Trump: "I'm going to win unless the elections are stolen"
Donald Trump reiterated this Thursday that he was going to win the US presidential elections, which the Democrats are trying to "rob" him according to him, without providing any concrete evidence.
"If they count the legal votes, I win easily. If they count the illegal votes, they can try to steal the election from us," the president of the United States told a press conference at the White House.
The president said in particular the vote count in Pennsylvania, where his lead over Joe Biden is shrinking hour by hour. This is also the case in Georgia.
Biden "has no doubts" about his victory
Democratic White House candidate Joe Biden said he "had no doubts" about his victory over Donald Trump once all the results were known, while his rival takes legal action against Contes operations. .
"We have no doubt that when the recount ends, Senator Kamala Harris, her running mate and I will be declared winners," the former vice president said in a very short speech at her Wilmington, Delaware stronghold, without taking questions from reporters. .
US Post must sweep polling stations
Federal Judge Emmet Sullivan ordered the US Postal Service, USPS, to sweep twice in all states that reflect the tally of ballots mailed, even those that arrive after Election Day, CNN reported. .
This cleaning affects the states of Nevada, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, where the result of the votes is still uncertain.
In North Carolina and Pennsylvania, ballots that are postmarked before Election Day or Election Day may be counted, under state law, if received by November 6. In Nevada, they can be counted until November 10.
The USPS must perform the first sweep at these offices in the morning, no later than 10:00 a.m. and at the end of the afternoon, so that no ballot is forgotten. In accordance with current ordinance, the postal service must also report the number of ballots found during these cleanings and confirm that they were delivered on time.
Judge orders the entry of Republican observers to Philadelphia
In the instances of Camp Trump, yesterday a judge ordered local officials to allow Republican observers to enter the Philadelphia convention center where the concussion is taking place.
Update on the situation in Georgia
An election official from the state of Georgia provided an update on the vote count at a news conference. Some 74,000 ballots have yet to be counted. Currently, with 98% of the votes counted, President Trump leads with 49.5%. Biden is hot on her heels with 49.2%.
Will the results be known soon in Pennsylvania?
The outcome of the US presidential election in Pennsylvania, which could give Joe Biden the White House if he wins in his home state, may well be known these days, the chief of local voting operations said.
"We could definitely" find out the results on Thursday, Kathy Boockvar told CNN. "I was saying that we could have counted a vast majority of the ballots for tomorrow, but it looks like we will have counted today," she added.
Pennsylvania is one of five states whose vote is not yet known and could change the outcome of the presidential election.
Joe Biden, who on Thursday had 253 or 264 votes of the 270 needed for victory, depending on whether or not Arizona is included (11 votes), we will be sure of being the winner if his home state (20 votes) voted for the. If Republican Donald Trump wins, he will remain in the race, but still could not claim victory.
In the early afternoon local time, about 92% of the votes have been cast in this industrial state in the northeast "rust belt" where the two candidates campaigned fiercely. Outgoing President Donald Trump was still in the lead, but only by around 111,000 votes, an advantage that narrowed as we neared the end of the Conte.
The outcome of the US presidential election is still pending in some key states where the vote count is still ongoing and the race too close to declare a winner: Arizona, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Nevada.