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U.S. Congress confirms Joe Biden as next American president

The Democratic Party candidate surpassed 270 Electoral College votes on Thursday.

• January 7, 2021

Joe Biden has been confirmed as the next president of the United States after his victory was confirmed by members of both chambers of the United States Congress.

Mr. Biden surpassed the crucial 270 mark in the Electoral College votes on Thursday morning, affirming him as the 46th President of the United States.

Prior to the confirmation, congressional members were chased out of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., by rioters suspected to be loyalists of President Donald Trump, who has refused to acknowledge the outcome of the election claiming it was stolen.

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