The Secret Service is reportedly sending additional agents to the Democratic presidential candidate Joe BidenJoe Biden draws Biden ahead of Trump in Georgia Biden takes edge in Georgia, makes gains in Pennsylvania gore: This election is ‘completely different’ from 2000Wilmington’s hometown Dale’s former vice president to increase security as he nears a possible win on Friday.
Both the Washington Post and CNN reported that additional agents were being sent to Willington. Two people familiar with the matter told the Post that the Secret Service had activated a group of additional agents, who were planning to continue it after being notified by the Biden campaign With plans to deliver a keynote speech early Friday, using a Wilmington Convention Center for at least one more day.
The Post reported that additional security measures starting Friday will not be the full protective detail that accompanies the presidential-election, though it will be an increase of dozens of agents guarding the Biden campaign at the Chase Center at the Riverfront Conference. Center in Wilmington.
A Secret Service spokesperson declined to comment about any increase in Biden’s patronage for The Hill, noting that the agency did not publicly discuss the security plan or methods used in its security efforts Does.
A representative of the Biden campaign declined to comment on the matter.
It is common for the Secret Service to add additional security to the presidential election because that candidate has been declared the winner, which has historically occurred on election night.
However, three days after the election, news outlets still have to project as a winner in several states as absentee ballots continue to be tabulated due to a surge in mail-in voting in this election amid a coronovirus epidemic.
The Trump campaign has launched a multi-level legal battle in an effort to curb absentee ballot counts in states such as Georgia and Pennsylvania, where Biden began to lead President TrumpDonald John Trumpden led Biden in Georgia ahead of Trump, gaining edge in Georgia, profiting in Pennsylvania gore: This election is over 2000 ‘completely different’ Friday morning with new batches of tabulated ballots.
During an address on Thursday evening, Trump claimed There are many examples of voter fraud, without giving any direct evidence that the Democrats were trying to “steal the election from us”.
“If you count the legal votes, I win easily. If you count illegal votes, they can try to steal the election from us. If you count the late votes, we are looking at them very strongly, ”Trump told reporters at the time.
Trump’s remarks to CNN with former GOP Sen. Rick Santorum (Pa.) From some of his Republican colleagues said, “It is dangerous for a president to claim fraud without any evidence.”
Biden currently has 264 electoral votes, according to one Launch from Associated PressA win in Georgia, Pennsylvania or Nevada could put him at or above the 270 threshold just to take the White House. The AP predicts Biden to win Arizona, though votes are still being counted there.