Trump says he will relinquish power if Electoral College backs Biden’s victory

Trump says he will relinquish power if Electoral College backs Biden’s victory

- For the first time since vote counting started, Donald Trump has talked about leaving office

- The American president, who has yet to concede defeat to Joe Biden, has alleged widespread voter fraud during the poll

- Trump recently revealed that he would relinquish power if Joe Biden was declared the winner

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In what has surprised many around the world given his refusal to concede defeat in the just-concluded US presidential election, President Donald Trump has agreed to leave the White House on one condition.

According to Bloomberg, Trump said he will hand over to Joe Biden if the Electoral College declares the former vice president as the winner of the US election.

Trump made the disclosure while answering questions from reporters at the White House on Thursday, November 26, after a Thanksgiving teleconference with members of the military.

President Trump claims US presidential election was 100% rigged
Trump says he will leave office if Biden’s victory is confirmed

President Donald Trump has said he will leave office if Joe Biden’s victory is confirmed. Photo credit: Erin Schaff/The New York Times/Bloomberg
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The US president who is speaking to the press for the first time since his election defeat indicated that he may never formally concede defeat to Biden and may even skip the inauguration in January.

Ever since Biden was projected winner of the US presidential election, Trump has made attempt to stop the former vice president's victory.

Asides from refusing to concede, Trump has spread wild theories about stolen ballots and launched legal suits to challenge the results of the election.

Briefly.co.za recalls President Trump claimed that the US presidential election was 100% rigged. President Donald Trump has questioned a report which stated that Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden, garnered 80 million votes in the US election.

Trump in a tweet on Thursday, 26 November, argued that there was no way Biden got such a huge number of votes. He alleged that the report about Biden’s win was an indication that the US election was rigged.

US election: Pennsylvania court stops certifying Biden as winner

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za reported that the Pennsylvania court stopped certifying Biden as winner. President Donald Trump's increasingly delusional claims of victory have been given a soft pat after an appeal court judge in Pennsylvania issued a directive to stop certifying election results.

According to Daily Mail, the order was given on Wednesday, November 25, barely a day after Governor Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania said the department of state had certified former vice president Joe Biden as the winner of the state's presidential poll.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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