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Donald Trump akzeptiert den Sieg von Joe Biden nicht. Can he tear something else?
Will Joe Biden as the new president unite the so few United Staes of America?
And: Do we see with the designated vice president Kamala Harris also the future US president?
Answers from political scientist Alexander Trechsel.
Herr Trechsel*, was war einzigartig an diesen Wahlen?
So ziemlich alles. The campaigns of both candidates were strongly influenced by the Corona pandemic – even the US president fell ill and a TV debate had to be cancelled. Then there were accusations that the elections had been “stolen” even before the election, something that had never happened before. And finally, the 2020 presidential elections took place in an extremely heated climate: There was major unrest with activists and armed militias in the streets. These were really extremely intense weeks of election campaigning.
Trump and his lawyers are unlikely to be able to do much”
Trump is fuming, refuses to acknowledge the result. Biden is not recognized in any state as the winner in the Swing States. In what way is he right?
Trump can twist and turn it any way he wants. But the minimum of 270 electoral votes went to Biden – even if some of the electoral votes determined are only based on extrapolations. In fact, Trump still seems far from acknowledging a victory of his challenger. Vor k