Trump admits for the first time that “a new administration” is about to take office
US President Donald Trump admitted for the first time that the administration of President-elect Joe Biden will take power on January 20.
|45th US President Donald Trump. Photo: AFP|
Not specifically mentioning Mr. Biden’s name, but Mr. Trump in a 3-minute video on January 7 “A new administration will take office on January 20”.
President Trump has repeatedly stated that he will never give in to Mr. Biden and support dozens of lawsuits that fail, and Trump’s personal Twitter account is also flooded with claims of election fraud. .
According to CNBC, the culmination of Trump’s opposition to the election results was a bloody riot on Jan. 6 when crowds of Trump supporters flooded the Capitol where Congress held a joint meeting. review the voting results of the electors. Both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate on the morning of January 7 confirmed Mr. Biden had won the 2020 presidential election. At the time of the riots, a woman was shot in the Capitol and died afterwards despite be taken to the emergency room at the hospital.
“Now the riotous heat has cooled and the calm is slowly returning. We have to start with the business of America,” Trump said in his first speech to the country after the June 6 riots. 1 in Washington.
“My focus is now on ensuring a smooth, orderly and seamless transition of power,” said President Trump.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was previously predicted by major US news agencies to win the presidential election in November 2020. By mid-December 2020, the Electoral College also voted to confirm Mr. Biden’s victory, with 306 Electoral votes, while President Trump of the Republican Party only got 232 electoral votes.
“For those who engage in acts of violence and destruction, you are not representing our country. And those who violate the law will pay the price,” Trump said.
On January 6, protesters supporting Mr. Trump stormed the Capitol to dispute the confirmation of the results of the 2020 presidential election of the US Congress.
This weekend, the US National Guard will deploy 6,200 members to Washington, DC and stay in the area for a minimum of 30 days. This extended mobilization is to ensure members of the National Guard will be present for the inauguration on January 20 of the 46th US President – Joe Biden.
The National Guard is regularly present at the inauguration of the US president. Prior to that, more than 7,000 national guards had been mobilized to serve during President Trump’s inauguration in 2017.