

  • There's a fresh infection outbreak at the White House as we follow the science, with his chief of staff and the person leading the legal fight against the results among those to have gone down with it, 10 million Americans have now been infected from the president elect today, a markedly different message it doesn't matter.

  • Your party, your point of view.

  • We could save tens of thousands of lives if everyone would just wear a mask for the next few months.

  • Not Democratic Republican lives.

  • American lives.

  • Shares in the U.

  • S.

  • Have soared on news from fighter on the vaccine announcement welcomed by Joe Biden on Donald Trump.

  • But how the president must have wished it had come two weeks ago.

  • The president spent the weekend playing golf on while we know Gnome or about his future.

  • He today fired his defense secretary, Mark Esper, by tweet.

  • Well, not fired.

  • He was terminated.

  • Donald Trump hasn't spoken on camera since Thursday, probably a record for this presidency.

  • But his close aides are appearing on to the question.

  • Will he concede this is the answer?

  • That words?

  • Not even in our vocabulary.

  • Right now.

  • We're gonna go and pursue all of these legal means.

  • All of the recount methods.

  • We're going to continue exposing and investigating all these instances of fraud or abuse and make sure again that American public can have full confidence in these elections.

  • Assed Donald Trump vows to explore a legal avenues to continue the fight.

  • Some around him are beginning to consider another option.

  • It is that he eventually concedes, but then runs again in 2024.

  • It's happened once before.

  • In the late 19th century, President Grover Cleveland lost on Fought again on one with the crane appearing on the skyline.

  • Today, it's perhaps confirmation that, one way or another, Donald Trump is facing removal from the White House.

  • John So Paul.

  • BBC NEWS Washington Well, in the past, Joe Biden has made no secret of his opposition to Brexit onto the government's approach to leaving the EU.

  • Mr Biden has also insisted that the future piece of Northern Ireland cannot, in his words, be a casualties of Brexit.

  • Today.

  • Talks between the EU and UK restarted to try to reach a trade deal before the end of the year.

  • Let's talk to our political editor, Laura Kononsberg at Westminster.

  • Laura.

  • Let's start there with events at Westminster.

  • We've been expecting a potentially very significant vote in the House of Lords, which could have a big impact on the government's talks with the U.

  • Well, it could do human.

  • As you say, Joe Biden doesn't much like the way that the government has been pursuing some of its Brexit approach, and neither does the House of Lords talking tonight angrily, as we can see there in particular about ministers plans to give themselves the ability to break international law to take more control of what happens in Northern Ireland if they can reach a joint agreement with the European Union.

  • This has been hugely controversial, condemned by lots of people, and the House of Lords is likely to kick it back to the Commons tonight.

  • But number 10 at the moment is sticking by its view that these are necessary parts off what has to be put in law to be in there.

  • They would even say to safeguard the union and the peace process in Northern Ireland if a wider agreement can't be sorted out with the U.

  • Meanwhile, as we mentioned, the talks are up and running again.

  • Michelle Barnier, in town today.

  • How are they going?

  • Well, you're right.

  • That controversy in the House of Lords tonight and in Joe Biden's brain is part of a wider jigsaw of what's going on here.

  • Michelle Barnier and his officials have come to London again this week.

  • They'll be locked in a room with UK negotiators for the next few days on.

  • Given that we are meant to be leaving the status quo that we've been in since we actually left the European Union at the end of December, it doesn't take a genius to get out.

  • CALENDAR on Look at the fact that time is running out here, but the talks are still stumbling over familiar issues.

  • What is a fair share of fish for fishermen at home and abroad?

  • How does the U and the U.

  • K share rules and regulations to do business with each other at the end of the transition period at the end of next month?

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