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S.A. Miller

S.A. Miller

S.A. Miller is the Politics Editor for The Washington Times. He can be contacted at

Articles by S.A. Miller

Surrounded by Army cadets, President Donald Trump watches the first half of the 121st Army-Navy Football Game in Michie Stadium at the United States Military Academy, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in West Point, N.Y. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)  **FILE**

Trump discounts cyberattack on U.S. government, Russia's involvement

President Trump on Saturday downplayed the widespread hack of government systems and Russia's involvement, contradicting his secretary of state. The president tweeted that the "lamestream" media exaggerated the scale of the cyberattack and continued to be fixated on "Russia, Russia, Russia." Published December 19, 2020

FILE - President Donald Trump, left, remains on stage as then-Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, right, walks away Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. President Trump's extraordinary effort to overturn Joe Biden's win in Wisconsin returns to the courtroom on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 with hearings in federal and state lawsuits seeking to invalidate hundreds of thousands of ballots and give the GOP-controlled Legislature the power to name Trump the winner. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, file)

Trump labels a Biden presidency 'illegitimate'

President Trump said Joseph R. Biden would be an "illegitimate president," saying that is more important than worries about election fraud lawsuits dividing the country. Published December 13, 2020

In this file photo, Fulton County Ga. election chief Richard Barron listens to a question during a press conference while workers scan ballots behind him as the presidential recount gets under way Wednesday morning, Nov. 25, 2020 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. AP Photo/Ben Gray)  **FILE**

Tales of ballot capers convince Trump fans, not judges, of stolen election

The Trump campaign and its allies offered video footage and sworn affidavits attesting that trucks, vans and suitcases full of suspect ballots were sneaked into voting centers for tabulation in a number of states won by presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden. Published December 5, 2020

In this May 1, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, on the Mueller Report. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

AG Barr protects Durham probe with special counsel designation

Attorney General William P. Barr on Tuesday announced that he elevated the attorney investigating the origins of the Russia collusion probe to a special prosecutor, ensuring that the investigation can't easily be squashed by presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden. Published December 1, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden waves as he arrives to meet virtually with the United States Conference of Mayors at The Queen theater Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump administration opens door to Biden transition

A key Trump administration official on Monday agreed to cooperate with presumed President-elect Joseph R. Biden on the transition, acknowledging for the first time -- with President Trump's approval -- that the Democrat is likely to assume the White House in January. Published November 23, 2020

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, pauses as he speaks during a news conference on legal challenges to vote counting in Pennsylvania, Saturday Nov. 7, 2020, in Philadelphia.

Rusty Rudy Giuliani spells trouble for Trump legal fight

U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann posed a routine question to the lead lawyer for President Trump's election challenge in Pennsylvania: What type of standard should the court use to evaluate the campaign's claims of fraud in Nov. 3's presidential election? Published November 18, 2020