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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice Doesn’t Acknowledge Biden As Election Winner

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CHARLESTON, W. Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Wednesday refused to acknowledge that Joe Biden won the presidential election, four days after the race was called and despite no evidence yet from Republicans of widespread voter fraud.

“As far as acknowledging that the election is over, I do not do that,” said Justice, an ally of President Donald Trump.

He vowed to support Biden if legal challenges and any potential recounts do not change the outcome of the race call.

“If Joe Biden is truly our legally elected president of the United States, we should all celebrate and support him,” he said.

Justice spoke at his regularly scheduled coronavirus news briefing where officials decried the state shattering records for new cases. Biden’s transition team has formed… (Read more)