(CNN)Courts continued to throw out Trump campaign challenges to the election and at last the transition formally began. Biden is now the first presidential candidate to win more than 80 million votes, and another member of the Trump family eyes a future in politics.
MondayFirst on CNN: Key government agency acknowledges Biden’s win and begins formal transitionPennsylvania Supreme Court rejects Trump campaign’s effort to block counting certain absentee ballotsFeinstein to step aside as top Democrat on Senate Judiciary CommitteeTuesday
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Biden becomes first presidential candidate to win more than 80 million votesHere’s how Trump’s transition blockade finally endedRead MoreWednesdayTrump announces pardon for Michael Flynn in tweetTrump phones into Pennsylvania GOP lawmakers’ baseless voter fraud event after canceling tripLara Trump eyes Senate bid in North Carolina: ‘It would be an incredible thing’Georgia secretary of state says Trump threw him under bus despite his supportAnd that was the abbreviated week in nine headlines.