Election 2020 live updates: McConnell acknowledges Biden as president-elect

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday acknowledged former Vice President Joe Biden as president-elect for the first time since the Democrat’s victory over incumbent President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election.

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On Monday, the Electoral College officially voted to elect Biden as the nation’s 46th president following a hard-fought race with Trump. The Associated Press declared the race for Biden on Nov. 6. Trump has yet to concede the race.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.