“President Trump called the speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives twice during the past week to make an extraordinary request for help reversing his loss in the state, reflecting a broadening pressure campaign by the president and his allies to try to subvert the 2020 election result.” WaPo: Trump asks Pennsylvania House speaker for help overturning election results, personally intervening in a third state. (In addition to this being poor sportsmanship and unseemly, it’s also a full on crime.)

+ WaPo: Pentagon blocks visits to military spy agencies by Biden transition team. (This isn’t just sour grapes. There’s something going on here that will become a big story.)