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American democracy in 'Peril' – The Washington Post

The transition from President Donald Trump to President Biden was a dangerous one for American democracy.

In 2020, it had been a long campaign season, with Trump determined to win a second term amid a pandemic, racial unrest and economic ruin. 
Meanwhile, Biden was facing his own challenges — trying to hold his family together while fighting for what he called “the soul of America.”

And come election night, there were no quick answers. Results took weeks, leaving room for conspiracy claims and lies. And as the transition played out and Americans watched the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol unfold, it became clear that our democracy was being tested. It wasn’t clear then exactly how much.

Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa set out to uncover the details of what was playing out behind the scenes during this unprecedented transition of power.
On this episode of the “Can He Do That?” podcast, Woodward and Costa discuss their new book. which reveals just how close we came during that time to many crises — political ones, constitutional cones, domestic and international ones.

The transition from President Donald Trump to President Biden was a dangerous one for American democracy.

In 2020, it had been a long campaign season, with Trump determined to win a second term amid a pandemic, racial unrest and economic ruin. 
Meanwhile, Biden was facing his own challenges — trying to hold his family together while fighting for what he called “the soul of America.”

And come election night, there were no quick answers. Results took weeks, leaving room for conspiracy claims and lies. And as the transition played out and Americans watched the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol unfold, it became clear that our democracy was being tested. It wasn’t clear then exactly how much.

Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa set out to uncover the details of what was playing out behind the scenes during this unprecedented transition of power.
On this episode of the “Can He Do That?” podcast, Woodward and Costa discuss their new book. which reveals just how close we came during that time to many crises — political ones, constitutional cones, domestic and international ones.

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