US Election Media Watch

08 January 2021

This report gives a daily snapshot of the latest news on the US election from a selection of sources across multiple topics. The stories are separated by media bias ratings to highlight reporting differences based on left-to-right political partisanship. AllSides Media Bias Ratings and Media Bias/Fact Check are used for bias ratings.

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Trending Topics Trump-Pence Biden-Harris
Protests and Social Unrest GOP Senator Jim Inhofe Admits Mike Pence Is ‘Angry’ With TrumpNewsweekThe four-hour insurrection: How a Trump mob halted American democracyWashington PostEditorial: Trump is a threat. Pence, Cabinet must consider stripping powerHouston ChronicleNewt Gingrich: Capitol riots — stop all the violence and give Mike Pence the prize for courageFOXNews.comNewt Gingrich: Capitol riots — stop all the violence and give Mike Pence the prize for courageFox News – Opinion Joe Biden Says BLM Would Have Been ‘Treated Very Differently’ Than Capitol RiotersNewsweekBiden: Capitol rioters would have been treated ‘differently’ if they were BLM protestersWashington Post Joe Biden has condemned protest-related violence from the left and the rightUSA TodayBiden, Harris take heat for claiming double standard by cops in US Capitol siegeNew York PostKamala Harris Called Riots ‘a Movement’ Last Summer, Said ‘They Should Not’ StopPajamas Media
Election Integrity House Democrats Ask Mike Pence to Invoke 25th Amendment to Remove Donald TrumpHill ReporterChuck Schumer And Nancy Pelosi Are Demanding Mike Pence Invoke the 25th Amendment and Remove TrumpVICE NewsPence opposes removing Trump under 25th Amendment: reportsTheHill Pence opposes using 25th Amendment to remove TrumpHot Air » Top PicksChuck Schumer Calls on Pence to Remove Trump from OfficeBreitbart.com Defense Secretary Condemns Capitol Riots, Pledges Peaceful Transition of Power to BidenNewsweek Congress confirms Biden victory, Trump vows ‘orderly’ transitionYahoo! NewsCongress confirms Biden election, after a mob interrupts Electoral College vote countCNBCBiden transition says he’ll ‘leave’ 25th Amendment decision to PenceWashington ExaminerTrump Pledges ‘Orderly Transition’ of Power to BidenThe Daily Signal
Corruption Pelosi Tells Pence To Invoke The 25th Amendment Or Trump Will Be ImpeachedPOLITICUSUSADemocrats Threaten Impeachment if Pence Won’t ActNYT.com U.S.Trump Impeachment Will ‘Move Forward’ In Congress If Pence Doesn’t Invoke 25th AmendmentInternational Business TimesCan President Trump be Impeached and Removed on the Grounds of Incitement?REASON OnlinePelosi Calls For Trump Impeachment; Pence Says No To 25thinfowars Congress rebuffs Trumpist insurrection, certifies Biden’s winThe Real News NetworkNC Democrats push for Trump’s removal before Biden’s inaugurationCharlotte ObserverBiden reportedly nominating Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as labor secretary, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo for commerceThe Week MagazineLetter to the editor: Biden will be called illegitimate, tooPittsburgh Tribune ReviewBiden Picks Democratic Governor as Head of Commerce DepartmentWestern Journal
Coronavirus Trump supporters traveled to DC for insurrection — and may return with COVID after super-spreader event: NYTRaw StoryThe other crisis Trump is exacerbatingWashington PostEditorial: Trump is a threat. Pence, Cabinet must consider stripping powerHouston ChronicleTrump ruined his legacy and his partyWashington Examiner President Trump Concedes Election, Denounces MAGA RiotersRedstate Capitol Riot Prompts Unscalable Wall, Large Delegation of Guardsmen for Biden InaugurationNewsweekThe Daily 202: Congress certifies Biden’s win, but the ordeal reveals fragility in the American systemWashington PostHarris County confirms first reported case of more contagious COVID-19 variant in TexasDallas Morning NewsCapitol siege raises security concerns for Biden inauguralstar-telegram.comBiden Has Finally Announced His Entire Cabinet. Here’s What You Need To KnowDaily Caller
Racial Inequality Trump supporter says MAGA crowd turned violent after learning Mike Pence wouldn’t overturn the electionRaw StoryKeller @ Large: With Donald Trump As President, Capitol Riot Not A SurpriseCBS BostonPence reportedly expected to attend the inauguration as Trump potentially leaves for Mar-a-LagoThe Week MagazineAnalysis: Media Have Hypocritical Double-Standard on Trump vs BLM ProtestsNewsMax.comNets Push Bogus Claim Cops Harsher on BLM than Trump SupportersNewsBusters Joe Biden Says BLM Would Have Been ‘Treated Very Differently’ Than Capitol RiotersNewsweekBiden denounces racial inequities in blasting Capitol riotWashington Post Joe Biden has condemned protest-related violence from the left and the rightUSA TodayBiden compares BLM crackdown with response to Trump’s ‘mob’Washington ExaminerBiden Claims U.S. Capitol Rioters Treated ‘Differently’ than Black Lives Matter ProtestersBreitbart.com
Terrorism Not all headlines are equal: How world media covered Trump’s terrorists and the failed insurrectionDaily KosBiden slams pro-Trump mob as ‘domestic terrorists’Yahoo! NewsDraymond Green delivers powerful comments about pro-Trump Capitol mob: ‘They’re [expletive] terrorists’USA TodayBiden: Assault by ‘domestic terrorists’ a culmination of Trump’s attacks on democracyWashington TimesRep. Jayapal: Trump ‘Incited and Fueled’ Domestic Terrorists — He Must Be ‘Removed’Breitbart.com ‘Domestic Terrorists’: An Angry President-elect Joe Biden Condemns Trump’s SeditionCrooks and LiarsBiden Calls Capitol Mob ‘Domestic Terrorists’BloombergBiden blames Trump for violence at Capitol that’s shaken USAP NewsJoe Biden: Assault by ‘domestic terrorists’ a culmination of Trump’s attacks on democracyThe Washington Times stories: News‘Don’t Dare Call Them Protesters’: Joe Biden Brands Trump Supporters ‘Domestic Terrorists’Breitbart.com
Economy Trump Tweets for First Time Since Being Locked Out of Account: His Only Goal Was to Ensure ‘Integrity’ of VotesNewsweekTarnished by Trump: National security officials struggle to find new jobsPOLITICO – DefenseUS stocks head for new record highs after Donald Trump concedes defeat and investors position for more stimulusBusiness InsiderTrump vs. Biden: Who is better for US economy?FOX Business – VideoH-1B Foreign Workers Begin Lobbying Joe Biden to End Trump’s ReformsBreitbart.com Biden picks Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as labor secretarySan Francisco ChronicleBiden Selects Heads of Labor, Commerce and Small Business AgenciesNYT.com Main NewsDow hovers near record high as investors cheer revived stimulus hopes and confirmation of Biden victoryBusiness InsiderBiden to name Walsh for Labor, Raimondo for CommerceFOXBusiness.comH-1B Foreign Workers Begin Lobbying Joe Biden to End Trump’s ReformsBreitbart.com
Foreign Policy Scottish Lawmakers Are Trying to Keep Donald Trump Out of Their CountryMother JonesWas Boris Johnson Too Close to Donald Trump?BloombergIraqi Court Orders Arrest Of President Trump Over Killing Of Paramilitary CommanderForbes.comIntel analysts downplayed Chinese election influence to avoid supporting Trump policiesWashington ExaminerNetanyahu Thanks President Trump, Condemns Capitol RampageChristian Broadcasting Network China Warns Joe Biden Administration to Stay Out of Hong Kong AffairsNewsweekEurope’s Contested Deal With China Sends Warning to Joe BidenBloombergHungary is Germany’s ‘China problem’ — and Biden should take noteThe HillEx-Israeli Ambassador Danon’s Big Idea: Biden should maintain strong stance on Iran, partner with alliesFOXNews.comBiden Picks Former Obama Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland as New Attorney GeneralChristian Broadcasting Network
Military Military leaders spark backlash with vague statement on Capitol attack: ‘Stop the doubletalk Trump-speak’AlterNet.orgWoman killed at Capitol was Air Force vet, Trump supporterAtlanta Journal And ConstitutionWoman shot at Capitol was Air Force veteran who backed TrumpAP NewsEx-Chief of Staff Kelly: I Would Vote To Remove President Trump From OfficeNewsMax.comTrump supporter reportedly killed by Capitol police was US Air Force vet, family distraught and confusedBizpac Review Capitol Riot Prompts Unscalable Wall, Large Delegation of Guardsmen for Biden InaugurationNewsweekBiden’s Pentagon Pick Austin Scheduled for Confirmation HearingBloomberg-QuintSenate should press Biden national security nomineesThe Hill‘With So Much At Stake’ SASC Rushes To Confirm Biden’s SecDefBreaking DefenseCongress certifies Biden’s victory after day of violenceSpectator USA
Supreme Court Nomination Merrick Garland vows to enforce ‘equal justice’ as Biden’s AG amid pressure for prosecution of TrumpNew York Daily NewsBiden blames Trump for Capitol riot and nominates Merrick Garland for attorney generalCBS NewsTrump Removal Effort Live Coverage: Pence Reportedly Opposes Invoking 25th AmendmentForbes.comMerrick Garland vows to enforce ‘equal justice’ as Biden’s AG amid pressure for prosecution of Trumpstar-telegram.comGoodbye to TrumpAmerican Spectator Merrick Garland vows to enforce ‘equal justice’ as Biden’s AG amid pressure for prosecution of TrumpNew York Daily NewsBiden blames Trump for Capitol riot and nominates Merrick Garland for attorney generalCBS NewsBiden nominates Judge Merrick Garland for AGCNBCBiden to introduce Judge Merrick Garland as attorney generalstar-telegram.comBiden Picks Former Obama Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland as New Attorney GeneralChristian Broadcasting Network
Education Trump loses Betsy DeVosAlterNet.orgBetsy DeVos resigns as Education secretary, citing Trump’s role in riotWashington PostEducation head DeVos quits, cites Trump rhetoricPBS NewsHour – NationEducation Chief DeVos Quits, Citing Trump Role in Capitol Melee: WSJNewsMax.comProfessors, students call for Trump to be immediately removed from officeCollege Fix Biden picks Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for labor secretaryDaily KosBiden Names Boston Mayor Walsh to Head Labor DepartmentBloomberg-QuintBiden selects Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for labor secretaryAxios.comTop Biden DOJ nominee wants to shrink legal system ‘footprint’ in ‘black and brown people’s lives’FOXNews.comBiden Has Finally Announced His Entire Cabinet. Here’s What You Need To KnowDaily Caller
Taxes Stephen Colbert Wonders Why Pro-Trump Senators Didn’t Hang Out With InsurgentsCrooks and LiarsDemocrats Get Clout Needed for Risky Bid to End Trump’s SALT CapBloombergRomney calls for nation heal ‘social sickness’ after four years of TrumpThe HillTrump ruined his legacy and his partyWashington ExaminerMick Mulvaney Resigns from the Trump Administration: ‘I Can’t Stay Here’Breitbart.com An Open Letter to Congress and President-elect BidenDaily KosBiden’s Climate Goals Get Greener Path as Democrats Take SenateBloombergJoe Biden’s coronavirus stimulus planAxios.comHunter Biden owed hundreds of thousands of dollars to IRS, email showsWashington TimesBiden To Pick Merrick Garland For Attorney GeneralConservative Daily News
Foreign Sources Donald Trump Joe Biden
Chinese 美国商界呼吁解除特朗普总统职务Eastday.com拜登强烈谴责特朗普:总统不是国王SINA美国商界呼吁解除特朗普总统职务SINA美媒:内阁成员讨论解除特朗普总统职务Eastday.com美媒称内阁成员讨论解除特朗普总统职务SINA 拜登:总统不是国王 总统不能凌驾于法律之上SINABiden: Trump incites ‘domestic terrorists’ at U.S. CapitolCGTNMike Pence expected to attend Joe Biden’s inaugurationSouth China Morning PostBiden announces nominees for US Department of JusticeChina.org.cnBiden announces nominees for U.S. Department of JusticeChina.org.cn
Russian Mainstream journalist sets off alarm bells as he calls for ‘cleansing’ of Trump supportersRussia TodayДональд Трамп заявил, что осуждает насилие в КапитолииPolitika Segodnya – RSSБорис Джонсон заявил, что Трамп “толкал” людей на штурм конгрессаPolitExpert – RSSДональд Трамп заявил, что намерен готовиться к передаче власти БайденуPolitExpert – RSSТрамп заявил о своем гневе на устроивших насилие в КапитолииPolitExpert – RSS Pentagon to ensure peaceful transfer of power to Biden on January 20Tass.ruFormer Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland tapped as Biden’s attorney general – mediaRussia Today‘Don’t dare call them protesters’: Biden brands Capitol rioters ‘domestic terrorists’ inspired by Trump’s ‘contempt for law’Russia TodayTrump White House disavows ‘violent rioters’ at US Capitol, says it’s ‘time to unite’ under BidenRussia TodayFrom inside: Out-of-control pro-Trump mob ransacks Capitol Hill as Joe Biden declared president-elect (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)Russia Today

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