Donald Trump has come close to conceding the presidency, acknowledging in a public statement “the end” of his term, and that he will leave office in an “orderly transition” on Jan. 20.
The statement was issued after Congress affirmed President-elect Joe Biden’s 2020 election victory on Thursday, and hours after building in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. Four people have died as a result of the riot.
Until now, Trump has refused to concede defeat. And as the president is currently locked out of social media, the president issued the statement through White House director of social media Dan Scavino’s personal account, rather than his professional account. Read more…
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