US Election Media Watch

20 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 20 Percent of Americans Believe Pro-Trump Capitol Rioters Were Actually AntifaNewsweekPence among several former aides not attending Trump sendoffNBCNews.comPence, other GOP officials expected to skip Trump send offThe HillTrump thanks Pence two weeks after inciting a violent mob on himWashington ExaminerMSM largely ignored left-wing violence at President Trump’s inaugurationOne America News Network Trump conspiracy theorists excited he’ll declare martial law before Biden inaugurationRaw StoryJoe Biden’s fundamental challenge is to root out the domestic insurgencyWashington PostTrump doesn’t mention Biden in farewell address that glosses over Capitol riot and Covid deathsCNBCHow to watch Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ inaugurationFOXNews.comMike Huckabee suggests impeaching Kamala Harris for supporting riotersConservative Institute
Coronavirus On Trump’s last full day, nation records 400,000 COVID-19 deathsRaw StoryLess than 40 percent of Trump voters want the coronavirus vaccine, poll findsYahoo! NewsBiden’s incoming CDC director says Trump administration has ‘muzzled’ scientists: ‘I have to fix that’CNBCTrump issues presidential commendations to his vaccine teamWashington TimesBiden Rejects President Trump’s Plan to Lift UK, EU. Brazil Travel BanBreitbart.com The important symbolism of Joe Biden’s memorial to Covid-19’s victimsVox – RSSU.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 400,000 Day Before Biden’s InaugurationUS News & World ReportBiden, Harris honor COVID-19 victims ahead of inaugurationThe HillBiden, Harris memorialize 400,000 Americans who died of coronavirus in ceremonyWashington TimesJoe Biden Begins Inauguration Events with Coronavirus Deaths MemorialBreitbart.com
Corruption Majority of voters want Trump convicted for inciting insurrectionThe American IndependentHow many GOP senators would have to break with Trump to convict him? Here’s what we knowCharlotte ObserverTrump revokes ethics order barring former aides from lobbyingAxios.comRashida Tlaib: ‘No question’ Trump would have been convicted and removed from office if ‘he looked like me’Washington ExaminerWALLNER: The Problems With Convicting Trump After He Leaves OfficeConservative Daily News Trump could face Kamala Harris presiding over his impeachment trial if John Roberts takes a pass: reportRaw StoryEditorial: Biden’s biggest challenge will be bridging political divideThe Mercury NewsIn farewell video, Trump says he’ll pray for Biden but still won’t take responsibility for Capitol attackSun HeraldKamala Harris could preside over Trump impeachment trial if John Roberts doesn’tFOXNews.comMike Huckabee suggests impeaching Kamala Harris for supporting riotersConservative Institute
Economy Trump wraps up his war on workers with new rule to deny fair pay to journalistsThe American IndependentThe Trump presidency by the numbersYahoo! NewsColumn: By the numbers: The state of the nation Donald Trump leaves behindChicago TribuneTrump leaves a lasting legacy of horrific havocWashington ExaminerCuban-Americans reflect on President Trump’s legacyOne America News Network Joe Biden unveils 2 big surprises sending a powerful signal he’s pivoting to the leftRaw StoryU.S. Economic Recovery Loses Steam Just as Biden Takes OfficeBloomberg80% of adults want Biden to act fast on small business aid and stimulus checks, new survey findsBusiness InsiderNational debt nears $28T as Biden prepares new spending initiativesFOXBusiness.comBiden’s stimulus package: Good intentions but not so good resultsConservative Daily News
Election Integrity Trump spends final days issuing last-minute ‘orders’ Biden will have to undoThe American IndependentAn early move from Democrats seeks to undo an ugly part of Trump’s legacyWashington PostLetter to the editor: Trump panel found nothing behind voter fraud obsessionPortland Press HeraldPence skipping Trump’s farewell event to be with BidenWashington ExaminerKaine: If Last Memory of Trump Chaos, Violence, First Memory of Biden Should Be Peaceful Transfer of PowerBreitbart.com Trump spends final days issuing last-minute ‘orders’ Biden will have to undoThe American IndependentBiden Wants to Unite the Country. How Can He Do It?PoliticoBiden, Harris announce formation of White House Gender Policy CouncilThe HillBiden, Harris attend memorial ceremony for COVID-19 victims at National MallFOXNews.comBiden Transition Team Announces Creation Of White House Gender Policy CouncilDaily Caller
Foreign Policy Antony Blinken, Joe Biden’s State Department Pick, Says Donald Trump ‘Got It Right’ on ChinaNewsweekWorld watches as Trump exits, Biden takes overDetroit Free PressHow U.S. policy toward China transformed under TrumpAxios.comIran imposes symbolic sanctions on President TrumpThe Washington Times stories: NewsThank You, Mr. PresidentFrontpagemag.com How people in the UK, Germany, and France feel about Joe BidenVox – RSSWorld watches as Trump exits, Biden takes overDetroit Free PressCan Biden Get Relations With Russia and North Korea Right?National InterestBiden taps veteran team to clean up after Trump’s China fightsstar-telegram.comWhat will Joe Biden do about North Korea?Spectator USA
Immigration and Border Security Joe Biden’s Reversal of Donald Trump Immigration Policies Doesn’t Satisfy Migrant-Rights AdvocatesNewsweekBiden to Reverse Trump Travel Ban, Halt Wall ConstructionBloombergWill Biden’s immigration measures include reversal of Trump’s asylum policies and public health order aimed at certain migrants?Dallas Morning NewsDonald Trump grants deportation amnesty to VenezuelansWashington TimesApres Trump, Le DelugePower Line Will President Joe Biden Keep the Promises that Candidate Joe Biden Made to Immigrants?NewsweekBiden to Reverse Trump Travel Ban, Halt Wall ConstructionBloombergBiden to send Congress immigration reform bill after being sworn inThe HillBiden immigration bill would put millions of illegal immigrants on 8-year fast-track to citizenshipFOXNews.comBiden to propose amnesty for 11 million illegal immigrants with no border securityBlaze.com
Environment A federal court just struck down Trump’s attempt to make power plants even dirtierVOX.comBiden to overturn Trump’s climate legacy on dozens of frontsWashington PostFederal court strikes down major Trump climate rollbackAP NewsCourt rejects Trump EPA power plant rule, giving Biden easier path to tighten carbon controlsWashington ExaminerThank You, Mr. PresidentFrontpagemag.com Fighting Climate Change Could Define Kamala Harris’ Vice Presidency. Watch Our Interview With Her.Mother JonesBiden to overturn Trump’s climate legacy on dozens of frontsWashington PostBiden will begin process to rejoin Paris Climate AgreementAxios.comCourt rejects Trump EPA power plant rule, giving Biden easier path to tighten carbon controlsWashington ExaminerBiden’s ‘Day One’ Agenda: Transgender Bathrooms, Funding Planned Parenthood, Paris Climate Accords and MoreDaily Citizen – Focus on the Family
Healthcare The Trump presidency is over, and Obamacare is still aliveVOX.comHow Donald Trump performed on 11 key promisesPolitifactColumn: Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day letter to Joe Biden: An exclusive (very real) draftChicago TribuneFour years later, much of Obama’s policy has survived Trumpstar-telegram.comThank You, Mr. PresidentFrontpagemag.com Joe Biden Lifted His Health Care Plan From Insurance Industry LobbyistsJACOBINKamala Harris: Everything you need to know about the VPABC NewsColumn: Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day letter to Joe Biden: An exclusive (very real) draftChicago TribuneNational debt nears $28T as Biden prepares new spending initiativesFOXBusiness.comMaking history: Biden nominates transgender public health official to his cabinetConservative Institute
Education The Sheer Absurdity of Trump’s “1776 Commission” Report Is Hard to OverstateJACOBINStudents react to historic second Trump impeachmentMichigan DailyBiden to rejoin Paris climate agreement, revoke Trump ‘Muslim ban’ in first executive ordersCNBCHow the Biden Administration Can Undo Trump’s Regulatory PoliciesThe BulwarkWhat President Donald J. Trump Did RightDaily Citizen – Focus on the Family President Biden Has Promises to Keep (A Latino USA Podcast)Latino RebelsBiden instructs Education Department to extend pause on federal student loan payments through SeptemberWashington PostDay One: Biden will ask the Department of Education to extend student loan reliefAxios.comBiden Nominee Supports ‘Antiracist Therapy’ For White Teachers, Claimed Schools ‘Spirit Murder’ Black StudentsThe Police TribuneBiden Student Loan Debt Plan Is MisguidedTownhall – Columnists
Racial Inequality Records Highlight Difference in Trump Administration’s Response to Racial Justice Protests and Attack on CapitolAmerican OversightOpinion: Here are all the reasons I never gave Donald Trump a chance. For one, he never earned it.San Diego Union TribuneOnPolitics: The Trump era comes to an endGreen Bay Press-GazetteBiden to sign 17 executive actions, orders to reverse Trump policies, restore Obama-era programs on first dayFOXNews.comResisting the Left’s Bogus Narrative About Trump’s PresidencyAmerican Spectator When Joe Biden Takes the White House, What’s Next for the Left?JACOBINBiden Wants to Unite the Country. How Can He Do It?PoliticoBiden to sign flurry of executive actions in first hours of presidencyThe HillBiden Nominee Supports ‘Antiracist Therapy’ For White Teachers, Claimed Schools ‘Spirit Murder’ Black StudentsThe Police Tribune11 Big Moves Biden Could Make on His First Day as PresidentThe Daily Signal
Taxes Trump wraps up his war on workers with new rule to deny fair pay to journalistsThe American IndependentTrump Ends Where He Began, Fighting Release of His Tax ReturnsBloombergIRS may have paid $57 million in error for Trump tax break, report findsCNBCTrump ends where he began: fighting release of his tax returnsstar-telegram.com Farewell Address to America; Donald J Trump, 45th President of the United StatesRedstate Janet Yellen, Joe Biden’s Treasury Pick, Wants Trump’s Tax Cuts for Wealthy and Companies RepealedNewsweekAs Biden prepares to take office, Trump lawyers ask judge for help in tax return fightPoliticoHere’s how wealthy families will save on estate taxes in the Biden presidencyCNBCGov. Cuomo threatens litigation if Biden fails to deliver $15B in New York aidNew York PostDivided Senate Puts Joe Biden’s Legislative Agenda on Razor’s EdgeBreitbart.com
Foreign Sources Donald Trump Joe Biden
Chinese 特朗普总统任期最后一天 小女儿蒂芙尼宣布订婚SINA特朗普总统任期最后一天,小女儿蒂芙尼宣布订婚SINAUS coronavirus deaths top 400,000 as Donald Trump leaves officeSouth China Morning PostIn farewell video, Donald Trump says he’ll pray for Joe Biden, but won’t say his nameSouth China Morning PostLive: Donald Trump holds sendoff ceremony before Biden’s inaugurationCGTN Trump urges prayers for next administration without mentioning BidenCGTNIn farewell video, Donald Trump says he’ll pray for Joe Biden, but won’t say his nameSouth China Morning PostBiden to block Trump’s plan to lift European travel restrictionsShenzhen DailyUS Allies in Europe Welcome Biden Presidency, But Hurdles Lie AheadPekingpress.comJoe Biden taps Asia expert Ely Ratner as top Pentagon adviser on ChinaSouth China Morning Post
Russian Трамп признал победу Байдена на президентских выборахPolitika Segodnya – RSSДональд Трамп отказался от собственного помилованияPolitika Segodnya – RSSDonald Trump to break all White House traditions before leaving officePravdaТрамп помиловал 73 человекаRIA Novosti РИА НовостиТрамп помиловал двух рэперовREGNUM – RSS Ready for the Joe Show? Biden to lead divided America after bitter campaignRussia TodayДжозеф Байден вступит в должность президента СШАTASS – RSSС третьей попытки: Джо Байден станет самым пожилым президентом СШАRIA Novosti РИА НовостиPutin has no plans to contact Trump or Biden so far, says KremlinTass.ruДжо Байден примет присягу перед Национальной аллей, на которой не будет избирателей из-за COVID-19Snob Сноб

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