Biden Calls Virus No. 1 Priority and Announces Task Force Leaders

  • Senator Mitch McConnell did not contradict President Trump’s false claims of a stolen election, saying Mr. Trump was entitled to challenge the results.
  • Susan Collins congratulated Joe Biden on his “apparent victory,” becoming one of the few congressional Republicans to recognize his election.
  • Mr. Biden urged Americans to wear masks to slow the spread of the coronavirus, declaring that “a mask is not a political statement.” Here’s the latest.