Although a number of foreign leaders have actually called President-elect Joe Biden to praise him on winning this year’s presidential election, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo firmly insists the race has yet to be called.
” If they are simply stating hi, I expect that is not too awfully challenging,” Pompeo told Fox News on Tuesday of the leaders of other countries speaking with Biden, “However make no error about it, we have one president, one secretary of state, one nationwide security team at a time. It’s suitable that it be that method.”
When initially inquired about world leaders getting in touch with Biden at the start of the interview, the secretary of state told Fox News anchor Bret Baier that there’s still “a dreadful lot of work to do” with concerns to identifying who won the election.
” We are reminding everyone that all the votes have not been counted. We need to ensure the legal process is completely complied with and then America will do what it does finest. We will have a leader in the White Home at twelve noon on January 20 th and we will continue to execute American foreign policy,” Pompeo said.
Most news organizations declared Biden the President-elect on Saturday after he expanded his lead in a variety of crucial states.
According to the Associated Press, Biden has actually now secured 290 electoral votes, which is more than the 270 essential to win the presidency. However, President Donald Trump has yet to concede the election, rather insisting that the election has actually been stolen from him through prevalent voter scams and throug