Update (1020ET): During their update, the Biden Campaign insisted that if "Donald Trump got his wish" and vote-counting stopped right now, Joe Biden would be "the next President of the United States".
- BIDEN CAMPAIGN BELIEVES THEY ALREADY WON WISCONSIN
- BIDEN CAMPAIGN EXPECTS WISCONSIN TO BE CALLED FOR BIDEN THIS AM
- BIDEN CAMPAIGN EXPECTS TO WIN PENNSYLVANIA, NEVADA
Officials insisted that all votes would be counted, and that Biden's legal team is ready for any challenges from the GOP to try and stop the counting, or to "improperly" swing the vote to Trump.
We can't help but wonder: will Twitter and Facebook censor the campaign's message, since Biden hasn't yet been declared the winner? Or is that one of those things that's only bad when a Republican does it?
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With two key swing-state races yet to be called, Democrats' hopes for a 'blue wave' in the Senate crashed on Tuesday as it quickly became clear that they wouldn't manage to flip enough seats to challenge the Republican majority. Even more alarming, the GOP appears to have picked up 10 seats in the House, eroding the Democrats' majority.
Now that Maine's 4 electoral votes have been counted for Joe Biden, eight states, including the key swing states of Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania have yet to be decided. Yet, President Trump's stronger than expected showing definitely has the Biden team on the ropes. Hours after the former VP tweeted that he and his team were still confident that they won the election, team Biden is preparing to make a statement from Wilmington.
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Meanwhile team Trump is holding a phone briefing with reporters that was slated to start at 0955ET.