Outgoing president Donald Trump could also be skipping the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, however his once-loyal lieutenant, Mike Pence, is reportedly anticipated to attend the occasion.
Trump stated Friday that he gained’t be attending his successor’s inauguration; Biden welcomed the news, saying it was “one of the few things he and I have ever agreed on.”
“He’s exceeded even my worst notions about him,” Biden stated in Wilmington, Delaware, of Trump. “He is one of the most incompetent presidents in the history of the United States of America.”
Biden stated, nonetheless, that he’d welcome Pence to the inauguration.
This is at the very least the second time this week that Pence ― who has been unwavering in his loyalty to Trump over the previous 4 years ― has publicly damaged from the president. Earlier this week, he defied Trump by certifying Biden’s electoral victory.
In a letter to Congress, Pence stated ― in direct contradiction to baseless claims made by Trump ― that he didn’t have the “unilateral authority to determine which electoral votes should be counted and which should not.”
After the certification of Biden’s victory, Trump raged in opposition to Pence on Twitter.
“Mike Pence didn’t have the courage to do what should have been done to protect our Country and our Constitution,” Trump tweeted.
It would find yourself being considered one of his remaining tweets. Trump on Friday was completely banned from Twitter. A slew of other websites and social media platforms have additionally restricted his entry.
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