According to the Washington Post on January 7, on January 7th local time, Vice President Mike Pence once again presided over a joint meeting of Congress to count and certify the votes of the 2020 presidential election.
After the Senate and the House of Representatives reported the certification results, Pence officially announced that Biden had won 306 electoral votes, Trump had won 232 electoral votes, and Biden was elected the next president of the United States.
According to the report, at the joint meeting held on the same day, the U.S. Congress, the Senate and the
House of Representatives reported the final results to Pence after counting the electoral votes from 50 states and
Washington, D.C. Subsequently, Pence officially announced that Biden would be the next president of the United States.
The current President of the United States, Trump, subsequently issued a statement promising an orderly transfer of power with Biden.
Trump said in a statement that although he “totally disagreed” with the election results, “it is true” that “anyhowever, there will be an orderly transfer of power on January 20.”.
He also said that this represents “the end of the greatest term in the history of the President of the United States” and also “the beginning of the struggle to make America great again”.