The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by a historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil.

His victory came after more than three days of uncertainty as election officials sorted through a surge of mail-in votes that delayed the processing of some ballots. Biden crossed 270 Electoral College votes with a win in Pennsylvania.

Trump refused to concede, threatening further legal action on ballot counting.

Biden, 77, staked his candidacy less on any distinctive political ideology than on galvanizing a broad coalition of voters around the notion that Trump posed an existential threat to American democracy. The strategy proved effective, resulting in pivotal victories in Michigan and Wisconsin as well as Pennsylvania, onetime Democratic bastions that had flipped to Trump in 2016.

Biden, in a statement, said he was humbled by the victory and it was time for the battered nation to set aside its differences.

“It’s time for America to unite. And to heal,” he said.

“With the campaign over, it’s time to put the anger and the harsh rhetoric behind us and come together as a nation,” Biden said. “There’s nothing we can’t do if we do it together.”

Biden was on track to win the national popular vote by more than 4 million, a margin that could grow as ballots continue to be counted.

Trump was not giving up.

Departing from longstanding democratic tradition and signaling a potentially turbulent transfer of power, he issued a combative statement while he was on his Virginia golf course. It said his campaign would take unspecified legal actions and he would “not rest until the American People have the honest vote count they deserve and that Democracy demands.”

Trump has pointed to delays in processing the vote in some states to allege with no evidence that there was voter fraud and to argue that his rival was trying to seize power — an extraordinary charge by a sitting president trying to sow doubt about a bedrock democratic process.

Kamala Harris also made history as the first Black woman to become vice president, an achievement that comes as the U.S. faces a reckoning on racial justice. The California senator, who is also the first person of South Asian descent elected to the vice presidency, will become the highest-ranking woman ever to serve in government, four years after Trump defeated Hillary Clinton.

Trump is the first incumbent president to lose reelection since Republican George H.W. Bush in 1992.

Early Saturday he left the White House for his Virginia golf club dressed in golf shoes, a windbreaker and a white hat as the results gradually expanded Biden’s lead in Pennsylvania.

Trump repeated his unsupported allegations of election fraud and illegal voting on Twitter. One of his tweets, quickly flagged as potentially misleading by Twitter, claimed: “I WON THIS ELECTION, BY A LOT!”

In Wilmington, Delaware, near a stage that has stood empty since it was erected to celebrate a potential victory on Election Night, people cheered and pumped their fists as the news that the presidential race had been called for the state’s former senator arrived on their cell phones.

On the nearby water, two men in a kayak yelled to a couple paddling by in the opposite direction, “Joe won! They called it!” as people on the shore whooped and hollered. Harris, in workout gear, was shown on video speaking to Biden on the phone, exuberantly telling the president-elect “We did it!” Biden was expected to take the stage for a drive-in rally after dark.

Across the country, there were parties and prayer. In New York City, spontaneous block parties broke out. People ran out of their buildings, banging on pots. They danced and high-fived with strangers amid honking horns.

People streamed into Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House, waving signs and taking cellphone pictures. In Lansing, Michigan, Trump supporters and Black Lives Matter demonstrators filled the Capitol steps. The lyrics to “Amazing Grace” began to echo through the crowd, and Trump supporters laid their hands on a counter protester, and prayed.

Americans showed deep interest in the presidential race. A record 103 million voted early this year, opting to avoid waiting in long lines at polling locations during a pandemic. With counting continuing in some states, Biden had already received more than 74 million votes, more than any presidential candidate before him.

Trump’s refusal to concede has no legal implications. But it could add to the incoming administration’s challenge of bringing the country together after a bitter election.

Throughout the campaign, Trump repeatedly refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power, arguing without evidence that the election could be marred by fraud. The nation has a long history of presidential candidates peacefully accepting the outcome of elections, dating back to 1800, when John Adams conceded to his rival Thomas Jefferson.

It was Biden’s native Pennsylvania that put him over the top, the state he invoked throughout the campaign to connect with working class voters. He also won Nevada on Sunday pushing his total to 290 Electoral College votes.

More than 236,000 Americans have died during the coronavirus pandemic, nearly 10 million have been infected and millions of jobs have been lost. The final days of the campaign played out against the backdrop of a surge in confirmed cases in nearly every state, including battlegrounds such as Wisconsin that swung to Biden.

The pandemic will soon be Biden’s to tame, and he campaigned pledging a big government response, akin to what Franklin D. Roosevelt oversaw with the New Deal during the Depression of the 1930s. But Senate Republicans fought back several Democratic challengers and looked to retain a fragile majority that could serve as a check on such Biden ambition.

The 2020 campaign was a referendum on Trump’s handling of the pandemic, which has shuttered schools across the nation, disrupted businesses and raised questions about the feasibility of family gatherings heading into the holidays.

The fast spread of the coronavirus transformed political rallies from standard campaign fare to gatherings that were potential public health emergencies. It also contributed to an unprecedented shift to voting early and by mail and prompted Biden to dramatically scale back his travel and events to comply with restrictions. The president defied calls for caution and ultimately contracted the disease himself.

Trump was saddled throughout the year by negative assessments from the public of his handling of the pandemic. There was another COVID-19 outbreak in the White House this week, which sickened his chief of staff Mark Meadows.

Biden also drew a sharp contrast to Trump through a summer of unrest over the police killings of Black Americans including Breonna Taylor in Kentucky and George Floyd in Minneapolis. Their deaths sparked the largest racial protest movement since the civil rights era. Biden responded by acknowledging the racism that pervades American life, while Trump emphasized his support of police and pivoted to a “law and order” message that resonated with his largely white base.

The president’s most ardent backers never wavered and may remain loyal to him and his supporters in Congress after Trump has departed the White House.

The third president to be impeached, though acquitted in the Senate, Trump will leave office having left an indelible imprint in a tenure defined by the shattering of White House norms and a day-to-day whirlwind of turnover, partisan divide and the ever-present threat via his Twitter account.

Trump’s team filed a smattering of lawsuits in battleground states, some of which were immediately rebuffed by judges. His personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, was holding a news conference in Philadelphia threatening more legal action when the race was called.

Biden, born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and raised in Delaware, was one of the youngest candidates ever elected to the Senate. Before he took office, his wife and daughter were killed, and his two sons badly injured in a 1972 car crash.

Commuting every night on a train from Washington back to Wilmington, Biden fashioned an everyman political persona to go along with powerful Senate positions, including chairman of the Senate Judiciary and Foreign Relations Committees. Some aspects of his record drew critical scrutiny from fellow Democrats, including his support for the 1994 crime bill, his vote for the 2003 Iraq War and his management of the Clarence Thomas’ Supreme Court hearings.

Biden’s 1988 presidential campaign was done in by plagiarism allegations, and his next bid in 2008 ended quietly. But later that year, he was tapped to be Barack Obama’s running mate and he became an influential vice president, steering the administration’s outreach to both Capitol Hill and Iraq.

While his reputation was burnished by his time in office and his deep friendship with Obama, Biden stood aside for Clinton and opted not to run in 2016 after his adult son Beau died of brain cancer the year before.

Trump’s tenure pushed Biden to make one more run as he declared that “the very soul of the nation is at stake.”

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Aim_High

sail... I remembered her name.... SIDNEY POWELL.

I see even the Trump campaign has backed away from her after her ridiculous claims.

sail

Well aim hi ,,,,we will wait for the question about the vote fraud to be determined by the courts,,,,,not a biased agenda driven media...............

Aim_High

Trump now has more flagged tweets than electoral votes, and there are more cases of coronavirus coming from the White House than there are cases of election fraud in the 2020 election. Saadd!!!

Aim_High

"How sad it must be - believing that scientists, scholars, historians, economists, and journalists have devoted their entire lives to deceiving you, while a reality tv star with decades of fraud and exhaustively documented lying is your only beacon of truth and honesty."

Aim_High

The DC park service estimated the number of the Millon MAGA March protesters to be just under 12k... They were about 978,000 short, lol. Sad.

Aim_High

After the Trump campaign demanded a recount in Georgia and that recount is not showing any changes to vote counts that say Biden won, Trump is now calling the recount a scam... who's really trying to steal the election again? Saad!!

sail

Well AIM HIGH,WE TRULEY are polar opposite on many issues,,,,stay healthy ,this virus is on a roll.

sail

Huge Maga march in DC,,,,no looting no violence,,,guess republicans dont act like demos after all...you can just imagine what the demos will do if and when PRESIDENT TRUMP turns over the demos lunch wagon,,,it will be the second sacking of Washington imo.

Aim_High

Nowhere near a million people... the only estimate I've heard is 63k... Obamas inaguration had an estimated 1.8 million people. You can compare pictures of that day vs today and see there's not as many people as it seems.

Open carry is illegal and DC requires a license to carry concealed. We probably won't see much of the tough guy act today.

Aim_High

The fighting is happening on this channel>>

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mul5oJfCqr4

Aim_High

"The takeaway from the day was pretty simple: There is no way to make these people believe that they’ve lost, because they don’t believe in democracy. Let’s just call what happened in Washington, D.C. today what it was: An anti-democracy protest by an assortment of white supremacists, violent fascists, and conspiracy nuts. They came to town to collectively demand the disenfranchisement of more than 78 million Americans, Joe Biden voters, and to reaffirm that “legal votes” can only be cast by white folks outside of miscegenated cities."

sail

Alan Dershowitz,agrees that PRESIDENT TRUMP will win his Pa . law suit,,,,,,,it aint over...........

Aim_High

The same Alan Dershowitz that is part of Jeff Epsteins child sex abuse ring? His opinion that Trump, another friend of Epstein, will win means absolutely nothing in this case. He's probably scare AG Clinton is going to get him, lol.

In reality Trumps lawyers aren't even wanting the PA case... "Lawyers with Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur said in court papers they’d “reached a mutual agreement” with the Trump campaign that it “will be best served” without the firm."

Source: https://nypost.com/2020/11/13/trump-campaign-lawyers-seek-to-quit-case-in-pennsylvania/

Used nypost as the source because I know it's a source conservatives trust.

Aim_High

Review: Biden taps Hillary Clinton to be Attorney General, she will head the investigation of the Trump empire and the missing tax money.

Aim_High

Undeniable proof conservative clowns are just making stuff up..

https://imgur.com/a/vm2hvBK

Aim_High

129 mail in ballots were postmarked Nov. 3rd but arrived late at the Erie county board of elections after election day. Of those 129 ballots, only 2 were processed through the Erie facility Hopkins is "blowing the whistle" on....

Hopkins claims "all but one" late ballots were postmarked Nov. 3rd.

So out of 2 ballots, "all but one" are postmarked Nov. 3rd, lol. You can't make this stuff up! It's almost as funny as the "non-zero number of people" Trumps lawyer tried to use in the Supreme Court to describe the word "one" before promptly being tossed out.... LOL

cropduster1

Aim and watch.

While I'm not happy with who is the apparent winner, you guys are just like the dems and reps. It's over, forget it. We all know that if it went the other way we'd still be watching the same bs, just with a different set of lawyers. So quit looking for black helicopters take off your tin foil hats and agree that we still live in the best country no mater what.

Aim_High

I did not like the apparent winner in 2016 either, but I did not act how the 2020 conservative snowflakes are acting now when Hillary lost, and neither did Hillary... see for yourself.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQOtbcmCyis

Hillary conceded on Nov. 9th... part of her statement was "Last night I congratulated Donald Trump and offered to work with him on behalf of our country." She followed that up with "Donald Trump is going to be our President. We owe him an open mind, and the chance to lead." This is what happened when it "went the other way." Obama and his administration made sure everything was ready for Trump to take office.

I can agree that we still live in the best country no matter what, no matter who the president is.

WatchmanAnon

Why are you here then?

If you don't like the dust up between people with opposing views, then get to stepping.

Iron sharpens iron.

If you have the fortitude of a watermelon, then this ain't the place for you.

I'm not trying to change Aim's position or yours.

I believe what I believe and I can articulate it- quite well, I might add.

I don't require your approval or endorsement to have an opinion. Nor should you be looking for my approval. Man up. Grow some thicker skin.

And if you're trying to play the role of mediator- you suck at it.

Now if you'll excuse me, I'm still writing that Wiki post about Aim and the gerbils.

WatchmanAnon

The 12th Amendment.

Trump wins.

Biden = loser

Aim_High

Biden already has an absolute majority in the electoral college, moron.

WatchmanAnon

Was there some chatter about potential fraud in the 2020 election a while ago? Hmmm?

Behold: The birth of new law! It's called being hoisted by their own petard. Thank you, William Shakespeare.

This is getting good.

https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/1321

sail

Aim HIGH,,,, SIDNEY POWELL,,,,,remember her name,,,its not over and the fat lady is not even in the building........ you will be eating crow by new years imo.

Aim_High

I had to look up her name and the first result is "The Trump legal team’s latest voter fraud Hail Mary"...

Oh I see she was also Michael Flynn's lawyer... didn't he go to jail?

I will eat crow if it is PROVEN that there was actual election fraud, and enough of it to overturn the result. I want to see a picture of these "adjusted" ballots and the person who adjusted them behind bars. But we have yet to see anything factual other than the guy who requested a ballot for his deceased mother...

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Aim_High

You're not thinking this through, kiddo... How would a postal worker "adjust" any dates on a ballot? The ballots are in sealed envelopes... I don't think my ballot even had any date on it.

The only other dates that could be changed are the ones on the ballot security envelope... one is next to the signature, and the other is a postmark. Are you claiming these postal workers were scribbling out dates or something? I would like to see one of these dates that these workers are claiming to have "adjusted"... but my guess is Republicans will hide this information wherever they keep Hunter Bidens laptop hard drives hidden...in the fake news vault.

And I would take a guess that "Postal workers (Plural)" is the long way of saying "two". Maybe they're trying to collect that million dollar prize money... Saad!

From the USPS website: "You can advance your printed date up to 30 days in the future from the current date. Mailpieces must be mailed on the date printed on the meter stamp. You cannot backdate your mail, (that is, you cannot change your printed date to a date earlier than the meter's internally held date) per USPS policy."

Aim_High

No President in history has received transition money or intelligence briefings before the states have certified the election... it usually takes a couple weeks. I'm not sure why you think this is LOL, did one of your right winger "news" sites act like Emily Murphy was preventing Biden from becoming president or something?

Given the way the numbers are going, the recounts won't affect the result, and she will be able to execute her duty soon.

Biden is also not expecting any help from Trump on transitioning anyway. He is already choosing people to replace the Trump swamp... Biden has been in government for decades and his team has been part of those agencies. His transition will be very different from the conman who in 2016 didn't even know he needed to hire a staff.

Aim_High

Watchman believes Pelosi is planning to use the 25th amendment to "oust Feckless Kid Sniffer Joe"

In reality, Pelosi can't invoke the 25th... only the vice president can, and only with a majority of the executive departments i.e. Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security...etc.

The Speaker of the House is not an "executive department". Stop repeating the right winger propaganda and do your own research. EdUcAte YouRsElF.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twenty-fifth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution#Vice_presidential_vacancies_and_succession_to_the_presidency

Aim_High

Only a conservative is dumb enough to believe there is widespread voter fraud with zero evidence, and doesn't believe there is coronavirus with over 250,000 funerals. Saad!

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Aim_High

You might want to look up what a "triggered snowflake" is... I'm not angry at you, I'm LAUGHING at you. And here you are, disagreeing with Pelosi's ability to invoke the 25th... hilarious!

WatchmanAnon

LOL!!! Joe can't get transition money from the GSA because no winner has been certified!!! LOL!

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1247294

Aim_High

Watchman,

Please post your wikipedia link about "gerbils roam the wasteland of Kansas and eat cattle". Oh you can't because you're lying. Saaad!

Anyone could edit wikipedia, but the edits are documented and the sources are listed at the bottom of the page allowing you to research and confirm... Does the Gateway Pundit cite any sources in its articles? Didn't think so, lol.

Aim_High

Joe Biden just increased his lead to over 5 million votes against dopey Donnie... You know what's more amazing? The Lt. Governor of Texas offering $1 million reward for evidence of fraud. That's just begging for more people to make stuff up... They claim widespread fraud but they need to offer rewards and fraud hotlines? Saad!!!!

WatchmanAnon

So you've never heard of a Wanted poster?

You've never seen a Reward for information poster?

Moron

Aim_High

Maybe you can show us an example of a Governor offering a million dollar reward for a crime that may or may not have ever occured... moron.

Aim_High

Watchman, you might want to read my comments more slowly... Biden and Flynn do live by the same laws... Biden receiving congratulatory phone calls from world leaders is not a violation of the Logan act. Flynn discussing American policy in Syria with the Russians before Trump took office is. Educate yourself. It's kinda funny how desperate you people are to try and make something stick... but it's all fake news!! The world is still waiting to see what was on that laptop... how much longer do we have to wait?

Your impeach Biden "battle cry" is quite funny too. I'll remind you the House has the SOLE power of impeachment. The Senate shall have the sole power to try all Impeachments. Do you see the problem here? I'm not trying to be a negative Nancy...

The problem with the rest of your comment is the conservatives have lost all credibility with the mainstream news... even FOX news quit playing along!! Nobodys going to ever read your fake diaper claims because nobody except extreme right wingers read The Gateway Pundit, World Net Daily, or Christian Broadcasting Network... there's nothing in Bidens past that could even come close to Trump and Epsteins teen girl sex parties anyways... and Joe also married a doctor instead of a hooker, and didn't have to pay off any pornstars. Anything you find on Biden will be laughable, just like everything that's been "found" on his son... sad!!!

WatchmanAnon

Oh wait.

There's more on Biden. But that will come later.

You seem to think your "sources" are credible. As pointed out for years your selection of media are nothing more than pundits with an agenda. They sit. They talk. They opine. They have a collective agenda. It is obvious among the networks. Key words and phrases used ad nauseam.

It's like George Orwell wrote their script for Right Speak. And we are punsished for Wring Think.

This election debacle will emasculate them and their polling soon enough.

You see you have zero facts. Your idea of Biden being anything other than what he was Nov. 2 is based on the opinions of news agencies. Desperate news agencies. Why would they be so desperate to claim Biden victorious when ballots are still being counted and electors haven't cast their votes and Congress hasn't certified? Why is the democrat party so desperate to claim a victory when they lost big time on the down ballot last week. Hardly a "blue wave." Pathetic especially with the millions of dollars thrown at these elections.

You've set yourself up for a huge disappointment. Your jumping to conclusions with limited information shows your lack of understanding of the election process and the legal process. You'll be needing antidepressants soon. And by the way, you skimmed over the pronoun I used. It is not the singular 1st person pronoun but rather the 3rd person pronoun. We. We as in more than one. We as in millions of American voters.

We will not concede.

Aim_High

You think Wikipedia is not a credible source, but Gateway Pundit is? LOL.... SAAAD!!!

Conservatives are the minority when you talk about "We". Remember that millions MORE voters chose to elect Biden. This is America. This is a democracy. If you don't like it, leave! Your side lost, deal with it! Nobody cares if you concede or not. The 12th amendment doesn't care if you concede either.

It's sad you need this explained, but the number of outstanding ballots is smaller than the gap Biden has on Trump. There is nothing desperate about it... the desperate party prematurely claimed victory 2am a week ago!! I bet they feel dumb now! Biden did not claim victory for days... until the race was mathematically over. You sound pretty dumb calling the winners "pathetic"... lol.

WatchmanAnon

All right then.

I will write a Wiki about you. Maybe I will throw in some stories about gerbils for effect.

So you call conservatives a minority group. Then you seek to oppress that minority group by silencing their voices and their votes. You're quite the goosestepper. So much for giving minority groups freedoms such as the right to be heard and the right for a vote to count. You're quite the professed socialist. But I'm thinking you're more of a comminist. The media you fall in lockstep with have shielded you quite a bit. You see what they want you to see. You're missing some really important information; however, I don't expect you to care. No matter. You can find pink yarn at Hobby Lobby to make your pink horned hat. What a sad thought: you sitting lonely on your couch, wearing your goofy knitted pink horned hat, surrounded by cats... Pathetic. Post that picture. I can add it to that Wiki page about you.

Stock up on antidepressants. You'll need them for, say, four more years.

CommonSenseOverFear

But you need to remember there is no such thing as a "popular vote" in the United States. There are 50 states votes, which is why we have an electoral college. The difference between votes in the "popular count" is the difference of votes in CA alone. Wipe CA off the map and you have a nearly 50/50 split.

But you're right about the rest. It is near impossible for Trump to overturn enough votes in enough states to win the election. The American people seemed to have gotten rid of Trump and given Republican more of a voice in congress.

CommonSenseOverFear

Oh, and Wikipedia isn't very credible. They're trying to get people to verify information on the website, so it's getting better over time, but the issue is still that anyone can add whatever they want to the site. It's not like you have to think everything is a lie, but don't rely on it for ultimate truth either.

Aim_High

ThErEs MoRe On BiDeN bUt tHaT WiLL cOmE lAtEr

If I had a nickel for every time we've heard this line.... Republicans must just love covering for Joe Biden... they always claim to have all this damning evidence but we have yet to see any of it! saaad!!!!

WatchmanAnon

You know, Joe's friend Nancy Pelosi talked about the 25th Amendment, didn't she? You didn't REALLY think she was referring to President Trump when she talked about the 25th Amendment did you? Nope. She's planninh on using it to oust Feckless Kid Sniffer Joe. Joe is a pawn. He's a placeholder. Oh, but I suppose your media explained this to you? Now that IS sad.

Aim_High

Review: Hunter Biden to lead COVID-19 immunization task force

Joe Biden will actually be appointing doctors and scientists, but if you thought Hunter getting a position sounds wrong, yet didn't have a problem with Jared Kushner or Ivanka than you are a hypocrite.

WatchmanAnon

Former Obama deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes admitted Monday that Joe Biden is already speaking with foreign leaders as if he is the next President.

Thats a violation of the Logan Act.

The Logan Act is what the democrat socialists tried to use to get General Michael Flynn.

If the shoe fits then Biden should be hauled in for violating the Logan Act.

Biden will never be president.

Aim_High

Do you even know what the Logan act is? The Logan act "criminalizes negotiation by unauthorized American citizens with foreign governments having a dispute with the United States."

Speaking with foreign leaders (who are just calling to congratulate him on his victory, as is tradition) is not a violation of any law... educate yourself and stop clinging on to these terrible made up right winger fantasies, it's making you look even more desperate.

WatchmanAnon

Release the transcripts.

We demand proof of what was spoken.

You clearly don't understand the gravity of this.

Not one electoral vote has been cast. Not one. He has zero reason to speak to these leaders.

You're so convinced about him winning, so why are you still pushing the propaganda? Oh yes. It's absolutely believable biden got more votes than Obama. He even performed better with minorities than Obama. Interesting. Oh THAT makes sense. It makes so much sense that states stopped counting votes then resumed after America went to bed on Election night. Nothing strange about that. Nope. The count is always stopped, right?

Biden's sparkling appeal always shined through the tv screen. Why, he's the smartest guy in any room. He possesses such charisma. Anyone can see all of this, right? He's done so much for this country that people can point to a list of his accomplishments. After 47 years that list is so long his colleagues deferred to him for clarity and judgment and dreamed of measuring up to his accomplishments. He was such an amazing candidate the Bernie Sanders supporters cast Bernie to the curb in disgust when Joe entered the race. Good ol Gaffe Joe. Good ol Kid Sniffer Joe. Joe, the man's man, but not too much man to be offputting. Joe, the man who didn't campaign. Joe, who hid in his basement because he feared people. Joe, with his yard circles that he didn't attend. Good old Joe, the Jim Jones of politicians. Why, I bet if he created a commune in some 3rd world country, you'd sell your property amd your soul to go live there. Such charisma. What a guy.

You go ahead and drink another tall glass of Kool-Aid. Absorb that media propaganda.

Just know on Inauguration Day I will be laughing and you'll be knitting a pink horned hat.

Aim_High

Putin called to congratulate Trump almost immediately in 2016, also before a single electoral vote was cast. It's normal. What Flynn did was beyond a "congrats" call... You really should quit acting like such a triggered snowflake. You're begging for a scandal when there is none.

Who cares if you demand proof... Democrats demanded proof too and we have yet to see Trumps tax returns. Trump and his followers have made excuse after excuse of why they can't be released *yet*. If we never know what is said in these phone calls, I'm fine with it. I will just make up ridiculous excuses. "You're beating a dead horse."

The count stopped because of stupid laws made up by Republicans. "The ballots cannot be opened up until election day" is a terrible rule. Trying to stop the count and declaring victory before the 2 million ballots you made rules about could possibly be counted is undemocratic. Without these dumb rules we would have known Biden clearly won within a day or two.

WatchmanAnon

What's law for General Flynn is the same law for Creepy Kid Sniffer Joe.

It's enough to petition a FISA judge with. We demand the same justice for everyone.

What did Peter Strzok imply? That Joe Biden himself suggested using the Logan Act against General Flynn. So what's good for the goose is good for the gander.

Investigate Joe for colluding with foreign leaders.

Did they have a hand in the election? Let's investigate that, too. Time for some FISA retribution.

And Joe can spend down his vast financial resources- courtesy of Hunter's dealings with Ukraine and China- on his own defense. Make that multiple defenses. Spend down his resources until he has nothing like they did to General Flynn. Joe is a regular joe. He shouldn't have a separate set of laws to live by.

The new battle cry will be "Impeach Joe Biden!"

We will do to him what your clan did to President Trump. Cripple him with legal retribution. Use the courts as a battering ram against little Joe. Let's see him take live hardball questions from real reporters and ask the same questions repeatedly so we can get a soundbite to run on the evening news. Let's see how long it takes Joe until he calls a lid on the day. Then we'll report that too because it will show that he's weak. Let's see how we can obstruct his policy. Let's see what we can do to undermine him. He's not orange, but he's white so let's ridicule him for that. Let's ridicule him for wearing adult diapers. Let's ridicule him because he fumbles every time he's in front of a microphone and can't remember where he's at or who his wife or sister are.

And then let's have some fun with the people he appoints. We Anons are exceptionally good at digging and researching. We'll dig and resesrch and find all those embarrassing little life issues they spent years covering or living down. We'll find them and grill them about what we find at the next presser. Forget what the presser is about. We're going for the jugular on what they did and why they did it. Their past belongs to us and we'll exploit every bit until they quit. We'll crowd out any positive comments in their social media accounts with a 24/7 barrage of insults. And then we'll laugh when no one .wants to work for him.

You started this war, so war it will be.

We will not concede.

ruserius

I wonder what Biden is thinking as he looks into Kamala's eyes on Photo 1/11. One of the sickest things I heard out of Kamala's mouth was "WE DID IT, JOE!" I wonder what she meant.

Aside from that, I also wonder why the local media(Newspaper & Radio stations) did not condemn the vandalism of the two signs that were displayed in front of the Lowther North (Breckenridge Hotel), by the way, just 2 blocks West of the Gazette.

Maybe I missed it, but I did not see one mention of it on their websites. Had it been Biden signs, it would have been front page news. Why is the media so biased???

Aim_High

Biden is probably thinking about Trumps facial expression as he packs his bags... You wonder what "We did it, Joe!" meant? It means "WE WON!" And if that is the sickest thing you've heard out of Kamala's mouth, then she must be a freaking SAINT compared to Mr. Grab 'em by the P***Y!!

Those burnt Trump sign articles you probably just missed it. There was also a lot of conversation about it on facebook.

https://kvoe.com/news/item/50429-trump-signs-outside-breckenridge-hotel-damaged-by-fire-emporia-fd-investigating

It was also reported on by both Topeka (KSNT) and Wichita (KSN).

It's not surprising that Breckenridge still isn't complete seeing that its owned by a Trump supporter... I heard they were given the building for basically free (the bricks are worth more than they paid according to KB Thomas) and no work get's done unless the government pays for it to be done. Last time I was in Emporia there were at least 10 broken windows on the north side of the building that are probably still broken... When you leave buildings exposed to the outside elements it doesn't take long for them to develop major problems. The owners could have used that wood to at least keep the rain out, but instead they decided to make giant Trump signs... sad!! Maybe now they can take them down and put them to good use!

ruserius

Watchmananon: I could not said it better. MAGA

Aim_High

President elect Biden says your taxes will go up if you make over $400k per year....

Still not sure why people freaking out because they make $29.10.... maybe they're just really bad at math?

CommonSenseOverFear

It's because people who make that much on paper typically owns businesses meaning they don't actually have that much income. The greatest portion of it goes back into their business. So when you raise their taxes, they have to make choices to compensate which usually means that some of those workers @ $29.10 might wind up out of a job. It's important to look deeper at an issues instead of just stopping at $400K and thinking, "Yeah, I'm good with that." You should be asking, "So what effect will that policy have?"

Aim_High

I'm not sure why Trumps supporters are so surprised they lost... just last month they were rushing to confirm a Supreme Court judge before the election... they already knew they were about to lose.

WatchmanAnon

File a complaint with the FCC for any news agency that called the election. They overstepped.

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2020/11/republicans-begin-filing-fcc-complaints-networks-falsely-claim-joe-biden-president-elect/

Aim_High

From Wikipedia: "The Gateway Pundit is an American far-right news and opinion website. The website is known for publishing falsehoods, hoaxes, and conspiracy theories."

Trash source. Biden is also over the 270 mark so the phrase "falsely claiming" obviously isn't gonna hold up, even if Amy Barrett rules on it lol.

WatchmanAnon

LOL

Name the 3 Supreme Court Justices that had a hand in Al Gore losing the 2000 presidential race.

Gorsuch

Kavanaugh

Barrett

LOL. Biden will never be president.

Aim_High

All joking aside, Rudy Guiliani is going to fight this all they way to the Supreme Courtyard by Marriott...

I hear they settled on Four Seasons landscaping because the real Four seasons hotel was 300 yards from a school so Trumps team couldn't meet there.

WatchmanAnon

Al Gore

Biden will never be president.

Hollowed Ground

Trump's zombie boot-licker of a press secretary just claimed Democrats welcome fraud, rigging, cheating and counting illegal votes. Even Faux News cut her off. Thank God for her!! Thank God she has returned to her normal mode of spewing lies like a fanatical pseudological quack. For a moment I thought she might be getting dementia and start trending to truth after criticizing the Biden celebrations as superspreader events. But my fears were unfounded. She is now the much more familiar liar-boot-licker we always knew her as.

cropduster1

I cancel mine a long time ago but it sure is fun to get on here and see what kinda po o is being stirred up and do a little stirring myself. If you hadn't figured it out. This publication has been a liberal rag since it's inception.

Dale011

I cancelled my subscription to the paper today based on this incorrect and misleading headline. There has been no winner declared. When I emailed the Gazette to tell them, Chris Walker emailed back a sort of apology that a staff member posted the headline without his knowing it. He's the editor, give me a break. I don't want this rag in my house after today.

Hollowed Ground

No need to cancel. It's tradition. The press, the legitimate press that is, has top notch models. These models have not made an incorrect prediction except in a handful of states in 50 years, and they get better with time. Of course the media headlines are not the official declaration of the winner. Neither are the states' certifications. Neither is the EC vote. The official winner will be that announced by Mike Pence on Jan 6. That's assuming no objections. It is safe to assume Republicans will obstruct the process for weeks. Goober Senators and Goober Representatives can and will jointly contest every one of the 538 EC votes, and then debate for 2 hours, and then call for a Senate and House vote on each one. 538 times. Expect the US to be officially presidentless at noon on Jan 20, but with Trump using the obstruction to justify remaining in office as an emergency for four more years until it is 'safe' for him to leave.

CommonSenseOverFear

Except if that happens, the Speaker of the House becomes acting president and I can't imagine Trump wants Pelosi anywhere near the White House.

WatchmanAnon

If you really want to trigger the coven of cackling witches that monitor the comment boards because the mass of cats they have accumulated don't quite make up for them being lonely hags with no social lives and no professional clout to a frenzied wailing meltdown, then simply utter these words:

Al Gore

Wolves36

I'm not happy with Biden winning the election, but when he gets sworn in he's still my president. Its amazing to me that when they announced Biden won conservatives didn't take to the streets rioting, looting, and burning stuff. There were some that took to the capitals protesting the voter fraud theory, but those were peaceful. We will see what happens these next few years and hopefully Biden can stay healthy, because if Harris takes over God help us all.

cropduster1

I'm pretty sure it isn't the conservatives who normally do the rioting, looting and burning but whatever.

Aim_High

I agree... conservatives are more of the mass shooting/bomb type.

Hollowed Ground

The Florida Maga Bomber didn't have Obama stickers plastered all over his van.

cropduster1

I do agree with you about Biden staying healthy. We sure don't need the VP to take over. She and the Pres. elect say they're going to heal the nation but she says she's going to be a role model for women, "especially black women". If they're going to heal it should have been women, period.

Aim_High

Conservatives treating others with opposing views so badly is a major factor in what's driving people to becoming progressives. The majority of America wants some form of universal healthcare and only one party is offering to make that happen...

Conservatives respond to that by saying things like "Your side lost so deal with it", "triggered snowflakes", "losers" "socialist nazis", and "communists" If you don't want people to become progressives, quit driving them to become progressives by insulting them every chance you get. Every insult or sly remark I've made here since November 3rd is a popular quote from President Trump or his supporters. For the party who always told people "F@#$ your feelings!" just a week ago, they sure do have a lot of feelings... and so easily offended... there's a word for it...

It almost sounds like you're looking for a reason to be offended...

cropduster1

We got Obama care all that did was cost me money. Maybe you should practice what you preach and quit making sly remarks whether they are your own or repeated from others.

cropduster1

Just stating the facts

WatchmanAnon

Is that a tear sparkling on your cheek?

Biden = Al Gore = Loser

CommonSenseOverFear

Well, I think the angry rhetoric from BOTH sides is what is polarizing us as Americans and pushing people who value their personal freedoms to move to the right and those who value using government to try to make things better in their opinions move to the left. You vilify the right for being rude, snarky, hateful etc, while at the same time doing the same thing albeit toned down. Yes, President Trump is very, VERY unlikely to win his court challenges and will not be president come January 20th.

On another note, I am curious to know why you are in support of progressive ideas. If you are willing to share your thoughts.

Hollowed Ground

Don't worry, you can't heal those who do not wish to be healed.

cropduster1

And you can't have a battle of wits with unarmed people

Hollowed Ground

It's early. The M-16 crowd still believes it will all be reversed. And just what is your problem with a black female president?

WatchmanAnon

Kamala's former boss Willie Brown thought quite a lot about her.

Though he was married, Willie and Kamala had quite a relationship. He openly talks about their physical interactions. Seedy stuff.

Once he promoted Kamala, she dumped him. He was distraught.

She's quite a role model for women, especially those wanting to climb that corporate ladder. Oldest profession.

Aim_High

Harris did date former San Francisco Mayor and State Assembly Speaker Willie Brown for a period of time between 1994 to 1995. In his capacity as speaker, Brown appointed her to two political posts — first to the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, and then to the Medical Assistance Commission.

What's False

Although Brown was technically still married during the time period that he dated Harris, he had been estranged from his wife Blanche Brown for more than a decade. Harris' first, successful run for office in 2003 happened well after the relationship ended, and Harris sought to distance herself from Brown.

WatchmanAnon

Paint that pig however you like.

Use whatever euphemisms you need to justify vile behavior.

I bet you've read that storyline hundreds of times in the romance novels you cling to. That makes it okay: Kamala being "the other woman."

There's no respect for the sanctity of marriage.

It's still a pig though.

Seedy stuff.

She tossed him like garbage when she was promoted.

That's a pig, not a role model.

Joe = Al Gore

Kamala = Joe Lieberman

Losers

Aim_High

I didn't use any euphemisms.... this is directly from wikipedia, lol. FACTS. But I'm sure you know better than anyone else.

WatchmanAnon

You used a Wiki fas your source???!!!

OMG that's hilarious! Anyone can create a Wiki. I read a Wiki once about how gerbils roam the wasteland of Kansas and eat cattle- laughable!

Kamala probably write that Wiki herself. What a lovely picture she paints of her sordid affair with a married man.

Moron.

cropduster1

I don't care if she or he is pink with black dots. The point is they're liberal and I'm conservative.

Hollowed Ground

Trump's zombie boot licker of a press secretary just labeled the Biden celebrations as superspreader events! Well, we should be pleased for not one but two reasons. First, she might, repeat might, have finally realized, after 250,000 Americans have died, the cause and effect relationship between gatherings and Covid infections. Second, it was no doubt the first ever truthful statement she has made in her life. And you can bet it was her last. Hopefully she will realize her mistake and quickly return to spewing only lies.

Aim_High

If you go to Twitter and search "loser" Donald Trump is the first result. Maybe Kayleigh should be the second.

Hollowed Ground

The focus is now on Georgia. If all intelligent voting Georgians would look back at the Royal Baboon's performance at the debates and especially last Thursday, it should be a 5-second decision to vote Democratic in both cases. Nobody, but nobody should be voting for a Trump enabler at this point. Nobody.

sail

Aim high,,,enjoy the vote for now,,,,,,, but , conserv Americans will go '"BAT S..T CRAZY" if they come to the conclusion the election was a sham. For the future of the country, lets pray its not so, and Biden stays healthy until the next election.

Aim_High

Thanks, sail! I'm enjoying it very much! Nobodys worried about the conservatives... they're actually pretty harmless. I'm sure they will probably continue calling American democracy a sham... sad! Like they've all said the last 4 years, "America, love it or leave it!"

If Democrats were going to cheat, they wouldn't have let McConnell win. Or Graham.... also the only actual evidence of voter fraud I've seen was the conservative guys with the fake ballots, and the Texas lady who registered a bunch of disabled people... nothing big enough to change the outcome. If Biden doesn't "stay healthy", the alternative is going to be a progressive...! Or as the less educated would say a "commie socialist".

Rationa1

Nonsense, Sail. Conservatives have long memories and understand that these things are cyclical. Conservatives have endured the Obama, Clinton, Carter, Johnson, and Kennedy administrations, for example. In each case, conservatives regrouped, identified how they did not offer what the U.S. public needed, and put forward stronger candidates. Conservatives respect order, stability, precedent, and shun chaos and violence. They will not "go crazy," as you suggest. Any who do are not truly conservative.

Jayhawk82

First of all it’s the Senate. Secondly, without fraudulent mail in ballots Biden would not have won. So, the Senate runoffs in Georgia will be December 15th with no fraudulent Fulton County (Atlanta) ballots allowed. Thus, both Republican candidates will prevail quite easily regardless of what heavy hitters you are referring to in the Democrat party. The fact remains that unless the Democrats cheat they usually lose close elections.

James Bordonaro

I think the runoff will be Jan. 5th

Aim_High

Time to drain the swamp! Goodbye Giuliani, DeJoy, Devos, Pompeo, Mnuchin, Barr, Conway, Wheeler, Chao, Meadows, McEnany, Pence, Melania, Ivanka, Donnie Jr., and Eric,and goodbye Trump!

Aim_High

GG Republicans.

An Expatriate Emporian

The Dems are mobilizing their heavy hitters to go to GA to stump for the two runoff house races. If they win and the house becomes a 50/50 split, it'll be Kamala that gets to cast the tie-braking vote. And watching McConnell as she does so will be the best thing.

Aim_High

Yes this is super important! The look on Moscow Mitch's face will be priceless... especially after his promise about continuing to be an obstructionist... lets make it so Mitch doesn't even need to bother showing up for work!!!

Aim_High
James Bordonaro

The runoff elections will be for the Senate not the House of Representatives.

An Expatriate Emporian

quite right, James, my mistake.

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