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President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the briefing room of the White House on Friday, November 20 (Susan Walsh/AP)
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Trump tries to leverage power of office to subvert Biden win

21/11/2020

President Donald Trump sought to leverage the power of the Oval Office on Friday in an extraordinary attempt to block President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, but his pleas to Michigan lawmakers to overturn the will of their constituents appeared to have left them unswayed.