Joe Biden says it is 'an embarrassment' that Donald Trump is yet to concede

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On Saturday (November 7), news outlets across the world officially projected* Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 Presidential Election.

And despite millions of people across the US - including many former presidents - acknowledging Biden as the winner of the race to the White House, Donald Trump has continued to reject Biden's projected victory.

The incumbent president has been very vocal on Twitter denouncing the many projections that Biden has defeated him, and has even tweeted: "I WON THE ELECTION".

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Trump has repeatedly stated - with no evidence - that voter fraud has assisted Biden's lead and that "bad things happened" in the counting rooms and that observers were not allowed to watch.

In another recent tweet, Trump declared: "Nobody wants to report that Pennsylvania and Michigan didn’t allow our Poll Watchers and/or Vote Observers to Watch or Observe. This is responsible for hundreds of thousands of votes that should not be allowed to count. Therefore, I easily win both states. Report the News!"

A tweet from Donald Trump alleging voter fraud.
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Many of Trump's tweets are now being flagged by Twitter and are attached with the warning: "This claim about election fraud is debated."

Now, as a press conference held in Wilmington, Delaware, on Tuesday, Biden provided his thoughts on Trump's refusal to concede.

One reporter asked the projected President-Elect: "Sir, what do you say to the Americans that are anxious over the fact that President Trump has yet to concede and what that might mean for the country?"

Watch Biden's response below:
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To which Biden responded: "I just think it’s an embarrassment, quite frankly.

"The only thing that - how can I say this tactfully - I think it will not help the President's legacy."

Biden added: "I think at the end of the day, it is all going to come to fruition on January 20th, and between now and then, I hope an expectation is that the American people do know and do understand that there has been a transition."

Speaking about those who voted for Trump, Biden said: "I understand the sense of loss, I get that.

"But I think that the majority of the people who voted for the president - a lot voted for him... a significantly small number, but a lot voted for him - I think they understand that we have to come together."

Per CNBC, Biden also told reporters at the conference that the Trump Administration's refusal to authorize the start of the official transition process "does not in any way change the dynamic of what we’re able to do."

"We have already started the transition; we are well underway," Biden said.

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As of this writing, CNN reports that Biden has 279 electoral college votes and has received a recorded-breaking 77,558,792 public votes. Donald Trump trails on 72,349,982 votes.

*Biden has been declared the projected winner of the election by NBCCNN, BBC News, and many others. 

It is important to note that it is common for media agencies to reveal their election projections based on voting analysis and counted ballots. Click HERE to read why the Associated Press called Biden for Pennsylvania, and therefore, the election.

Joe Biden says it is 'an embarrassment' that Donald Trump is yet to concede

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By VT

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On Saturday (November 7), news outlets across the world officially projected* Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 Presidential Election.

And despite millions of people across the US - including many former presidents - acknowledging Biden as the winner of the race to the White House, Donald Trump has continued to reject Biden's projected victory.

The incumbent president has been very vocal on Twitter denouncing the many projections that Biden has defeated him, and has even tweeted: "I WON THE ELECTION".

[[imagecaption|| Credit: Twitter]]

Trump has repeatedly stated - with no evidence - that voter fraud has assisted Biden's lead and that "bad things happened" in the counting rooms and that observers were not allowed to watch.

In another recent tweet, Trump declared: "Nobody wants to report that Pennsylvania and Michigan didn’t allow our Poll Watchers and/or Vote Observers to Watch or Observe. This is responsible for hundreds of thousands of votes that should not be allowed to count. Therefore, I easily win both states. Report the News!"

A tweet from Donald Trump alleging voter fraud.
[[imagecaption|| Credit: Twitter]]

Many of Trump's tweets are now being flagged by Twitter and are attached with the warning: "This claim about election fraud is debated."

Now, as a press conference held in Wilmington, Delaware, on Tuesday, Biden provided his thoughts on Trump's refusal to concede.

One reporter asked the projected President-Elect: "Sir, what do you say to the Americans that are anxious over the fact that President Trump has yet to concede and what that might mean for the country?"

Watch Biden's response below:
[[twitterwidget||https://twitter.com/MSNBC/status/1326254606956044290]]

To which Biden responded: "I just think it’s an embarrassment, quite frankly.

"The only thing that - how can I say this tactfully - I think it will not help the President's legacy."

Biden added: "I think at the end of the day, it is all going to come to fruition on January 20th, and between now and then, I hope an expectation is that the American people do know and do understand that there has been a transition."

Speaking about those who voted for Trump, Biden said: "I understand the sense of loss, I get that.

"But I think that the majority of the people who voted for the president - a lot voted for him... a significantly small number, but a lot voted for him - I think they understand that we have to come together."

Per CNBC, Biden also told reporters at the conference that the Trump Administration's refusal to authorize the start of the official transition process "does not in any way change the dynamic of what we’re able to do."

"We have already started the transition; we are well underway," Biden said.

An image of Joe Biden.
[[imagecaption|| Credit: PA Images]]

As of this writing, CNN reports that Biden has 279 electoral college votes and has received a recorded-breaking 77,558,792 public votes. Donald Trump trails on 72,349,982 votes.

*Biden has been declared the projected winner of the election by NBCCNN, BBC News, and many others. 

It is important to note that it is common for media agencies to reveal their election projections based on voting analysis and counted ballots. Click HERE to read why the Associated Press called Biden for Pennsylvania, and therefore, the election.