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  • Democrats Joe Biden and Kamala Harris formally licensed as subsequent president and vice chairman of america
  • The event comes regardless of Trump’s weeks-long efforts to overturn the vote
  • Trump guarantees “orderly transition”

Amid raging protests and a chaotic day on the Capitol Hill, Democrats Joe Biden and Kamala Harris had been formally licensed as the subsequent president and vice chairman of america of America by the US Congress on Thursday.

The certification finalises the 2020 US electoral course of and ensures that Biden and Harris can be inaugurated on January 20.

Democrat Joe Biden is about to change into the forty sixth president of the nation after a long-drawn-out race to the White Home on the US elections 2020 again in November.

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The event comes regardless of Trump’s weeks-long efforts to overturn the vote.

Trump guarantees orderly transition

Nevertheless, following the certification, Trump said there can be “an orderly transition” after Congress concluded the electoral vote count certifying Biden’s victory.

According to the White House spokesperson, Trump said: “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 20.”

Trump supporters storm US Capitol

In the gravest assault on the symbol of American democracy in over 200 years, rioters forced their way past metal security barricades, broke windows, and scaled walls to fight their way into the United States Capitol Hill early on Thursday, Reuters reported.

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A whole lot of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the constructing in a surprising bid to overturn his election defeat, battling police within the hallways and delaying the certification of Democratic President-elect Joe Biden’s victory for hours.

Police mentioned 4 folks died in the course of the chaos – one from gunshot wounds and three from medical emergencies – and 52 folks had been arrested.

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