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Joe Biden focuses on Cabinet as Trump's hopes of overturning election fade

Biden, working in his home state of Delaware, has pushed ahead with his transition plans despite the lack of cooperation from the current administration

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Biden beat Trump in Michigan by more than 150,000 votes, or almost 3 percentage points, and the election canvassing board is required to validate the count. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya

James Oliphant | Reuters Washington
President Donald Trump's hopes of reversing his election loss hung by a thread on Monday as Michigan and Pennsylvania looked to push ahead with certifying results, while President-elect Joe Biden prepared to name members of his incoming administration.

Trump, a Republican, lost both election battleground states in the Nov. 3 vote, but he has refused to concede defeat and is fighting a legal battle to overturn the results there and in other close races across the country.

Trump's effort to prevent Biden, a Democrat, from taking office on Jan. 20 likely will be doomed if officials confirm Biden as the winner of

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First Published: Nov 23 2020 | 10:28 PM IST

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