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Weekend Reads Donald Trump wants to evacuate the White House - as soon as Joe Biden is confirmed as President

08:50  27 november  2020
08:50  27 november  2020 Source:   spiegel.de

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Donald Trump has said he will leave the White House if Joe Biden is formally confirmed as the next US president by the electoral college. The president has refused to accept defeat in the 3 November vote, and told reporters on Thursday it would be "hard" to concede. He also once again repeated

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The blockade of the current President is crumbling: Donald Trump has admitted that he will leave the White House. But only when the Electoral Collage has decided.

  Donald Trump will Weißes Haus räumen – sobald Joe Biden als Präsident feststeht © Carolyn Kaster / AP

So far, Donald Trump has fought against the election defeat mainly with legal means. But after his lawyers went bankrupt in a row, the resistance of the still-president seems to be flagging. He has still not officially admitted defeat. But his latest statements are at least in that direction.

He will vacate the White House when Joe Biden has been appointed 46th President by the so-called Electoral College, Trump said on Thursday (local time) in the White House.

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Joe Biden declared victory over Donald Trump on Wednesday, November 7. Trump prematurely announced that he had won on November 4. Biden 's campaign slammed Trump saying it was a "naked effort to take away the democratic rights of American citizens".

During Donald Trump 's four years in office, America's relationship with the world changed Joe Biden winning the White House is seen as good news by many human rights groups here. Mr Biden is now well aware of just how positively President Trump 's harsh treatment of Cuba played to voters

At the same time, however, Trump repeated his claims about alleged election fraud. "It's far from over," said the 45th President of the United States. It was a rigged election. In truth, Biden is the winner, the ongoing protests from the White House do nothing to change that.

Since the November 3rd election, Trump and high-ranking Republican officials have been talking about electoral fraud - but without providing any evidence. In the weeks since the vote, the number of voices calling for Trump to end the blockade has also increased in conservative circles. This week, the incumbent at least declared himself ready to initiate the handing over of the official business to his successor.

The electors of the individual states ultimately formally determine the president, Biden has far more than the 270 votes necessary for victory: 306 on Trump's 232.

The new president is sworn in on January 20th.

The process: The electors vote out December 14th in their states. On December 23, the certified votes must be in

Washington , including Vice President Mike Pence in his role as Senate President.

On January 6th, the Congress will meet for a joint session to count the votes. Pence will then announce a winner. Biden is to be sworn in on January 20th in Washington.

United States: the 5 important dates before the end of Donald Trump's mandate .
© Reuters In a little less than two months, Joe Biden will be inaugurated as President of the United States. But several important steps must take place by then. Explanations. Even if he continues to claim that he has largely won the presidential election, Donald Trump took another step towards accepting defeat on Thursday evening.

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