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McConnell Recognizes Biden As President-Elect: ‘The Electoral College Has Spoken’

"So today I want to congratulate President-elect Joe Biden. The president-elect is no stranger to the Senate," McConnell said.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) officially acknowledged Joe Biden as the president-elect for the first time since the Nov. 3 election Tuesday, becoming the highest-ranking Republican in congratulating the Democrat just a day after the Electoral College formally made the election results official.

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Biden Pledged Not To Declare Victory Until 2020 Election Was Independently Certified

"And here's the deal — We count the ballots as you pointed out, some of these ballots in some states can't even be opened until Election Day. And if there is thousands of ballots, it’s going to take time to do it," Biden said during the first presidential debate on Sept. 29

It has been five days since former Vice President Joe Biden proclaimed he was the “clear victory” of the 2020 presidential election, but just five weeks ago, he pledged not to declare victory until the election was independently certified.

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