new Delhi: President Donald Trump said on Friday (January 8) that he would not attend the inauguration of his successor Joe Biden. Trump repeatedly dismissed the election result as a hoax and his supporters violently instigated the US Capitol in Washington.
In a tweet, Trump said, “Of all those who have asked, I will not go to the inauguration on January 20.” The outgoing president gave no reason for not attending the inauguration ceremony.
To all those who have asked, I will not attend the inauguration on 20 January.
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 8 January 2021
Facebook Inc. and Instagram have decided to ban outgoing President Donald Trump’s accounts for at least the next two weeks until the president’s transition is complete.
Earlier on Wednesday, Twitter, Facebook and Snap Inc. were temporarily blocked Tech veterans have ditched accounts of Donald Trump to crack down on his baseless claims about the US presidential election.
On Thursday (January 7), Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg condemned the riots in Capitol Hill when supporters of President Trump created an uproar in a joint session of Congress.
In his Facebook post, Zuckerberg stated, “The shocking events of the last 24 hours clearly demonstrate that President Donald Trump will spend the remainder of his time in office to undermine the peaceful and legitimate transition of power to his elected successor Joe Biden.” Intend to use. “
In the presidential election held on November 3, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris received 306 electoral votes, while President Trump received 232. Vermont’s counting of three electoral votes required Biden and Harris to win the presidential race over the 270-limit.
The votes of Biden and Harris’s Electoral College were finally approved on Thursday, after both the Senate and House of Representatives rejected all objections by Republicans to votes in the states of Pennsylvania and Arizona.
The violence on Wednesday claimed four people, including a woman who was shot by a police officer, arrested dozens of protesters during protests and riots on Capitol Hill.
Trump said on Thursday that on January 20 there would be an “ordered” transfer of power to Joe Biden. His remarks came minutes after a joint session of the US Congress formally validated Biden’s victory over Electoral College as Biden’s next US president and Kamala Harris. In the November 3 election as Vice President.
In a statement, Trump said, “Even though I completely disagree with the outcome of the election, and the facts bear me out, there will be a systematic transition on January 20.”