US President Donald Trump has fired his Defense Secretary Mark Esper over Twitter, adding to the political chaos and deadlock stemming from the US elections.
Trump has refused to concede defeat and now Attorney-General William Barr has authorised federal prosecutors to look into allegations of voting irregularities.
But President-elect Joe Biden has lost no time in putting his coronavirus task force in place, as cases rise to more than 10 million in the country.
Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher reports from Washington, DC.
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