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Weekly Roundup: November 20th

Released Friday, 20th November 2020
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Trump is sitting down with the leaders of the Michigan legislature ahead of the state canvassing board meeting on Monday, where the election results are expected to be certified. He apparently hopes the GOP-controlled Legislature will appoint their own electors and overturn the popular vote.

At a White House press briefing Friday, the press secretary Kayleigh McEnany denied Trump would be pressuring the Michigan lawmakers.

Sidney Powell, a member of Trump's legal team, told Lou Dobbs of Fox Business on Thursday, "The entire election frankly in all the swing states should be overturned, and the legislatures should make sure that the electors are selected for Trump."

Also, what will the Department of Justice look like under Joe Biden?

This episode: correspondent Scott Detrow, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, and national justice correspondent Carrie Johnson.

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