French foreign minister agrees that Trump election challenges are ‘irresponsible’
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France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Sunday he shares the view of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden that President Donald Trump's challenges to the US presidential results are "irresponsible".
France's foreign minister said on Sunday he shares U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's view that President Donald Trump's challenge to the Nov. 3 presidential election result is irresponsible.
"We are attuned to what Joe Biden said of Donald Trump showing 'incredible irresponsibility'. I share Joe Biden's view," Jean-Yves Le Drian told LCI television.
"I never spoke in that manner but we are coming to such a point! I think Joe Biden's comment reflects reality and I say it very clearly."
France, like many countries around the world, swiftly congratulated Biden on Nov. 7 after he secured the votes needed to win the election.
Trump has not conceded and is persisting with long-shot attempts to overturn the result. Because of this, Biden is not receiving the classified intelligence due a president-elect, and his transition team has not received the funding, office space and briefings from current government officials normally afforded to an incoming administration.
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