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What a Defeated Trump Could Still Try to Do Before Leaving the White House

A lot can go haywire in the months before a new Congress and president are sworn in

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In most countries, power changes instantly after an election. The winners take it, and the losers cede it. That’s not the case in the United States…




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Ben Jacobs is a politics reporter based in Washington. Follow him on Twitter at @bencjacobs.

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