By Ike A. Offor
President Donald Trump has finally conceded and announced to cooperate with the transition of power to the President-elect, Joseph Robin Biden. Trump in his live broadcast called for peace and reconciliation though he still maintained that he was calling for protection of democracy. He wants the election processes to sanitise eligibility of voters, via checking the process of voting, those who are allowed to vote.
Trump has since the election maintained that he will not concede because he believed he won the election by a landslide, something that is clear is only in his own head and not reflected in any facts and figures from the election so far.
The link below leads to the live broadcast by President Trump during his concession speech where he called for peace and reconciliation. Many now want him to pay for creating the scenario that led to desecration of the seat of democracy in the United States.
Following the backlash from the rioters who invaded the Capitol building and the House of Representatives Chamber and offices, especially that of the House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, many have called for impeachment and resignation of the President.
The House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi has called on Vice President, Mike Pence to invoke 45th Amendment, which will lead to impeachment of Trump. Though Mike Pence has maintained that he will not invoke 25th Amendment. Many have also said that there is no need for such process since there is only 13 days left for the inauguration of the President-elect, Joe Biden.
Though, the president claimed in his speech that he called on national guards but evidence points to vice-president for making such call that helped to restore order at the Capitol building.
One Congressman said that every day that Trump remains a president is a grave danger to democracy of the United States. Some have called for his resignation, something many would consider mission impossible judging from the character of a man who refused to accept the election and the outcome irrespective of his unsuccessful legal tussles.
The good news is that the man has finally conceded and the process of handover will now commence and the fear of any escalation has now subsided. The institutions of the democracy have finally won.Continue reading