Congress Officially Confirmed Biden’s Presidential Victory Amid Chaos In The US Capitol
Vice-President Mike Pence declared the news.
In the early hours of Thursday morning,was officially confirmed to be the winner of the 2020 presidential election by the U.S. Congress.
Current Vice-President Mike Pence affirmed the victory, ending any possibility that
[The count] shall be deemed a sufficient declaration.
While Pence confirmed that the count was a “sufficient declaration,” CTV News reports that he did not offer any words of congratulations to the new administration.
His announcement goes against incumbent President Donald Trump, who has been claiming for months thatthe election.
Prior to this declaration from the U.S. Congress, chaos had broken out in Washington D.C. as pro-Trump supporters
Prime Ministerdescribed the riots as an “attack on democracy” and said “violence will never succeed in overruling the will of the people.”
According to Global News, four people were which reportedly forced lawmakers and officials to hide in their offices for several hours.
While Trump urged violent demonstrators toon Wednesday, he continued to make unsubstantiated claims of election fraud.
As the situation became increasingly tense, social media sites like Twitter and FacebookTrump’s accounts.