British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday condemned Donald Trump in the east after supporters of the president attacked the Congress in response to his sudden rejection of the US election result.
“All my life America has stood up for some very important things: the idea of freedom and an idea of democracy,” New York-born Johnson told a news conference dedicated to Britain’s coronavirus crisis.
He said, “As far as he has encouraged the people to impeach the Capitol and so far the President constantly doubts the outcome of free and fair elections, I believe it was completely wrong.”
The Prime Minister said, “And I unethically condemn people for what they did in the Legislature.”
“And all I can say is that I am very happy that the President-Elect (Joe Biden) is now properly confirmed and duly confirmed in office, and that democracy prevails.”
Johnson was the first European leader to speak to Biden after the November election victory, despite Biden’s assertion that populists were “physical and emotional clones” of Prime Minister Trump.
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