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US Congress confirmed the victory of President-elect Joe Biden

US Congress confirmed Joe Biden won the presidential election in 2020

US Congress has officially confirmed the victory of Mr. Joe Biden in the presidential election in 2020, paving the way for the 46th president of this country.

Mr. Joe Biden. Photo: AFP

According to the Associated Press, both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate in the morning of January 7 have confirmed the results that the Democratic Party and Mr. Joe Biden won the vote of the electoral support after a day of violence. January 6 in Washington, the day the honor ceremony turned into an unprecedented political crisis nightmare in America.

Earlier, the US Congressional meeting at the Capitol on Jan. 6 to review the results of electoral votes was interrupted after a mob of violent supporters of President Donald Trump swept in and caused violence. at the Capitol.

A woman was shot and killed inside the Capitol, broken windows and mob riot forced lawmakers and aides out of the building under Capitol police protection.

Demonstration and riot begin escalation after President Trump repeated unfounded statements about presidential election fraud in 2020 with thousands of protesters flocking to Washington. Many later protested and surrounded the Capitol – where lawmakers debated electoral votes.

More than six hours after the violence broke out, the lawmakers returned to the joint session. Thirteen Republican senators and dozens of Republican representatives planned to be forced to debate and vote on the electoral votes of the six different states.

The attack on the Capitol prompted some Republicans to argue to try to overturn Mr. Biden’s victory, primarily aimed at voting results in Arizona and Pennsylvania. But all attempts have failed.

In the 2020 presidential election, Mr. Biden defeated Mr. Trump with the 306-232 electoral votes, and is scheduled to take office on January 20.

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