U.S. Congress certifies Joe Biden as winner of presidential election

Hours after hundreds of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in a harrowing assault on American democracy, a shaken Congress on Thursday formally certified Democrat Joe Biden’s election victory. Immediately afterward, the White House released a statement from Trump in which he pledged an “orderly transition” when Biden is sworn into office on… Read More U.S. Congress certifies Joe Biden as winner of presidential election

Pro-Trump protesters storm Capitol as lawmakers debate certification of U.S. presidential election results

Hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in a bid to overturn his election defeat, forcing Congress to postpone a session that would have certified President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. With drawn guns and tear gas, police evacuated lawmakers and sought to clear the Capitol Building of protesters, who surged… Read More Pro-Trump protesters storm Capitol as lawmakers debate certification of U.S. presidential election results