Current Events 3 | Is the Election Over Yet? Did Trump Really Lose?!

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On the 3rd episode of Current Events, Al gives an important update on the U.S. presidential election.

Most news media outlets are saying the Joe Biden won the presidential election. But is that really the case? Is it actually over? Well, technically, it’s not over until the new president takes over on January 20th, called “Inauguration Day.” So what is Trump trying to do in order to retain the presidency? What is the legal court case about? Al goes over the details so that you can understand and follow along with the updates.

Here are the key vocabulary:
to throw out
widespread fraud
controversial
emergency order
battleground state
to invalidate
margin of victory
audacious
dubious
gambit
legislative branch
executive branch
judicial branch
mail-in voting
absentee voting
precedent
to frame
longshot
to swear in

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Articles used in this episode:

CNN:
Explaining the Supreme Court lawsuit from Texas and Trump challenging Biden’s win

Fox News:
Missouri, 16 other states file brief supporting Texas suit to delay presidential elector appointment

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