Trump news - live: President ‘considering TV career’ as more advisers test positive for Covid-19

Chris Riotta,Joe Sommerlad and Gino Spocchia

Donald Trump is continuing to make baseless claims about election “fraud” rather than accept his defeat to Joe Biden, laying into “fake” polls and the “lame” media on Twitter and even attacking Dominion, the company whose software powers voting machines around the US.

The president has still yet to produce any meaningful evidence to support his claims and, according to insiders, is actually already considering his career post-White House and plotting to launch a new right-wing news channel as part of a bid to “wreck” Fox in revenge for its being insufficiently loyal to his cause.

While Mr Trump continues to undermine democratic values and institutions and Mr Biden ignores him and calmly prepares for power, the US once again broke its record for new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, with at least 140,543 recorded in one day, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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