WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump is sending an extremely damaging message to the worldwide neighborhood by not conceding the election outcomes, President-elect Joe Biden mentioned on Thursday.
Major information networks have declared Biden because the winner of the November three presidential elections, weeks forward of their formal certification by the respective State legislatures.
Trump, nevertheless, has refused to concede. He has filed a number of lawsuits in a number of states difficult the election outcomes alleging that there was huge voters’ fraud and electoral malpractice, a cost denied by state officers and information retailers.
“I think they were witnessing incredible irresponsibility; incredibly damaging messages being sent to the rest of the world about how democracy functions. I do not know his motive, but I just think it is totally irresponsible,” Biden, 77, mentioned throughout a gathering with a bipartisan group of governors in Wilmington.
“What the president is doing now is going to be another incident where he will go down in history as being one of the most irresponsible presidents of America,” he said in response to a question.
“We are going to end up making it clear that we won, and but it is hard to fathom how this man thinks. I am confident he knows he has not won and is not going to be able to win, and we are going to be sworn in on January 20…,” he said.
Responding to another question, Biden said he is “not concerned” that folks could query the legitimacy of his administration.
“The vast majority of the American people, they have already–all the polling data has indicated all the Republicans who worry about it is higher, but you know, over 78 per cent of the American people believe it is without question, it is legitimate,” he mentioned.
“I think most of the Republicans I have spoken to, including some governors, think this is debilitating. It sends a horrible message about who we are as a country,” he added.
The President-elect in response to a different query didn’t rule out taking motion towards the General Services Administration (GSA), the governmental division which has refused to assist him within the transition.
Biden additionally mentioned that he has already selected the identify of the subsequent Treasury Secretary and can make the announcement round Thanksgiving.
“You will soon hear my choice for Treasury. I have made that decision. We have made that decision and you will hear that either just before or after Thanksgiving,” he mentioned.
“You will find it is someone who I think will be accepted by all elements of the Democratic Party from progressive to the moderate coalitions,” Biden added.