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NBC News 7 Jan 2021

Congress Confirms Biden And Harris Electoral College Win

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After a day of riots at the Capitol, Congress counted the Electoral College votes and confirmed the win for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.


The joint session of Congress convened to ratify the Electoral College results of the 2020 presidential election.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has acknowledged President-elect Joe Biden's victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. The powerful Kentucky Republican congratulated Mr. Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in a speech on the Senate floor after the Electoral College affirmed the election results. Tanya Rivero has more.
President-elect Joe Biden said "democracy prevailed" and that it was time for the country to turn the page and unite, after the Electoral College cast its votes.
President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris received the President's Daily Brief for the first time, giving them insight into urgent national security questions.

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