Supporters at a rally in Georgia with Democratic Senate candidates Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff and President-Elect Joe Biden, January 4, 2020 (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

I joined Monocle 24’s Tom Edwards on Tuesday to analyse three linked developments in US politics: today’s Senate runoffs in Georgia, Donald Trump’s shakedown of the state’s officials over the November Presidential election, and Wednesday’s attempt by Trumpists to block the confirmation of President-elect Joe Biden.

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Conflict, cooperation, or chaos? I’ve got no precedent for you: 2009, 1993 when Bill Clinton took office, not even 1933 when Franklin Delano Roosevelt came in and dealt with the Great Depression — because he didn’t have to deal with a Donald Trump back then.