After seemingly lasting forever, the US Presidential election finally produced a result on Saturday as Joe Biden was declared the winner over incumbent President Donald Trump.
The news came after US networks declared the Democratic candidate Biden the victor in Pennsylvania, giving him 20 votes in the electoral college and that was enough to take him over the threshold of 270 votes needed to win the race to the White House.
When President-elect Biden held a celebration in his home city of Wilmington, Delaware in the early hours of Sunday morning, he took the unusual step in US politics of not mentioning his vanquished opponent, Donald Trump, in his victory speech.
That’s because Trump has so far refused to admit defeat to Biden and – in another move out-of-line with the norm in American elections – has promised legal action to contest the result.
So when will Trump throw in the towel?
Our oddsmakers don’t seem to think it will happen anytime soon and make it long odds on that ‘the Donald’ will wait until after November 13, 2020, at the earliest before he admits defeat.
And you only have to look at the volley of tweets he released after Biden was declared President-elect to find your reason for that. Trump has vowed not to leave the Oval Office without a fight.
71,000,000 Legal Votes. The most EVER for a sitting President!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 7, 2020
However, if you fancy the one-term President to show a rare moment of selflessness, then we’re offering bigger odds that the former US Apprentice host will finally give up the ghost before Friday, November 13.
Either way, he’s got a couple of months left in the White House, before hearing the words “you’re fired”.
* All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widget.
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