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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.


Mcconnell Bids Emotional Farewell To Retiring Sen. Lamar Alexander

“I'm sorry that in a few more weeks it will just be the rest of us left, but you're leaving this body and those of us in it and the nation it exists to serve stronger and better before you were here,” McConnell emotionally said from the Senate floor.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell gave a heartfelt farewell from the Senate floor on Wednesday, choking up during an emotional tribute to a “friend of 18 years,” outgoing Republican Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander.


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