The newly elected president Joe BidenJoe Biden Foreign groups flood Georgia with advertising purchases before the runoff. Biden will receive a @POTUS Twitter account on January 20, even if Trump does not back down, the company says Trump will participate in a virtual G20 summit amid a wave of coronavirus MORE reached a lead of over 6 million votes over President Trump on Friday as ballots continue to count in some states.
The Associated Press and other major news outlets announced the Biden race two weeks ago, although Trump repeatedly refused to admit, claiming without evidence that he had won and that there were widespread cases of voter fraud in key countries such as Pennsylvania and Michigan. both. of whom voted for Biden.
From Saturday morning, Biden held a total on 79,816,557 votes nationwide, compared to 73,781,603 votes for Trump, according to the AP.
Biden is expected to lead the vote count with 306 votes, with the current president holding 232.
Several cases by the legal team of Trump and other Republicans have been dismissed or dropped because of the inability to provide sufficient evidence of voter fraud and voting irregularities.
With the December 8 deadline for states to resolve possible disputes, Trump’s team has stepped up pressure on Republican officials and lawmakers to slow down the certification process.
On Friday, Trump met with two leading Michigan lawmakers he had invited to the White House, a move that has troubled many as an attempt to change election results in the Midwest.
Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirley and Michigan State House spokesman Lee Chatfield, both Republicans, said in a joint statement after the meeting, “We have not yet been notified of information that would change the outcome of the Michigan election” and that the two “will follow the law and follow the normal process for voters in Michigan.”
The president addressed officials in Wayne County, Michigan on Tuesday night who tried to block the verification of votes there. The efforts of these officials have provoked calls for racism from the mayor of Detroit because of the number of votes of black Americans that can be canceled.
Efforts by Trump and his team to challenge election results have led to bipartisan criticism of the Republican Speaker of the House Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyCheney, top GP MPs, ask Trump for campaign to prove election fraud The Morning Morning Report – Presented by the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC – Trump, Biden clash over transition disruption, pandemics seeks to cool tensions with House Conservatives MORE (R-Wyo.) saying Friday that Trump and his legal team must present tangible evidence to support their allegations of voter fraud, adding that “If the president cannot prove these allegations or prove that he will change the outcome of the election, he must take the oath to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, while respecting the sanctity of our electoral process. “