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Downing Street declines to state all votes should be counted in US election

Downing Street declines to state all votes should be counted in US election
Downing Street has repeatedly refused to say whether all of the votes should be counted in the US election.Boris Johnson's spokesman declined to directly answer multiple questions on the matter during a regular briefing with journalists. US election 2020 live: Follow the latest updates It comes after US President Donald Trump doubled down on unsubstantiated…

Downing Street has consistently declined to state whether all of the votes ought to be counted in the US election.

Boris Johnson’s representative declined to straight address numerous questions on the matter during a regular rundown with journalists.

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It follows US President Donald Trump doubled down on dubious claims his political opponents are attempting to “rig” and “take” the election.

In a White Home address he promised litigation to stop this, but once again did not offer any proof for his allegations of corruption and wide-scale tally tampering.

Joe Biden, who might be confirmed as president-elect today, has actually advised Americans to “remain calm” due to the fact that “the process is working”.

His team countered at Mr Trump’s intervention, saying it was “desperate, baseless and a sure sign he’s losing”.

Asked if the UK wanted to see all ballots counted in the US, Mr Johnson’s spokesman reacted by saying the country’s “electoral process should be given time to reach a conclusion”.

Asked once again if Number 10 anticipated to see every vote counted, the spokesman replied that the electoral process “is a matter for the United States”.

He later included that Downing Street was “positive in the checks and balances” of the United States electoral system.

Asked for his view on the United States election, Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin told Sky News: “Every vote should be counted and has to be counted.

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‘ Count every vote’ states Irish prime minister

Mr Martin stated Dublin had a “really strong and long-lasting relationship” with Washington, which would continue regardless of who was elected.

” It’s an extremely close call and patterns are emerging in a particular instructions however we are looking forward to continuing that relationship with the recently elected president,” he included.

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