(NewsReady.com) – On Wednesday, January 6, Congress met to count Electoral College votes with Vice President Mike Pence presiding over a joint session. In the early morning hours on Thursday, lawmakers certified the election. Shortly after, President Donald Trump released a statement.
After Congress announced Joe Biden would be the 46th president, Trump made the American people a promise. The commander-in-chief released a statement through his social media director Dan Scavino where he said he disagreed with the certification, but committed to an “orderly transition on January 20th.” Trump went on to say he wasn’t going to give up the fight to ensure states only counted “legal votes” and this is only the beginning of his “fight to Make America Great Again.”
Statement by President Donald J. Trump on the Electoral Certification:
“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…
— Dan Scavino Jr.🇺🇸🦅 (@DanScavino) January 7, 2021
Although Congress certified the Electoral College vote, making Joe Biden the next president, Trump is not conceding and is still fighting in court to make sure illegal votes were not counted during the election. If Biden is inaugurated on January 20th, there’s every reason to believe Trump is going to run again in 2024 and hopefully make the Democrat a one-term president.
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