It took until the wee hours of the morning for it to become official, but Joe Biden will take the oath of office on January 20th.
Ever since the November election Donald Trump has been peddling false claims of voter fraud, while urging the courts and Congress to overturn the election. It all culminated on Wednesday when his supporters stormed the Capitol in an effort to intimidate members of Congress.
CGTN’s Nathan King has more from the White House.
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Breaking News: Congress confirmed Joe Biden's presidential victory, defying a mob that stormed the Capitol in a display of violence egged on by President Trump. https://t.co/Cu4uDmr2ZA
— The New York Times (@nytimes) January 7, 2021
Vice President Mike Pence is planning to attend the inauguration of Joe Biden but is waiting on an invitation, a source close to him confirmed https://t.co/CM8oHUwfQ7
— CNN (@CNN) January 7, 2021