Donald Trump: Poll shows 98% of voters don't want him to concede defeat

Donald Trump: Poll shows 98% of voters don't want him to concede defeat

- A poll has shown that out of 192,774 participants, only 2,181 want US President Donald Trump to concede defeat

- The poll appears to have further motivated Trump's bid to overturn Joe Biden's win in the November 3 election in court

- Trump's legal suits are getting dismissed in court and the piling losses are pointing to slim chances of him reversing Democratics' win

- Biden has already named a team he envisions to work with and has been given a nod to access daily presidential briefs

- If Biden is certified as the winner of the poll, he will be sworn in as president on January 20, 2021

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A recently-conducted poll by a US-based media house has shown that most participants don't want President Donald Trump to concede defeat.

According to the poll by Newsmax, out of 192,774 people who voted, 98.9% (190,593) voted NO, meaning they don't want Trump to stand down and acknowledge he lost the election to Democratic candidate Joe Biden.

Those who said Trump should admit defeat made up a a meagre 1.1%, which translated to 2,181 votes.

Donald Trump excited by poll showing 98% of voters don't want him to concede defeat

US President Donald Trump. Photo: Getty Images.
Source: Getty Images

The poll caught the president's attention and he shared it Twitter with a message indicating he plans to continue pushing his bid of overturning Biden's win in court.

"For the good of our country, we must prevail," said Trump.

Newsmax now seems to become one of Trump's supporters' favourite channels.

The president and his followers had been fans of Foxnews but things appeared have gone sour shortly after the election when the news outlet seemed to acknowledge Biden was winning the poll.

In a separate story on Tuesday, November 24, Briefly.co.za reported that Trump suggested he had acknowledged Biden as president-elect after he paved the way for the power transition process to begin.

Trump said his move to allow the process to begin was for "the best interest of our country".

The Republican, however, maintained the election was marred by corruption and that he was going to sustain his push to overturn Biden's victory in court. This came as Trump's legal team continued to receive setbacks in court as poll results they had contested get ratified.

Among places the balloting exercise has been approved include Pennsylvania, Michigan and Nevada. Trump had punctured holes in the credibility of the election in the three regions, claiming some of absentee ballots were fraudulent.

Donald Trump excited by poll showing 98% of voters don't want him to concede defeat

US president-elect Joe Biden (pictured). Photo: Getty Images.
Source: Getty Images

A CNN report published on Tuesday indicated Biden had been given a nod to start getting daily presidential briefs after General Service Administration (GSA) kicked off the process of passage of power.

Such briefs prepare and inform the president-elect and his team on important security threats the country is facing before taking over office.

Biden, who is set to become the first US head of state to win a presidential poll with over 80 million votes, has already named cabinet members he envisions to work with during his four-year tenure.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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