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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other members of the Senate GOP leadership continued to suggest that the presidential election had not yet been decided and that there was a possibility that President Trump might still be the winner, they said as they did Speaking at a media presence after the tour. The elections were concluded this morning.
“Until the electoral college votes, anyone running for office can address counting concerns in a competent court. It’s not unusual. It shouldn’t be alarming. At some point here we will finally find out who has been certified in each of these states and the electoral college will determine the winner and that person will be sworn in on January 20th. Don’t worry, ”said McConnell.
“I don’t think anything that has happened so far interrupts an ordinary process of going through the various steps I have indicated and allowing it to transition when there is a new administration. All of these steps are being taken at the right time, ”McConnell said, arguing that the transition process will not be adversely affected as Trump continues to deny the election.
Republican Senator Roy Blunt echoed this message, saying, “The president has not been defeated by a large number – in fact, he may not have been defeated at all.”
McConnell, who was re-elected as Senate Supreme Republican, admitted that it won’t be clear until January if he will be the Senate majority leader, as the battle for Senate control is still in the air.
“We’re ready to go, although there is some tension over whether or not we’ll be in the majority, which will be answered in Georgia on January 5th,” said McConnell.
Florida Republican Senator Rick Scott, who will be the new chairman of the GOP Senate, called it a “real honor” to be elected and predicted that Republicans will win in the upcoming Georgia runoff, which is the balance of power will be determined in the Senate. “We’re going to win in Georgia,” he said.