Congress affirms Biden win

Congress affirms Biden win

Vice President Pence declared Democrat Joe Biden the winner of the presidential election after Congress counted the electoral votes after a violent day at the Capitol. Pence also announced that Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) was the winner of the vice presidency.

Early Thursday morning, the Senate and House had voted to reject Trump loyalists’ challenges to Biden’s win in Pennsylvania. Congress resumed the count after a pro-Trump mob had attacked the Capitol.

Hours after a mob of abusive Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol at a screen which shocked leaders across the world, Congress reconvened and counted the electoral votes confirming President-elect Joe Biden’s success.

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Following a few controversy, the count of Biden’s 306 votes to President Donald Trump’s 232 has been completed in proceedings that continued till 3:40 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence browse the totals.

Three other adults expired after what are thought to be a kind of health care emergencies across the Capitol grounds, the DC police chief stated.

Back in reconvening the Senate following order was restored, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., stated the country’s authorities had confronted greater dangers than that which he called a “unhinged audience”

“I wish to convey to the American public: The United States Senate won’t be intimidated,” McConnell said.


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