The U.S. Congress officially confirmed the victory for trump in the presidential election

The U.S. Congress summed up the results of held in the country on 8 November presidential elections and officially declared them the winner of the representative of the Republican party of Donald trump.


The counting of votes of the members of the Board and of the electors was held during a joint session of the Senate and house of representatives. Voting repeatedly sounded the protests against the election results: mentioned the so-called “Russian intervention” and “suppression of votes”. However, the protests were rejected.


Donald trump scored 307 electoral votes, while Clinton was given 227 votes. The inauguration of U.S. President will be January 20.

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