Trump requested the recount in Milwaukee and Dane counties, both heavily liberal, in hopes of undoing Democrat Joe Biden's victory by about 20,600 votes.
As Trump has refused to concede to Biden and continues to spread false claims of victory, the mundane process of certifying votes is taking on new significance.
In a tweet, Trump said Christopher Krebs — director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency(CISA)— has been "terminated" from his position, effective immediately.
Public health experts worry that Trump’s inaction will only worsen the effects of the virus.
In court, Trump's lawyers must walk a precarious line between advocating for their client and upholding their professional oath.
Trump's appearance Wednesday at the annual Veterans Day commemoration at Arlington National Cemetery was his first public outing for official business in more than a week.
The president has pledged to go forward with a legal strategy that he hopes will overturn state results that gave Biden the win in Tuesday’s vote.
The party — with few masks and no social distancing — is now under additional scrutiny as a handful of undisclosed White House staff have since tested positive.
Top Republicans like Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Kevin McCarthy have not yet spoken publicly on Trump's press conference.
Dozens of other rallies were planned from New York to San Francisco to signal opposition to Trump and his policies.
Biden has gained a more than 20 point lead over Trump among voters ages 65 and older, two separate American polls showed.
On Friday, Trump again sowed doubt about the election results, saying the only way he would lose is "if there's mischief."
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.