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  • World - North America
  • Updated: Jan 07, 2021

Trump Promises To Hand Over Peacefully After Failure To Overturn Biden's Win

Trump  Promises To Hand Over Peacefully After Failure To Ove

President Donald Trump of the United State has finally agreed to hand over peacefully to President-elect, Joe Biden. He said he will oversee an orderly transfer of power to the winner of the 2020 presidential election.

President Donald Trump who made this known in a statement said that even though he totally disagree with the outcome of the election, there will be an orderly transition on January 20th. 

AllNews reports that Joe Biden, a former vice president, defeated Trump in a keenly-contested election last November with 306 electoral votes.

Following the pronouncement of the result, Trump had repeated disproven claims of electoral malpractice and voter fraud, insisting that he won by a wide margin.

Trump, the Republican president also launched numerous lawsuits that failed in courts and made a last-ditch attempt to force Congress to reject the result during a vote certification exercise on Wednesday, January 6, 2021.

After hours of delay, Biden's victory was affirmed by a joint session of the U.S. Congress presided by Trump's vice president, Mike Pence on Thursday morning.

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Trump said in a statement "Even though I totally disagree with the outcome of the election, and the facts bear me out, nevertheless, there will be an orderly transition on January 20th." 

"I have always said we would continue our fight to ensure that only legal votes were counted. While this represents the end of the greatest first term in presidential history, it's only the beginning of our fight to Make America Great Again," he added.

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