Current and former Trump officials quietly reach out to Biden team – CNN

‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘politics/2020/11/18/joe-biden-health-care-workers-trump-coronavirus-zeleny-pkg-vpx-lead.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘large-media_0’,adsection: ‘const-article-carousel-pagetop’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201118174413-biden-roundtable-small-169.jpg”,”height”:124},”xsmall”:{“width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201118174413-biden-roundtable-medium-plus-169.jpg”,”height”:173},”small”:{“width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201118174413-biden-roundtable-large-169.jpg”,”height”:259},”medium”:{“width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201118174413-biden-roundtable-exlarge-169.jpg”,”height”:438},”large”:{“width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201118174413-biden-roundtable-super-169.jpg”,”height”:619},”full16x9″:{“width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201118174413-biden-roundtable-full-169.jpg”,”height”:900},”mini1x1″:{“width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201118174413-biden-roundtable-small-11.jpg”,”height”:120}}},autoStartVideo = false,isVideoReplayClicked = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [{“title”:”Biden calls out Trump’s refusal to cooperate with transition”,”duration”:”02:09″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/18/joe-biden-health-care-workers-trump-coronavirus-zeleny-pkg-vpx-lead.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/18/joe-biden-health-care-workers-trump-coronavirus-zeleny-pkg-vpx-lead.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201118174413-biden-roundtable-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/18/joe-biden-health-care-workers-trump-coronavirus-zeleny-pkg-vpx-lead.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President-elect Joe Biden criticized the Trump administration for failing to ascertain the election so his transition team can receive access to necessary information and be prepared to tackle the pandemic beginning on day one. “,”descriptionText”:”President-elect Joe Biden criticized the Trump administration for failing to ascertain the election so his transition team can receive access to necessary information and be prepared to tackle the pandemic beginning on day one. “},{“title”:”Hear from the lawyer going head-to-head with Rudy Giuliani”,”duration”:”04:41″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/18/mark-aronchick-rudy-giuliani-pennsylvania-election-case-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/18/mark-aronchick-rudy-giuliani-pennsylvania-election-case-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201118122451-mark-aronchick-rudy-giuliani-pennsylvania-election-case-vpx-00000000-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/18/mark-aronchick-rudy-giuliani-pennsylvania-election-case-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Mark Aronchick, the lawyer who is arguing against Rudy Giuliani on behalf of several Pennsylvania county election boards, describes the scene in the courtroom in recent days. “,”descriptionText”:”Mark Aronchick, the lawyer who is arguing against Rudy Giuliani on behalf of several Pennsylvania county election boards, describes the scene in the courtroom in recent days. “},{“title”:”Trump threatens to deny New Yorkers vaccine. See governor’s response”,”duration”:”03:42″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/13/cuomo-reacts-trump-vaccine-new-york-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/13/cuomo-reacts-trump-vaccine-new-york-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201113182033-donald-trump-andrew-cuomo-split-for-video-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/13/cuomo-reacts-trump-vaccine-new-york-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”New York Governor Andrew Cuomo reacts to President Trump’s remarks in the Rose Garden threatening to deny his state a vaccine for coronavirus. “,”descriptionText”:”New York Governor Andrew Cuomo reacts to President Trump’s remarks in the Rose Garden threatening to deny his state a vaccine for coronavirus. “},{“title”:”‘Mind-boggling’: Whitmer on GOP refusal to certify Detroit-area votes”,”duration”:”01:56″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/18/whitmer-michigan-detroit-election-intv-camerota-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/18/whitmer-michigan-detroit-election-intv-camerota-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201118090425-gretchen-whitmer-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/18/whitmer-michigan-detroit-election-intv-camerota-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer responds after Republicans had temporarily blocked certification based on dubious u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/13/politics/trump-michigan-election/index.html” target=”_blank”>claims of voting irregularities in Detroitu003c/a>.”,”descriptionText”:”Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer responds after Republicans had temporarily blocked certification based on dubious u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/13/politics/trump-michigan-election/index.html” target=”_blank”>claims of voting irregularities in Detroitu003c/a>.”},{“title”:”GOP lawmaker: Colleagues waiting for Trump to come to terms with loss”,”duration”:”01:24″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/18/kinzinger-lawmakers-waiting-for-trump-to-come-to-terms-with-loss-sot-berman-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/18/kinzinger-lawmakers-waiting-for-trump-to-come-to-terms-with-loss-sot-berman-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201118091538-kinzinger-lawmakers-waiting-for-trump-to-come-to-terms-with-loss-sot-berman-newday-vpx-00000000-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/18/kinzinger-lawmakers-waiting-for-trump-to-come-to-terms-with-loss-sot-berman-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Illinois Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger told CNN’s u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-berman-profile” target=”_blank”>John Bermanu003c/a> that he believes his Republican colleagues are waiting for President Trump to accept his election loss before recognizing President-elect Joe Biden.”,”descriptionText”:”Illinois Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger told CNN’s u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-berman-profile” target=”_blank”>John Bermanu003c/a> that he believes his Republican colleagues are waiting for President Trump to accept his election loss before recognizing President-elect Joe Biden.”},{“title”:”Avlon: This is what happens when ideology elbows out science”,”duration”:”03:23″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/us/2020/11/18/coronavirus-spike-politics-reality-check-avlon-sot-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”us/2020/11/18/coronavirus-spike-politics-reality-check-avlon-sot-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201113081119-avlon-reality-check-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/us/2020/11/18/coronavirus-spike-politics-reality-check-avlon-sot-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-avlon-profie” target=”_blank”>John Avlon u003c/a>calls out the politicization of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States as case counts continue to surge. “,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-avlon-profie” target=”_blank”>John Avlon u003c/a>calls out the politicization of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States as case counts continue to surge. “},{“title”:”See how outraged bipartisan panel was over Republicans’ move”,”duration”:”02:37″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/18/don-lemon-wayne-county-panel-election-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/18/don-lemon-wayne-county-panel-election-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201117235315-michigan-united-panel-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/18/don-lemon-wayne-county-panel-election-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”A bipartisan panel in Michigan’s largest county unanimously certified its presidential results, a stunning reversal hours after Republicans had temporarily blocked certification based on dubious claims of voting irregularities in Detroit.”,”descriptionText”:”A bipartisan panel in Michigan’s largest county unanimously certified its presidential results, a stunning reversal hours after Republicans had temporarily blocked certification based on dubious claims of voting irregularities in Detroit.”},{“title”:”McConnell says US will have ‘orderly transfer’ of power”,”duration”:”03:03″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/18/mitch-mcconnell-transfer-of-power-chris-cuomo-cpt-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/18/mitch-mcconnell-transfer-of-power-chris-cuomo-cpt-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201117222329-mitch-mcconnell-transfer-of-power-sot-vpx-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/18/mitch-mcconnell-transfer-of-power-chris-cuomo-cpt-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s Chris Cuomo breaks down President Donald Trump’s firing of Chris Krebs, a Department of Homeland Security official who had rejected Trump’s claims of widespread voter fraud, as well as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s comments on the transition of power from one presidential administration to the next.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Chris Cuomo breaks down President Donald Trump’s firing of Chris Krebs, a Department of Homeland Security official who had rejected Trump’s claims of widespread voter fraud, as well as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s comments on the transition of power from one presidential administration to the next.”},{“title”:”Trump remains at White House amid troop announcement”,”duration”:”03:54″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/17/trump-ten-days-no-public-events-troop-withdrawal-collins-pkg-tsr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/17/trump-ten-days-no-public-events-troop-withdrawal-collins-pkg-tsr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201117142614-donald-trump-1113-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/17/trump-ten-days-no-public-events-troop-withdrawal-collins-pkg-tsr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Donald Trump’s remained at the White House and out of the view of the public as his acting defense secretary announced troop drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan. CNN’s Kaitlan Collins has more.”,”descriptionText”:”President Donald Trump’s remained at the White House and out of the view of the public as his acting defense secretary announced troop drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan. CNN’s Kaitlan Collins has more.”},{“title”:”Sen. Chuck Grassley tests positive for coronavirus “,”duration”:”00:54″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/17/sen-chuck-grassley-iowa-test-positive-coronavirus-tsr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/17/sen-chuck-grassley-iowa-test-positive-coronavirus-tsr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201117102658-chuck-grassley-1014-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/17/sen-chuck-grassley-iowa-test-positive-coronavirus-tsr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”87-year-old Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) tweeted that he tested positive for Covid-19.”,”descriptionText”:”87-year-old Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) tweeted that he tested positive for Covid-19.”},{“title”:” Lindsey Graham responds to ‘stunning’ charge from GOP official”,”duration”:”02:42″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/17/lindsey-graham-2020-election-georgia-trump-raju-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/17/lindsey-graham-2020-election-georgia-trump-raju-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201117170151-lindsey-graham-manu-raju-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/17/lindsey-graham-2020-election-georgia-trump-raju-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is disputing Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s claim that Graham had hinted that he should try to discard some ballots in Georgia, where a recount is underway. Graham also made calls to officials in Arizona and Nevada, two other states President-elect Joe Biden is projected to win. CNN’s Manu Raju has more. “,”descriptionText”:”Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is disputing Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s claim that Graham had hinted that he should try to discard some ballots in Georgia, where a recount is underway. Graham also made calls to officials in Arizona and Nevada, two other states President-elect Joe Biden is projected to win. CNN’s Manu Raju has more. “},{“title”:”Obama gets personal in interview with Oprah”,”duration”:”01:52″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/entertainment/2020/11/17/obama-oprah-book-interview-marriage-birtherism-jk-orig.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”entertainment/2020/11/17/obama-oprah-book-interview-marriage-birtherism-jk-orig.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201117182753-obama-oprah-intv-1-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/entertainment/2020/11/17/obama-oprah-book-interview-marriage-birtherism-jk-orig.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Former president Barack Obama got candid about his marriage to former First Lady Michelle Obama and how he dealt with birtherism in a new interview about his book with Oprah Winfrey.”,”descriptionText”:”Former president Barack Obama got candid about his marriage to former First Lady Michelle Obama and how he dealt with birtherism in a new interview about his book with Oprah Winfrey.”},{“title”:”Republicans appear to congratulate Kamala Harris on Senate floor”,”duration”:”01:14″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/17/republican-senators-senate-floor-kamala-harris-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/17/republican-senators-senate-floor-kamala-harris-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201117172408-republican-senators-senate-floor-kamala-harris-vpx-00001505-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/17/republican-senators-senate-floor-kamala-harris-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”As President Trump and other Republicans refuse to acknowledge President-elect Biden as the winner of the 2020 presidential election, some GOP senators appeared to congratulate Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on the Senate floor.”,”descriptionText”:”As President Trump and other Republicans refuse to acknowledge President-elect Biden as the winner of the 2020 presidential election, some GOP senators appeared to congratulate Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on the Senate floor.”},{“title”:”What’s at risk when the President doesn’t concede”,”duration”:”02:43″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/17/trump-biden-transition-national-security-pandemic-me-orig.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/17/trump-biden-transition-national-security-pandemic-me-orig.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201116222058-biden-trump-transition-white-house-1-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/17/trump-biden-transition-national-security-pandemic-me-orig.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Stalling a complicated presidential transition process can have national security implications for the incoming administration. “,”descriptionText”:”Stalling a complicated presidential transition process can have national security implications for the incoming administration. “},{“title”:”US will withdraw troops in Iraq and Afghanistan by January 2021″,”duration”:”01:32″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/17/christopher-miller-us-troops-withdraw-afghanistan-iraq-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/17/christopher-miller-us-troops-withdraw-afghanistan-iraq-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201117142928-miller-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/17/christopher-miller-us-troops-withdraw-afghanistan-iraq-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller announced that the US will withdraw thousands more US troops from Afghanistan and Iraq by Jan 15, 2021. “,”descriptionText”:”Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller announced that the US will withdraw thousands more US troops from Afghanistan and Iraq by Jan 15, 2021. “},{“title”:”Baldwin calls out Biden campaign adviser: Come on, come on”,”duration”:”01:54″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/11/06/symone-sanders-biden-warren-insult-defense-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/11/06/symone-sanders-biden-warren-insult-defense-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191106163949-baldwin-sanders-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/11/06/symone-sanders-biden-warren-insult-defense-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/brooke-baldwin-profile” target=”_blank”>Brooke Baldwinu003c/a> speaks with senior adviser to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, Symone Sanders, about his recent op-ed that has heightened tension with Elizabeth Warren. “,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/brooke-baldwin-profile” target=”_blank”>Brooke Baldwinu003c/a> speaks with senior adviser to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, Symone Sanders, about his recent op-ed that has heightened tension with Elizabeth Warren. “}],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,mediaMetadataCallbacks,mobilePinnedView = null,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === false) {autoStartVideo = true;if (autoStartVideo === true) {if (turnOnFlashMessaging === true) {autoStartVideo = false;containerEl = jQuery(document.getElementById(configObj.markupId));CNN.VideoPlayer.showFlashSlate(containerEl);} else {CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = true;}}}configObj.autostart = CNN.Features.enableAutoplayBlock ? false : autoStartVideo;CNN.VideoPlayer.setPlayerProperties(configObj.markupId, autoStartVideo, isLivePlayer, isVideoReplayClicked, mutePlayerEnabled);CNN.VideoPlayer.setFirstVideoInCollection(currentVideoCollection, configObj.markupId);var videoHandler = {},isFeaturedVideoCollectionHandlerAvailable = (CNN !== undefined &&CNN.VIDEOCLIENT !== undefined &&CNN.VIDEOCLIENT.FeaturedVideoCollectionHandler !== undefined);if (!isFeaturedVideoCollectionHandlerAvailable) {CNN.INJECTOR.executeFeature(‘videx’).done(function () {jQuery.ajax({dataType: ‘script’,cache: true,url: ‘//www.i.cdn.cnn.com/.a/2.247.5/js/featured-video-collection-player.min.js’}).done(function () {initializeVideoAndCollection();}).fail(function () {throw ‘Unable to fetch /js/featured-video-collection-player.min.js’;});}).fail(function () {throw ‘Unable to fetch the videx bundle’;});}function initializeVideoAndCollection() {videoHandler = new CNN.VIDEOCLIENT.FeaturedVideoCollectionHandler(configObj.markupId,”cn-featured-1vpalyw”,’js-video_description-featured-1vpalyw’,[{“title”:”Biden calls out Trump’s refusal to cooperate with transition”,”duration”:”02:09″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/18/joe-biden-health-care-workers-trump-coronavirus-zeleny-pkg-vpx-lead.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/18/joe-biden-health-care-workers-trump-coronavirus-zeleny-pkg-vpx-lead.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201118174413-biden-roundtable-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/18/joe-biden-health-care-workers-trump-coronavirus-zeleny-pkg-vpx-lead.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President-elect Joe Biden criticized the Trump administration for failing to ascertain the election so his transition team can receive access to necessary information and be prepared to tackle the pandemic beginning on day one. “,”descriptionText”:”President-elect Joe Biden criticized the Trump administration for failing to ascertain the election so his transition team can receive access to necessary information and be prepared to tackle the pandemic beginning on day one. “},{“title”:”Hear from the lawyer going head-to-head with Rudy Giuliani”,”duration”:”04:41″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/18/mark-aronchick-rudy-giuliani-pennsylvania-election-case-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/18/mark-aronchick-rudy-giuliani-pennsylvania-election-case-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201118122451-mark-aronchick-rudy-giuliani-pennsylvania-election-case-vpx-00000000-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/18/mark-aronchick-rudy-giuliani-pennsylvania-election-case-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Mark Aronchick, the lawyer who is arguing against Rudy Giuliani on behalf of several Pennsylvania county election boards, describes the scene in the courtroom in recent days. “,”descriptionText”:”Mark Aronchick, the lawyer who is arguing against Rudy Giuliani on behalf of several Pennsylvania county election boards, describes the scene in the courtroom in recent days. “},{“title”:”Trump threatens to deny New Yorkers vaccine. See governor’s response”,”duration”:”03:42″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/13/cuomo-reacts-trump-vaccine-new-york-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/13/cuomo-reacts-trump-vaccine-new-york-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201113182033-donald-trump-andrew-cuomo-split-for-video-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/13/cuomo-reacts-trump-vaccine-new-york-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”New York Governor Andrew Cuomo reacts to President Trump’s remarks in the Rose Garden threatening to deny his state a vaccine for coronavirus. “,”descriptionText”:”New York Governor Andrew Cuomo reacts to President Trump’s remarks in the Rose Garden threatening to deny his state a vaccine for coronavirus. “},{“title”:”‘Mind-boggling’: Whitmer on GOP refusal to certify Detroit-area votes”,”duration”:”01:56″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/18/whitmer-michigan-detroit-election-intv-camerota-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/18/whitmer-michigan-detroit-election-intv-camerota-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201118090425-gretchen-whitmer-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/18/whitmer-michigan-detroit-election-intv-camerota-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer responds after Republicans had temporarily blocked certification based on dubious u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/13/politics/trump-michigan-election/index.html” target=”_blank”>claims of voting irregularities in Detroitu003c/a>.”,”descriptionText”:”Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer responds after Republicans had temporarily blocked certification based on dubious u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/13/politics/trump-michigan-election/index.html” target=”_blank”>claims of voting irregularities in Detroitu003c/a>.”},{“title”:”GOP lawmaker: Colleagues waiting for Trump to come to terms with loss”,”duration”:”01:24″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/18/kinzinger-lawmakers-waiting-for-trump-to-come-to-terms-with-loss-sot-berman-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/18/kinzinger-lawmakers-waiting-for-trump-to-come-to-terms-with-loss-sot-berman-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201118091538-kinzinger-lawmakers-waiting-for-trump-to-come-to-terms-with-loss-sot-berman-newday-vpx-00000000-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/18/kinzinger-lawmakers-waiting-for-trump-to-come-to-terms-with-loss-sot-berman-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Illinois Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger told CNN’s u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-berman-profile” target=”_blank”>John Bermanu003c/a> that he believes his Republican colleagues are waiting for President Trump to accept his election loss before recognizing President-elect Joe Biden.”,”descriptionText”:”Illinois Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger told CNN’s u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-berman-profile” target=”_blank”>John Bermanu003c/a> that he believes his Republican colleagues are waiting for President Trump to accept his election loss before recognizing President-elect Joe Biden.”},{“title”:”Avlon: This is what happens when ideology elbows out science”,”duration”:”03:23″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/us/2020/11/18/coronavirus-spike-politics-reality-check-avlon-sot-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”us/2020/11/18/coronavirus-spike-politics-reality-check-avlon-sot-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201113081119-avlon-reality-check-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/us/2020/11/18/coronavirus-spike-politics-reality-check-avlon-sot-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-avlon-profie” target=”_blank”>John Avlon u003c/a>calls out the politicization of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States as case counts continue to surge. “,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-avlon-profie” target=”_blank”>John Avlon u003c/a>calls out the politicization of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States as case counts continue to surge. “},{“title”:”See how outraged bipartisan panel was over Republicans’ move”,”duration”:”02:37″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/18/don-lemon-wayne-county-panel-election-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/18/don-lemon-wayne-county-panel-election-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201117235315-michigan-united-panel-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/18/don-lemon-wayne-county-panel-election-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”A bipartisan panel in Michigan’s largest county unanimously certified its presidential results, a stunning reversal hours after Republicans had temporarily blocked certification based on dubious claims of voting irregularities in Detroit.”,”descriptionText”:”A bipartisan panel in Michigan’s largest county unanimously certified its presidential results, a stunning reversal hours after Republicans had temporarily blocked certification based on dubious claims of voting irregularities in Detroit.”},{“title”:”McConnell says US will have ‘orderly transfer’ of power”,”duration”:”03:03″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/18/mitch-mcconnell-transfer-of-power-chris-cuomo-cpt-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/18/mitch-mcconnell-transfer-of-power-chris-cuomo-cpt-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201117222329-mitch-mcconnell-transfer-of-power-sot-vpx-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/18/mitch-mcconnell-transfer-of-power-chris-cuomo-cpt-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s Chris Cuomo breaks down President Donald Trump’s firing of Chris Krebs, a Department of Homeland Security official who had rejected Trump’s claims of widespread voter fraud, as well as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s comments on the transition of power from one presidential administration to the next.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Chris Cuomo breaks down President Donald Trump’s firing of Chris Krebs, a Department of Homeland Security official who had rejected Trump’s claims of widespread voter fraud, as well as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s comments on the transition of power from one presidential administration to the next.”},{“title”:”Trump remains at White House amid troop announcement”,”duration”:”03:54″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/17/trump-ten-days-no-public-events-troop-withdrawal-collins-pkg-tsr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/17/trump-ten-days-no-public-events-troop-withdrawal-collins-pkg-tsr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201117142614-donald-trump-1113-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/17/trump-ten-days-no-public-events-troop-withdrawal-collins-pkg-tsr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Donald Trump’s remained at the White House and out of the view of the public as his acting defense secretary announced troop drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan. CNN’s Kaitlan Collins has more.”,”descriptionText”:”President Donald Trump’s remained at the White House and out of the view of the public as his acting defense secretary announced troop drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan. CNN’s Kaitlan Collins has more.”},{“title”:”Sen. Chuck Grassley tests positive for coronavirus “,”duration”:”00:54″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/17/sen-chuck-grassley-iowa-test-positive-coronavirus-tsr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/17/sen-chuck-grassley-iowa-test-positive-coronavirus-tsr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201117102658-chuck-grassley-1014-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/17/sen-chuck-grassley-iowa-test-positive-coronavirus-tsr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”87-year-old Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) tweeted that he tested positive for Covid-19.”,”descriptionText”:”87-year-old Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) tweeted that he tested positive for Covid-19.”},{“title”:” Lindsey Graham responds to ‘stunning’ charge from GOP official”,”duration”:”02:42″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/17/lindsey-graham-2020-election-georgia-trump-raju-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/17/lindsey-graham-2020-election-georgia-trump-raju-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201117170151-lindsey-graham-manu-raju-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/17/lindsey-graham-2020-election-georgia-trump-raju-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is disputing Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s claim that Graham had hinted that he should try to discard some ballots in Georgia, where a recount is underway. Graham also made calls to officials in Arizona and Nevada, two other states President-elect Joe Biden is projected to win. CNN’s Manu Raju has more. “,”descriptionText”:”Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is disputing Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s claim that Graham had hinted that he should try to discard some ballots in Georgia, where a recount is underway. Graham also made calls to officials in Arizona and Nevada, two other states President-elect Joe Biden is projected to win. CNN’s Manu Raju has more. “},{“title”:”Obama gets personal in interview with Oprah”,”duration”:”01:52″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/entertainment/2020/11/17/obama-oprah-book-interview-marriage-birtherism-jk-orig.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”entertainment/2020/11/17/obama-oprah-book-interview-marriage-birtherism-jk-orig.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201117182753-obama-oprah-intv-1-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/entertainment/2020/11/17/obama-oprah-book-interview-marriage-birtherism-jk-orig.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Former president Barack Obama got candid about his marriage to former First Lady Michelle Obama and how he dealt with birtherism in a new interview about his book with Oprah Winfrey.”,”descriptionText”:”Former president Barack Obama got candid about his marriage to former First Lady Michelle Obama and how he dealt with birtherism in a new interview about his book with Oprah Winfrey.”},{“title”:”Republicans appear to congratulate Kamala Harris on Senate floor”,”duration”:”01:14″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/17/republican-senators-senate-floor-kamala-harris-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/17/republican-senators-senate-floor-kamala-harris-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201117172408-republican-senators-senate-floor-kamala-harris-vpx-00001505-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/17/republican-senators-senate-floor-kamala-harris-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”As President Trump and other Republicans refuse to acknowledge President-elect Biden as the winner of the 2020 presidential election, some GOP senators appeared to congratulate Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on the Senate floor.”,”descriptionText”:”As President Trump and other Republicans refuse to acknowledge President-elect Biden as the winner of the 2020 presidential election, some GOP senators appeared to congratulate Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on the Senate floor.”},{“title”:”What’s at risk when the President doesn’t concede”,”duration”:”02:43″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/17/trump-biden-transition-national-security-pandemic-me-orig.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/17/trump-biden-transition-national-security-pandemic-me-orig.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201116222058-biden-trump-transition-white-house-1-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/17/trump-biden-transition-national-security-pandemic-me-orig.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Stalling a complicated presidential transition process can have national security implications for the incoming administration. “,”descriptionText”:”Stalling a complicated presidential transition process can have national security implications for the incoming administration. “},{“title”:”US will withdraw troops in Iraq and Afghanistan by January 2021″,”duration”:”01:32″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/17/christopher-miller-us-troops-withdraw-afghanistan-iraq-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/17/christopher-miller-us-troops-withdraw-afghanistan-iraq-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201117142928-miller-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/17/christopher-miller-us-troops-withdraw-afghanistan-iraq-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller announced that the US will withdraw thousands more US troops from Afghanistan and Iraq by Jan 15, 2021. “,”descriptionText”:”Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller announced that the US will withdraw thousands more US troops from Afghanistan and Iraq by Jan 15, 2021. “},{“title”:”Baldwin calls out Biden campaign adviser: Come on, come on”,”duration”:”01:54″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/11/06/symone-sanders-biden-warren-insult-defense-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/11/06/symone-sanders-biden-warren-insult-defense-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191106163949-baldwin-sanders-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/11/06/symone-sanders-biden-warren-insult-defense-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/brooke-baldwin-profile” target=”_blank”>Brooke Baldwinu003c/a> speaks with senior adviser to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, Symone Sanders, about his recent op-ed that has heightened tension with Elizabeth Warren. “,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/brooke-baldwin-profile” target=”_blank”>Brooke Baldwinu003c/a> speaks with senior adviser to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, Symone Sanders, about his recent op-ed that has heightened tension with Elizabeth Warren. “}],’js-video_headline-featured-1vpalyw’,”,”js-video_source-featured-1vpalyw”,true,true,’this-week-in-politics’);if (typeof configObj.context !== ‘string’ || configObj.context.length

Author: