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Joe Biden 'confirmed' winner for the US President post (Image tweeted by @donlemon)
Joe Biden 'confirmed' winner for the US President post (Image tweeted by @donlemon)

New Delhi : Hours after pro- Donald Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol, Joe Biden has been confirmed as the electoral winner in the recently concluded US Elections.

The affirmation of Biden's 306-232 victory over Trump in November essentially closes the door on the unparalleled and deeply controversial effort by Trump and his loyalists to overturn the results of the 2020 election.

Donald Trump immediately announced an "orderly transition" but also mentioned that he will actively remain in the politics and may contest for 2024 elections.

"Even though I totally disagree with the outcome of the election, and the facts bear me out, nevertheless there will be an orderly transition on January 20th," he said.

"I have always said we would continue our fight to ensure that only legal votes were counted. While this represents the end of the greatest first term in presidential history, it's only the beginning of our fight to Make America Great Again!" 

The certification in favour of Joe Biden came hours after a mob tried to enter the US Capitol, interrupting lawmakers from doing their jobs.

Security forces fired tear gas in a four-hour operation to clear the Capitol. Police said that one woman, reportedly a female Trump partisan from southern California, was shot and killed and that three other people died in the area in circumstances that were unclear.