In 16 minutes, the liar-in-chief offered a downright dishonest take on the election that risked inciting violence
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It seemed like a desperate last stand from a fearful strongman who can feel power slipping inexorably away.
The US president on Thursday returned to the White House briefing room, scene of past triumphs such as that time he proposed bleach as a cure for coronavirus and that other time he condemned QAnon with the words “They like me”.