U.S. Congress accepts Electoral College result; clears way for Biden to become president

Reuters | Washington DC | Updated: 07-01-2021 14:11 IST | Created: 07-01-2021 14:11 IST
U.S. Congress accepts Electoral College result; clears way for Biden to become president

Democrat Joe Biden was cleared to be sworn in as U.S. president on Jan. 20 when Vice President Mike Pence declared that Congress had confirmed the Electoral College tally of states' results that showed Biden the winner of the Nov. 3 contest against incumbent President Donald Trump.

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