Simon Ateba is Chief White House Correspondent for Today News Africa. Simon covers the U.S. government, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions in Washington D.C. He can be reached on [email protected]
Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday defied President Donald Trump by issuing a statement saying he did not have the authority to reject the electoral votes.
Pence issued his statement just minutes before a joint session of Congress to certify the election victory of Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Kamala D. Harris.
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