they do not give up, on the contrary. Voters favorable to Donald Trump were present this Saturday in Washington DC to demonstrate, denouncing what he considers to be an electoral “theft” despite the absence of elements supporting this thesis.
Leaving the White House to go to golf, the American president, who has still not admitted his defeat to Joe Biden, was able to see, from his armored limousine, several hundred of his supporters gathered in the center of the city. . The presidential convoy drove past Freedom Plaza, where enthusiastic protesters were shouting “Four more years!” Four more years! “, Or even” USA! USA! “. Many of them waved “Trump 2020” flags, and some waved signs that read “Best President in History” or “Stop Flying”.
“It is heartwarming to see all this huge support, especially these spontaneous gatherings that are flourishing across the country, including one big Saturday in (Washington) DC. I could even try to say hello, ”Donald Trump had tweeted the day before.
“A rigged system”
“Million MAGA March”, “Stop the Steal”, “Women for Trump”: under various slogans and in a certain confusion, various gatherings were announced for this day of Saturday, supported by several personalities of the extreme right, including Enrique Tarrio , leader of the “Proud Boys”, a nationalist small group.
Among the demonstrators, Darion Schaublin, who drove more than six hours from Ohio to denounce a “completely rigged system” and “manipulation of the media”. The 26-year-old, who claims to have lost his job in a restaurant after refusing to wear a mask, doubts the “legitimacy” of the election result.
Margarita Urtubey, a 49-year-old horse breeder who came from Florida with a friend of Uruguayan origin like her, believes that “Trump has largely won” the presidential election. ” Everyone knows it. But he is against the media, the tech giants and corruption is horrible, “she denounces,” Make America Great Again “cap on her head, saying she is part of the” resistance “. A few anti-Trump rallies have also been announced, raising fears of a tense climate in the US federal capital.
Joe Biden credited with 306 electors
The results of all states have now been announced by the major US television channels. Joe Biden won 306 voters, against 232 for the outgoing president, the reverse score of the victory of the billionaire Republican – who then spoke of a “tidal wave” – against Hillary Clinton in 2016. A recount of the votes must take place in Georgia, where the gap is very small between the two candidates, but its outcome will not change the final result: Joe Biden has, whatever happens in this state, the 270 voters necessary to open the doors of the White House.
The former vice-president of Barack Obama, who will turn 78 next week, went out this Saturday morning for a bike ride near his vacation home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.
A turnaround? Not really
Donald Trump, he continues to maintain confusion about his intentions. It seemed Friday on the verge of recognizing the victory of his rival, before recovering in extremis. “I think time will tell which administration we will have, but whatever happens in the future, who knows, I can tell you that this administration will not impose lockdown,” he said.
Several federal agencies have directly contradicted the president. “The November 3 election was the safest in the history of the United States,” several local and national election authorities, including the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), said in a joint statement, which depends on the Ministry of Homeland Security. “There is no evidence of a voting system having erased, lost or changed ballots, or been hacked in any way.”