House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and 19 other GOP lawmakers were added Friday to an amicus brief filed with the Supreme Court that supports the efforts of Texas to invalidate election results from four states that President-elect Joe Biden won. With the additions, 126 of the 196 House Republicans support the effort, which Trump continued to champion Friday.

Biden plans to roll out his latest high-profile picks for administration posts at an event Friday in Wilmington, Del., as he continues his transition to the White House.

Here’s what to know:

  • A Wisconsin judge has rejected a challenge from Trump’s campaign to the results of the November election, dealing a blow to one of the last of Trump’s challenges pending over results in key swing states.
  • White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Friday told Stephen Hahn, the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, to submit his resignation if the agency does not clear the nation’s first coronavirus vaccine by day’s end.
  • With his legal options dwindling and time running out before a key electoral college deadline, Trump ramped up pressure on the Supreme Court to help overturn Biden’s victory.
  • Election results have been under attack. Here are the facts.