What’s at stake in a likely US transition of power

November 06, 2020

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President Donald Trump leaves after speaking at the White House, Nov. 5, 2020.


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Although the results of the US presidential election are not official yet, all indicators point to a victory for Democratic candidate Joe Biden. But the transfer of presidential power looks like it will be difficult. And, with coronavirus infections surging at record levels in the US and Europe, many nations are imposing new restrictions. Reporter Elana Gordon looks at the pros and cons of the different lockdown approaches. Also, if you’re in the United States, have you received your "emotional support Canadian"? According to a viral tweet, don’t worry, one will be assigned to you shortly.

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