US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell takes part in a news conference with Republican leaders at the US Capitol on December 8. Photo: Reuters US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell takes part in a news conference with Republican leaders at the US Capitol on December 8. Photo: Reuters
US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell takes part in a news conference with Republican leaders at the US Capitol on December 8. Photo: Reuters

Mitch McConnell privately urges fellow Republican lawmakers not to fight US election results

  • The Senate majority leader also publicly congratulated President-elect Joe Biden, ending weeks of silence over Trump’s defeat
  • McConnell’s remarks come a day after the Electoral College officially confirmed Biden’s election win

Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020
US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell takes part in a news conference with Republican leaders at the US Capitol on December 8. Photo: Reuters US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell takes part in a news conference with Republican leaders at the US Capitol on December 8. Photo: Reuters
US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell takes part in a news conference with Republican leaders at the US Capitol on December 8. Photo: Reuters
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