- A source close to the American First Lady, who is yet to publicly comment on the 2020 election results indicated she had told her husband to accept he had lost
- President Donald Trump's refusal to accept the presidential election results has reportedly led to a rift in his inner circle
- Trump’s son-in-law and his chief advisor Jared Kushner has also urged him to accept the results
- Donald Trump Junior and Eric Trump, on the other hand, advised their father to refute the results and also urged the Republicans to publicly reject the results
The United States (US) incumbent President Donald Trump is yet to come to terms with the fact that he has lost to Democrat Joe Biden in the presidential election.
Trump’s wife Melania Trump has since joined the president’s inner circle advising him to accept Biden’s victory and concede defeat.
A source told CNN on Sunday, November 8, the First Lady, who is yet to publicly comment on the election results, advised her husband the time had come for him to accept defeat.
Trump's refusal to accept the results had reportedly created to a rift in his inner circle.
Apart from Melania, Trump’s son-in-law and his chief advisor Jared Kushner also urged him to accept the results.
On the other hand, his two sons Donald Trump Junior and Eric Trump advised him to refute the results and urged the Republicans to also publicly reject the results.
Alleged election fraud
As was reported by TUKO.co.ke on Wednesday, November 4, Trump had earlier taken to Twitter to allege there were irregularities in the presidential election.
The president alleged that Biden and his party were trying to "steal the election" and threatened "we will never let them do it."
Sensing a possible defeat, Trump said he would never allow Biden to win the election claiming there was vote-stealing.
The Republican leader who was seeking a second and final term in office said he will challenge the results in the Supreme Court.
Speaking at the White House on Wednesday, November 4, morning, Trump asked his supporters to prepare for celebrations as he had "won".
"This is a fraud on the American public. As far as I’m concerned, we already have won," he said before adding:
"We' will be going to the US Supreme Court. We want all voting to stop. We don’t want them to find any ballots at 4 am in the morning and add them to the list," Trump said.