Top republican politicians are quiet on Biden success as Trump declines to yield

 Top republican politicians are quiet on Biden success as Trump declines to yield

Emily Cochrane,

New York Times Service

November 8, 2020|7: 56 AM

WASHINGTON– As President Donald Trump declined to concede defeat Saturday, top Republican congressional leaders did the same, avoiding releasing the popular statements congratulating the victor that have been standard amongst senior lawmakers in both celebrations when a presidential election has actually been stated.

Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. and the bulk leader, decreased Saturday to acknowledge Biden’s victory, with an aide instead pointing reporters to a generic “count all the votes” statement McConnell launched Friday prior to the outcomes were understood.

His silence Saturday came as other Republican leaders also kept mum abo

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