The White House declined to comment on Putin’s congratulations to Biden

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White House press secretary Kayleigh Makinani on Tuesday, December 15, declined to comment on congratulations on the election victory from Russian leader Vladimir Putin, sent to Democrat Joe Biden.

Makinani noted that incumbent President Donald Trump himself will speak out on this matter.

At the same time, she stressed that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin did not speak to each other after the head of the Russian Federation congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his victory.

“As far as I know, no,” Makinani replied to a relevant question from journalists at a briefing that was broadcast in Twitter

Earlier in the day, it became known that according to the results of the electoral vote on Monday, Democrat Biden received 306 votes against 232 from Republican Trump, this is enough to win the presidential elections. Now the results of the vote of the electors must be approved by Congress on January 6.

Biden called the vote a clear victory over Trump. According to him, the Republican’s attempts to challenge the outcome of the presidential elections, including in the courts, were unsuccessful and exhausted themselves.

Putin on Tuesday sent a telegram to Biden, congratulating him on his victory in the US presidential election and expressing his readiness for interaction and contacts.

The presidential elections were held on November 3. The current head of the White House is confident that the elections were held with numerous violations and falsifications in favor of the Democrats. Trump’s attempts to sue to block the electoral vote have failed. Trump himself noted that he intends to continue the fight.

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