5:07 PM PT — President-elect Biden is preaching unity and a peaceable transition of energy, which lastly appears like it is going to occur.
Biden addressed the nation Monday after the Electoral School sealed his election victory over Trump, calling on America to set an instance for the remainder of the world with the peaceable transition.
JB says the street forward will not be simple due to the virus, however he says the one option to get by the pandemic is by working collectively.
Joe Biden formally has large plans on Jan. 20, 2021 — now that each one 50 states have formally forged their Electoral School votes to make him the 46th President of the US.
Electors forged their votes Monday throughout the nation, confirming the profitable whole for President-elect Biden … 306 for him, and 232 for now-outgoing President Trump.
Nevada — one of many battleground states — forged theirs first Monday morning, and all the opposite states adopted shortly thereafter … together with Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Arizona — all states that Trump misplaced and has fought, unsuccessfully, to overturn the leads to courtroom.
Trump and his authorized group filed several lawsuits all all through the nation, claiming election fraud, unfair vote counting and invalid ballots … however did not current any hard-hitting proof. Pennsylvania was the one place that they had a bit of little bit of steam, however that was sucked away rapidly when the Supreme Courtroom refused to listen to the case.
After all, it has been a protracted and rancorous street getting right here — Trump has refused to formally concede … and he is despatched Rudy Giuliani to do a lot of his bidding on this challenge, solely to see him come up quick and contract COVID within the course of.
Trump has stated, on digital camera, that if the Electoral School did its factor, he’d bow out. That may be true, however completely nobody’s anticipating him to ship a concession speech.
Initially revealed — three:08 PM PT