The new US President in the elections of 2020 was Joe Biden getting 290 votes out of 270 required for victory. Donald trump has not recognized his defeat and filed a lawsuit in a half dozen States for a recount. Biden calls it his top priority to win over pandemic COVID-19.
On Saturday after the counting of votes in the state of Pennsylvania former Vice President and Republican Joe Biden received 290 votes in the electoral College, which marked his victory in the presidential elections of the USA in 2020.
Elections in the United States this year was special because of the pandemic, which has forced many Americans to vote early (before November 3) and ballots sent by mail, it was also marked by a record turnout.
Tram intends to challenge the election results
However Donald trump, who scored 214 votes, filed lawsuits in the courts of the several States with accusations of violation of the vote and demands a recount. According to reports, the first cases will begin on Monday.
Many lawyers said that a recount there was no reason, at the same time, voting and denial of the election results depends on the legislation of each state.
Even before the election, trump announced that postal voting will raise voter fraud and warned that he would challenge the election results in the Supreme court. After he is urged to annul the ballots counted after the polls close on 3 November. It is believed that most of the supporters of Biden, calling to vote by post in conditions of a pandemic, chose this method of voting.
Trump wrote: “It’s CRAZY. The Democrats are trying to steal this election.” He also said: “this election is not yet over” and urged supporters to donate to the Republican party.
Former White house chief of staff, President Donald trump, Mick Mulvaney said Friday that the “process” of elections 2020 is not yet complete, that it means nothing more than PR”, adding that “probably, it will take three, four weeks at least” until then, until the final calculations that were challenged and tested.
Campaign Manager to trump bill Stepien on Saturday said the allies “stand by” to the protests that the campaign is organizing throughout the country in the coming weeks, reported NBC News, citing anonymous sources.
The leaders welcomed the victory of Biden and Kamala Harris for Vice-President
Saturday was also elected Vice-President Kamala Harris, who is also a representative of the Democratic party. Harris went down in history as the first American woman of Asian descent elected Vice President.
In his speech, Harris said: “We elect a President that represents the best in us, a leader who will respect the world and who will be our children. A commander in chief who will respect our troops and protect our country. And the President for all Americans.”
The Biden in his speech said that it would strive to unite, not division of the nation, at the same time, noting the receipt of the 74 million votes – a record number in the history of the United States.
Biden appealed to those voters who supported President Donald trump, telling the crowd of supporters: “They are not our enemies. They are Americans. I will work to become a President who seeks not to divide but to unite. I don’t see red States and blue States, I will always see the United States”.
World leaders congratulated the elected President Joe Biden and elected Vice-President Kamala Harris alleged victory on Saturday: the President of France Emmanuel macron, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, President of the European Commission Ursala von der Leyen, the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, the first Minister of Scotland, Prime Minister of Belgium, India, Netherlands, and crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg congratulated Biden, calling him “a strong supporter of NATO and the transatlantic relationship”.
Biden said his first priority is to curb the growing pandemic of coronavirus.
On Saturday, the United States was was a new record in 126400 new cases of infection with coronavirus, in this case, medical experts warn that the worst days of the pandemic “still to come”.
Biden said: “on Monday I will call the group of leading scientists and expert advisers who will help shape the plan Biden-Harris against the COVID in the action plan, which will begin January 20, 2021 (the day of the inauguration). This plan will be based on science.”
At the same time, medical experts pointed out that concerned about thousands of people who gathered on the streets on Saturday to celebrate the victory of Biden in the election.
According to the Washington Post, Biden plans to re-join the Paris climate agreement, and to restore funding to the world health organization. Politics Biden is also different in matters of immigration and green energy.
At the weekend The New York, traditionally supporting the policy of the trump, and also published an article with allegations Biden’s son, this time called trump to stop the rhetoric about “stolen elections” and admit defeat.
“Trump should be proud of what he has done for the country and the world over the past four years. It is a legacy that he could easily use in 2024 – if it stops-soaked conspiracy talk about “stolen” elections,” said The Post. “If trump persists in crazy conversations about the opposite, he will lead his people to the exclusion of his own voice. The years he spent in the White house, changed the nation, but if he refuses to let go of the situation now, his enemies will be easier to ruin it”.
According to media reports, now the Democrats and Republicans with 48 seats in the Senate (before the election, the advantage was with the Republicans). In the house of Representatives remained the majority for Democrats: 217 against 199 Republicans