President Donald Trump vowed for an “orderly transition on January 20th” in a statement that was issued soon after Democrat Joe Biden was certified by the U.S. Congress as the winner of the 2020 presidential election early Thursday.
Vice President Mike Pence announced that the joint session of Congress certify Biden’s 306-232 electoral victory at 3:41 a.m. ET.
As news of Biden’s victory circulated, White House deputy chief of staff Dan Scavino posted a statement to Twitter on behalf of President Trump, who was locked out of his Twitter account on Wednesday after the U.S. Capitol building was breached.
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“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,” Trump said.
“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 concluded. See Below
Dan Scavino Releases A Statement On Behalf Of President Trump
…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!”
— Dan Scavino🇺🇸🦅 (@DanScavino) January 7, 2021
In ending, here is the moment that Vice President Pence declared Biden as the 2020 election victor:
WATCH: This is the moment Mike Pence certified Joe Biden’s victory in the Electoral College https://t.co/kteVTQPSEE pic.twitter.com/goNU7ytLps
— Bloomberg (@business) January 7, 2021