Republicans 'poisoning' US democracy by shunning Biden win: top Democrat

Washington (AFP) – The US Senate’s top Democrat warned his Republican colleagues Thursday that they were “poisoning” the country’s democracy by continuing to refuse to acknowledge Joe Biden’s presidential election victory last week.Only a handful of Republicans have publicly congratulated Biden — who himself served for decades in the Senate — an awkward break with political tradition that has heightened the sense of polarization in Washington.Several Republican lawmakers including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have stood firm with President Donald Trump by supporting his refusal to …

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