"He won because the Election was Rigged", Trump wrote on Twitter on Sunday morning, not referring to Biden by name. And yet for all the reverses the President has had to contend with, the best he could come up with at a White House appearance was to say, "Whatever happens in the future, who knows, which administration, I guess time will tell".
Officials said 20 people had been arrested on a variety of charges, including assault and weapons possession.
As these scenarios will not only be analysed by scholars and lawyers but will also deeply affect millions of people, it is highly likely that pro-Trump and pro-Biden mass rallies will flood the streets of the American cities, struggles will erupt, violence could spread, and Trump can potentially order the deployment of active-duty troops and declare a national emergency.
The right-wing Proud Boys group brawled with members of Antifa after darkness fell, videos showed.
But his repeated allegations that the election was "rigged" have inflamed his supporters. Two police officers were injured and several firearms were recovered by police.
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The vaccine , it is learnt, had already arrived in India for the trials from Russian Federation . The vaccine is being tested in Belarus, India, Venezuela, and the UAE.
States face a December 8 deadline to certify their elections and choose electors for the Electoral College, though many states have implemented earlier certification dates.
US President Donald Trump arrives to deliver an update on Operation Warp Speed in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC on 13 November 2020.
Despite his own intelligence officials' declaration this week that the election was "the most secure in American history", Trump and his right-wing media allies show no sign of giving up their quest to get the results overturned.
Several other USA cities saw gatherings of Trump supporters unwilling to accept Democrat Joe Biden's Electoral College and popular vote victory. Bolton last week accused his fellow Republicans of "coddling" and "kowtowing" to Trump as the incumbent despite his defeat.
This was followed by the election in Georgia being called in favour of Democrat Joe Biden, giving him an unassailable 306 electoral college votes against the required 270.
The Trump administration's decision not to recognize Biden as the victor has prevented Biden and his team from gaining access to government office space and to funding normally afforded to an incoming administration to ensure a smooth transition.
Tackling the pandemic will be a paramount priority for Biden, with the United States tallying record numbers of COVID-19 cases in recent days. The Electoral College meets to formally vote for the new president on December 14.