Supporters of Donald Trump staged a rally in Washington D.C. on Saturday greater than ten days because the nation”s election and with the present U.S. president nonetheless having but to concede to Joe Biden, who gained the November three ballot by flipping plenty of states from Republican to Democrat.

Chanting ‘USA’ and ‘Cease the Steal’, protesters gathered within the metropolis’s Freedom Plaza and cheered as Trump handed by means of the protest in his presidential motorcade. Trump spoke on Friday for the primary time since his defeat to Biden, which he has refused to acknowledge.

Throughout a press convention on the U.S.’s response to a surge in coronavirus instances in current days, the president stated: “This administration won’t be going to a lockdown. Hopefully no matter occurs sooner or later, who is aware of, which administration it is going to be, I suppose time will inform.”

No concession

Solely a handful of Republicans have accepted Biden’s victory, regardless of the previous vice-president’s wins within the essential swing states of Pennsylvania and Georgia taking him to 306 electoral school votes, way over Trump’s 232 and comfortably over the 270 that’s wanted to be elected president.

The Trump marketing campaign has lodged plenty of lawsuits, most of which have already been dismissed by judges, and alleged widespread voter fraud with out presenting any proof. Mike Pence, the present vp, stated Friday that the administration “would struggle for an final result [that] wins us 4 extra years.”

The U.S. is now in uncharted political territory. Though there was a authorized battle over the presidency in 2000 between Al Gore and George W. Bush – which was finally determined by the Supreme Courtroom in Bush’s favour – that dispute was over fewer than 500 votes in a single state, Florida.

By comparability, Biden’s lead within the states the place Trump is demanding recounts or alleging fraud is tens of hundreds of votes. Election officers all through the nation have dominated out widespread fraud and the Division of Homeland Safety has licensed that the election was truthful and correctly carried out.

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