US election: Biden defeats Trump, elected America’s 46th president


Ø  As Trump refuses to accept Biden’s victory The United States of America has chosen Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden as its 46th president, after defeating the incumbent President Donald Trump. Biden has won the 2020 presidential election, sending President Trump to a bitter defeat four years after he shocked the world by winning the White House with a victory over Hillary Clinton. Biden crossed the 270-vote threshold in the Electoral College yesterday after the State of Pennsylvania for him. He was also able to capture Wisconsin, Michigan and Arizona,…

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Biden becomes 46th U.S. President

Joseph Robinette Biden of the Democratic Party has won Tuesday’s presidential election to become the 46th elected President of the United States. Biden, 77, defeated the Republican incumbent, Donald Trump, by securing 290 Electoral College votes against Trump’s 214, after four grueling days of vote count that kept Americans on edge. The Electoral College refers to the group of presidential electors required by the constitution to form every four years for the sole purpose of electing the president and Vice President. Article II section 1, clause 2 provides that each state shall appoint…

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US Presidency: Biden picks black woman, Kamala Harris, as running mate

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, has announced Kamala Harris as his vice presidential running mate, making the California senator the first Black woman to run on a major political party’s presidential ticket.  The announcement comes following a search that was conducted under strict secrecy, with most campaign aides, donors and even many longtime Biden friends intentionally kept in the dark.  “I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked Kamala Harris,” Biden tweeted. He called Harris a “fearless fighter” for the “little guy.” Biden and Harris will formally…

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