The Daily Populous

Sunday November 29th, 2020 evening edition

image for Trump was convinced he was going to win on election night in a repeat of 2016, and was 'shouting at everyone' when Fox News called Arizona for Biden

President Donald Trump and top aides were convinced on election night that as in 2016, Trump would upset the odds and clinch victory, reported The Washington Post.

Since losing the election more than two weeks ago, Trump has made baseless claims of election fraud and refused to concede defeat.

President Donald Trump was convinced he would win on election night, and exploded with anger when Fox News projected that the Democrats had flipped Arizona, The Washington Post reported.

According to a behind-the-scenes look in the Post at Trump's unprecedented bid to overturn the election result, Trump decided to claim the election was stolen from him by fraud on election night.

Trump has reportedly been aware that polls indicated that he could lose the election.

In the weeks since election night, Trump has continued to make baseless claims that the election was stolen from him due to widespread ballot fraud.

A slew of legal challenges to election results in swing states have been rejected in courts. »

Canada blocks bulk exports of some prescription drugs in response to Trump import plan

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A pharmacist counts prescription drugs at the at the CentreTown Pharmacy in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 12, 2019.

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada on Saturday blocked bulk exports of prescription drugs if they would create a shortage at home, in response to outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump’s efforts to allow imports from Canada to lower some drug prices for Americans.

The Canadian measure went into effect on Friday, just days before a U.S. “Importation Prescription Drugs” rule that would eventually allow licensed U.S. pharmacists or wholesalers to import in bulk certain prescription drugs intended for the Canadian market. »

First doses of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine have flown to US from Belgium: report

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The first doses of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine candidate have been flown to the U.S. from Belgium, a source familiar with the United Airlines COVID Vaccine Readiness Task Team planning confirmed to NBC on Saturday.

© Getty Images First doses of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine have flown to US from Belgium: report.

On Friday, The Wall Street Journal reported that United commenced chartering flights to send doses of the vaccine to the United States. »

Trump was ‘muttering, I won, I won, like ‘Mad King George’ after election defeat, report says

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I won,' " according to one close adviser, who spoke to The Washington Post for a remarkable recap of the 20 days since the election.

Those around the president after 3 November were "happy to scratch his itch," the close adviser said.

The following day, 14 November, Mr Trump tweeted that Mr Giuliani, Ms Ellis, Ms Powell and others were now in charge of his legal strategy. »

Why Five Guys always gives you so many extra fries

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Five Guys is one of many quick-service chains that have swept across the country, and the restaurant's peculiarities are part of the reason why.

They only use potatoes grown in Idaho above the 42nd parallel to ensure they have the right texture and flavor.

This carefully honed technique is designed to keep everything in order with the Five Guys science of burgers and fries. »