2020 US Election
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The 2020 United States presidential election took place on November 3, 2020. It opposed Donald Trump to Joe Biden.
‘Delighting in causing complete chaos’ – What’s behind Trump supporters’ brazen storming of the Capitol.6 min read
Trump has claimed for weeks the election is stolen. Having fired up his supporters in this way, it became much harder to control mob behaviour.
Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol on Jan. 6, disrupting Congress’s certification of Joe Biden as president-elect. Coup experts explain this violent insurrection wasn’t technically a coup.
As Donald Trump continued to stoke his base with false allegations of a ‘rigged’ election, violence at the U.S. Capitol shows America has devolved into a fragile state.
The outgoing president has threatened US democracy. There must be consequences. Shouldn’t a citizen who tries to destroy the republic have no place in the public memory of the state except by their absence?
U.S. Republican Senator Mitt Romney released a statement in response to the announcement that several GOP senators, among which Ted Cruz, are planning to oppose certification of the presidential election results.
It is no longer possible to win a national election in the United States running on a racist political platform.