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Donald Trump Says He Will Concede To Joe Biden,On One Condition
When asked if he would leave the White House if the Electoral College confirmed Biden's victory, Trump said, "Certainly I will. And you know that."
Donald Trump Says He Will Concede To Joe Biden, On One Condition
New Delhi: On Thursday President Donald Trump for the first time said that he would leave the White House if Joe Bien is officially confirmed as the winner of the US election, even as he railed against the "rigged: vote.
Donald Trump has made an unprecedented attempt to defy the result of the election by refusing to concede spreading wild theories about the stolen ballot and launching the baseless legal challenges that have been thrown out by the courts.
Donald trump answering his first question from a reporter since the November 3 vote, moved closer to accepting that he would serve only one term in office before Biden is inaugurated on January 20.
When asked if he would leave the White House if the Electoral College confirmed Biden's victory he said, "Certainly I will. And you know that."
But "if they do, they made a mistake," he said, adding, "It's going to be a very hard thing to concede."
"I think that there will be a lot of things happening between now and (January) 20th," he said.
"This election was a fraud," Trump said, again without providing any evidence during his remarks to reporters at the White House after he spoke to military personnel via video-link on the Thanksgiving holiday.
Also, he described the US voting infrastructures as "lie a third-world country".
Donald Trump earlier in the day tweeted that "this was a 100% RIGGED ELECTION," while on Wednesday he called on his Republican supporters "to turn the election over."
The President-elect Biden has said that Americans "won't stand" for attempts to derail the vote outcome, and urged Americans to unite to fight the worsening pandemic.
In the US from coronavirus pandemic more than 260,000 people have died with the daily death tolls surging to 2,000 on recent days.
Under pressure from some senior Republicans, Donald Trump this week ended his blockade of government assistance to ease Biden's preparation for assuming the presidency.