US Election Media Watch

16 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 Pro-Trump rioters came ‘perilously close’ to reaching Mike Pence: reportRaw StoryHow the rioters who stormed the Capitol came dangerously close to PenceWashington PostPro-Trump rioters who stormed the Capitol came within seconds of seeing Pence and his family, report saysBusiness InsiderPence front and center in Capitol siege aftermathFOXNews.comCapitol rioters were reportedly a minute away from reaching Mike Pence​Blaze.com 41 Percent of Republicans Are Unconcerned With Violence Before Biden Inauguration: PollNewsweek‘We cannot yield’: Harris says inauguration should take place outside despite security concernsYahoo! News8 times Biden, Obama et al. condemned BLM violence Myron B. PittsFayetteville ObserverVice President-Elect Harris Calls for ‘Peaceful Transition of Power’NewsMax.comBiden Admonishes GOP Members Who Were Maskless During Capitol RiotDaily Caller
Coronavirus Promised vaccine stockpile doesn’t even exist? Governors demand Trump ‘answer immediately for this deception’Raw StoryCoronavirus updates: Death toll approaches 400,000, far exceeding Trump’s benchmark for success in containing the virusWashington PostU.S. Has No Covid-19 Vaccine Reserve Despite Trump Administration’s Claims, Report SaysForbes.comBiden unveils ‘bold’ vaccination plan to fix Trump’s ‘dismal failure’FOXNews.comVaccine Stockpile Trump Administration Promised To Release Doesn’t Actually ExistDaily Caller Biden’s virus plan calls to boost production, reach 100 million shotsArkansas OnlineBiden pledges to build scores of new vaccine sites and prioritize older AmericansWashington PostBiden: “We will manage the hell out of” COVID vaccine distributionAxios.comBiden rolls out coronavirus vaccine plan, pledges 100 million shots in 100 daysBoston HeraldJoe Biden Criticizes States for Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution: Too Rigid and ConfusingBreitbart.com
Corruption Donald Trump Senate Trial Threatens Joe Biden’s Push for Unity, Cabinet AppointmentsNewsweekDemocrats wrestle with length of Trump trialWashington Post‘The Evidence Is Overwhelming’: Manchin Says Trump ‘Absolutely’ Incited InsurrectionForbes.comTrump planning payback for 10 Republicans who impeached him: reportNew York PostTrump planning payback for 10 Republicans who impeached him: reportNew York Post – Opinion Marjorie Taylor Greene To File Biden Impeachment Articles On January 21Crooks and LiarsBiden unveils $1.9 trillion economic relief as Trump’s Senate trial loomsCBS News‘We have to multitask’: How impeachment affects Biden’s agendaThe Christian Science MonitorHow Impeachment Could Hinder Biden’s AgendaThe DispatchBiden urges Americans to ‘stand together’ even as he backs partisan impeachment effortConservative Institute
Economy Donald Trump Senate Trial Threatens Joe Biden’s Push for Unity, Cabinet AppointmentsNewsweekPower Up: Trump-Pence relationship may set lowest bar yetWashington PostTrump Mounts Last-Minute Attempt to Starve Funding for Foreign Aid, Global Vaccine EffortsForeign Policy MagazineTrump Can Blame His Immigration Team for a Close LossInside SourcesTrump’s ICE Promises Transparency on Huge OPT Visa Program in 2021Breitbart.com $2,000 Stimulus Check Update as Joe Biden Pushes for Third Set of Direct PaymentsNewsweekJoe Biden’s plan can build a bridge to a better economyWashington PostBiden defends why stimulus checks should go to employed AmericansCNBCJoe Biden’s proposal expands eligibility for $1,400 stimulus checksNew York PostBiden’s $1.9 trillion gambleSpectator USA
Election Integrity Mike Pence finally gets around to admitting Biden won the electionThe American IndependentPence Reaches Out to Harris as Trump Plans to Skip InaugurationBloombergSasse: Capitol attackers wanted to ‘kidnap and possibly assassinate’ PenceThe HillPence front and center in Capitol siege aftermathFOXNews.comFlake: GOP Senators Knew Trump Claims of ‘Wide-Scale Voter Fraud’ Were a ‘Big Lie’Breitbart.com Mike Pence finally gets around to admitting Biden won the electionThe American IndependentPence Reaches Out to Harris as Trump Plans to Skip InaugurationBloombergCruz, Cornyn to attend Biden inaugurationThe HillVice President-Elect Harris Calls for ‘Peaceful Transition of Power’NewsMax.comREPORT: Mike Pence Calls Kamala Harris, Congratulates Her On VictoryDaily Caller
Foreign Policy Twitter Under Pressure Over ‘Double Standards’ After Donald Trump, MAGA CrackdownNewsweekSocial Media Giants Ban Trump, but the Real Censorship is of PalestiniansMintPress NewsTrump orders shift in US military command for Middle East, IsraelThe HillTrump slashed US aid to China by more than half during last fiscal yearWashington Examiner Trump slashed aid to China by 46 percentSpectator USA Joe Biden Taps China Coronavirus Disinformation Expert for NSCNewsweekWhy North Korea could become one of Biden’s biggest challengesWashington PostSigned Deals Can’t Stop Biden From Ending UAE Arms SalesLaw360Will Biden lift sanctions on Iran? Crisis Group says it shouldWashington TimesHow Biden Can Avert a Crisis in North KoreaThe Daily Signal
Healthcare The Trump Administration’s Health Care SabotageCenter on Budget and Policy PrioritiesBaker: State wasn’t planning for more vaccines, despite hopes raised by Trump administration this weekBoston GlobeSeema Verma says she has ‘no regrets’ about her healthcare tenure in the Trump administration even after much backlashBusiness InsiderTrump administration sued over Georgia health planThe Washington Times stories: NewsStates Can Exit Obamacare Exchange in 2022 Under Trump Administration RuleAssociation of Mature American Citizens Biden’s $400 billion Covid-19 plan, explainedVOX.comBiden to speed up vaccine rollout and provide financial help with $ 1.9 trillion coronavirus plan (LIVE UPDATES)Chicago Sun-TimesBiden COVID-19 Team Taps Veteran Public Health Law ProfLaw360Joe Biden taps Andy Slavitt, Obamacare fix-it man, for COVID-19 responseWashington TimesJoe Biden proposes $1.9T pandemic relief packageOne America News Network
Education Florida teacher canned for telling students Antifa raided the Capitol disguised as Trump supportersNew York Daily NewsCoronavirus updates: Death toll approaches 400,000, far exceeding Trump’s benchmark for success in containing the virusWashington PostREAD: Departure letter from HHS Secretary Azar to TrumpThe HillGOP sours on Trump, but many cling to election hoaxFOXNews.comHarvard Students Petition To Revoke Degrees Given To Trump Staff And SupportersDaily Caller Biden unveils an actual plan to ramp up vaccination across the U.S.AlterNet.orgWhat’s in Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan?Politifact3 Reasons Why Biden Excluded Student Loan Relief From Stimulus – And What It Means For BorrowersForbes.comPresident-elect Biden Outlines Plan for Additional Coronavirus-Related Relief and StimulusTax FoundationBiden Unveils $1.9 Trillion COVID Plan That Calls for Doubling the Federal Minimum WageWestern Journal
Terrorism I worked in the Senate, and there is no way Pence’s “hideaway” could have held enough Secret Service agents to protect him from the terrorist mobAMERICAblog NewsOn mute—holding Donald Trump to accountThe EconomistBitcoin Payments Sent To Right-Wing Activists, Trump Supporters A Month Before Capitol RiotsInternational Business TimesLetter to the editor: Trump and the DC terroristsPittsburgh Tribune ReviewComey: Trump Radicalized His Supporters Same Way Al-Qaeda Radicalized TerroristsBreitbart.com 41 Percent of Republicans Are Unconcerned With Violence Before Biden Inauguration: PollNewsweekBeyond domestic terrorists, officials eye foreign influence, drones as threats to Biden inaugurationABC NewsBiden nominates David Cohen to key CIA postThe HillFormer Biden adviser Moe Vela’s Big Idea: Republicans ‘need to feel heard’ by new administrationFOXNews.comBiden Administration Shouldn’t Prematurely Lift Cuba’s State Sponsor of Terrorism DesignationThe Daily Signal
Taxes These 10 Billionaires Went All-In Trying To Get Donald Trump Re-ElectedMother JonesHilltzik: The billionaires who gave us TrumpLos Angeles TimesTrump sold off the Arctic Refuge — Biden can help save itThe HillTrump exit could trigger backlash against GOP populistsWashington ExaminerDemocrats Created The Incitement And Insurrection at The Capital, Not TrumpConservative Daily News Joe Biden wants to use coronavirus relief to raise federal minimum wage to $15SalonCoronavirus Updates: Biden Proposes $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Rescue PackageGothamistBiden’s Huge Pandemic Relief Plan Would Cut Taxes For Low- And Moderate-Income HouseholdsForbes.comThe price of Biden’s proposed taxes on banksFOX Business – VideoA push for soda tax? It’s possible under Biden adminWorldNetDaily
Racial Inequality Trump’s State Department Had a “Humiliating” Lack of Diversity. Can Joe Biden Fix It?Mother JonesTo understand Trump’s support, we must think in terms of multiracial WhitenessWashington PostLetters to the editor: Recovering from Trump, the Capitol riot, vaccine, election resultsIdaho Statesman Live Q&A: BLM Activist Charged for Storming Capitol; Trump Declassifies Russia-gate DocumentsThe Epoch TimesLeo Terrrell: Democrats ‘Play Race And Hate Card 24/7’ While Donald Trump ‘Denounced The Klan As A Terrorist Group’Daily Caller Trump’s State Department Had a “Humiliating” Lack of Diversity. Can Joe Biden Fix It?Mother JonesNew stimulus plan, Joe Biden, Coronavirus news & more: What’s trending todayCleveland.com8 times Biden, Obama et al. condemned BLM violence Myron B. PittsFayetteville ObserverAOC thinks Biden’s COVID-19 relief proposal doesn’t do enoughNew York PostVirginia Public School Could Be Renamed After George Floyd, Kamala HarrisAmerican Greatness
Immigration and Border Security Mike Pence Greets Troops Guarding U.S. Capitol as Donald Trump Lays Low in White HouseNewsweekThe hardest change to immigration policy post-Trump? Ending the mind-set that immigrants are criminalsPhiladelphia InquirerLindsey Graham urges Joe Biden to call for an end to impeachment of President Donald TrumpGreenville NewsTrump Can Blame His Immigration Team for a Close LossInside SourcesTrump’s ICE Promises Transparency on Huge OPT Visa Program in 2021Breitbart.com To Reverse Trump’s Policies, Biden Should Acknowledge Trump’s Bigotry | OpinionNewsweekBiden to propose bill to legalize 11 million immigrantsLos Angeles TimesThumbs: Mattress Mack calls it for BidenHouston ChronicleJoe Biden’s proposal expands eligibility for $1,400 stimulus checksNew York PostJoe Biden proposes $1.9T pandemic relief packageOne America News Network
Foreign Sources Donald Trump Joe Biden
Chinese President Trump to leave Washington Wednesday morning next weekCGTNDonald Trump to leave Washington on morning of Joe Biden’s inauguration, skipping ceremonySouth China Morning Post美媒:特朗普总统任期没剩几天,朋友所剩无几,白宫成了“鬼城”SINAMax Blumenthal: Trump will go down in history as “rogue president”CGTNDonald Trump directs US government to restrict goods from China to ‘reduce risk from espionage’South China Morning Post Biden introduces relief plan as congress begins Trump ‘show trial’CGTN‘Time to grow up’: Biden urges Americans to recommit to masksCGTNMarkets struggle after Biden unveils huge stimulus planBeijingbulletin.com拜登计划突变!SINAFT | 拜登经济团队的中国政策China Digital Times
Russian Дональд Трамп и его семья покидают Белый домREGNUM – RSS54% of people believe Trump should be CRIMINALLY charged with inciting a riot following storming of Capitol – pollRussia TodayДональд Трамп получил доступ к аккаунтам в Facebook и InstagramRuEconomics – RSSТрамп задумался над помилованием одного из своих бывших помощников — СМИREGNUM – RSSPolitico: Трамп рассматривает возможность помиловать своего экс-помощника БэннонаTASS – RSS Байден выдвинул Дэвида Коэна кандидатом на пост замдиректора ЦРУTASS – RSSRussian Security Council deputy chief notes Biden’s aggressive rhetoric about RussiaTass.ruMedvedev says Biden’s pledges to extend START III treaty ‘sound very optimistic’Tass.ruBiden likely to shape economic policy “just not the way Trump would have it” – MedvedevTass.ruWashington’s National Mall to be closed for Biden inauguration ‘to ensure safety,’ says National Park ServiceRussia Today

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