Donald Trump said that there will be a peaceful transfer of power on January 20, although he does not agree with the election results. The reaction of the American leader to the decision of the U.S. Congress became known from the words of the White House spokesman.
On January 7, the U.S. Congress approved the election of Joe Biden as president amid the turmoil. He won more than 270 electoral votes. The meeting of Congress lasted 10 hours. It became one of the longest in history.
A day earlier, Donald Trump supporters protesting broke into the Capitol building and surrounded the Senate chamber. The Senate and House of Representatives adjourned. The Capitol building in Washington was later cleared of protesters. Four deaths are known.