On the 7th of January, Vice President of the United States of America (U.S.A.,) Pence formally certified Joe Biden as the next President of the U.S.A.
Pence also announced that Sen. Kamala D. Harris as the vice president of the United States.
The announcement of the Congress officials came a day after the Washington DC riots.
The officials finally counted the votes and declared Democratic candidate Joseph R. Biden as the President of the U.S.A.
The supporters of Donald Trump, the outgoing President of the U.S.A., stormed the Capitol building, triggering unprecedented scenes of clashes and protest in the seat of American democracy. The clashes lead to the death of a woman, injured police officials and many others.
In November 2020 the United States elections, Joe Biden’s party secured 306 seats and Donald Trump won 232 seats.
However, the certification on the November 2020 elections, a procedural event, was pending, which was announced today, the 7th of January 2021.
Donald Trump who was disappointed with the certification, said, “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.” He further added, “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!”
Joe Biden called the violence an “insurrection” and demanded Trump immediately go on national television to tell the rioters to stand down.
Joe Biden said, “Our democracy’s under unprecedented assault. This is not dissent. It’s disorder. It’s chaos. It borders on sedition. And it must end now.”
The United States elections for the presidency were held on the 3rd of November 2020.