President Donald Trump says he is not conceding the US election after admitting Joe Biden won.
The Republican president made his claims public on his regular social media platform, Twitter. He wrote: “He won because the Election was Rigged,”.
After this development, Trump, an hour later he said he was not conceding the 3 November vote.
In reaction to his claims of fraud, Trump launched lawsuits in key states, but has not provided any evidence to back his claims of fraud, BBC reports.
So far on his lawsuits, none has been successful.
While Trump claims there was fraud in the recently concluded election, the US election officials on Friday, said the vote was the “most secure in American history” and there was “no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes or was in any way compromised”.
Meanwhile, it has been established that Mr Biden remains president-elect with lead in the popular vote which surpassed five million.
On the election result, it was recorded that, the Democrat has 306 votes in the Electoral College – the system the US uses to choose its president – which far exceeds the 270 threshold to win.
On the overall result, any recounts or legal challenges are not expected to change anything.
The republican’s acknowledgment of Mr Biden’s victory came late.
Trump In a news conference on Friday said, “who knows” which administration would be in power in the future.
At the moment, there are concerns on how to tackle growing Covid-19 infection rates. But Trump’s refusal to concede defeat has heightened the US government’s ability, going forward.