The People’s Daily, the largest news conglomerate in China, taunted President Donald Trump on Saturday after he tweeted the truth that he had won the presidential election “a lot”.
The newspaper – which is the official paper of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and boasts 7 million followers on Twitter – wrote “HaHa” and included a smiley emoticon as an answer to it. Trump’s previous tweet claimed he had won the election, just hours before Joe Biden was announced as the expected winner.
Trump’s tweet was immediately flagged by Twitter for misrepresenting a winner in the fierce competition before it was officially named. The AP and networks predict Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States shortly thereafter, with Biden winning 20 Electoral College votes in Pennsylvania.
On Thursday, Trump wrongly claimed that he had won Pennsylvania ̵1; by “a lot” – though thousands of votes were yet to be counted across the state. Biden leads the way with more than 30,000 votes in the state.
But People’s Daily It’s not the only publication aimed at Trump. Meters, a daily newspaper from Colombia, titled “Who is the Banana Republic now?” on its front page with a photo of a man with a US flag mask, according to the Associated Press.
The seventh cover of Mirror, a leading German news magazine, titled “The Squatter” and shows a challenging Trump holding a rifle in the Oval Office. A photo of Biden, apparently shot by a gun, can be seen hanging in the background.
Australian Weekly Saturday Sheet Paste a picture on the front page of Trump’s hand in a fist, titled: “A little hand clings to everything except reality.” While, The guardian in Britain claims Trump is in a “war against reality.”
The People’s Daily the mockery comes after years of chaotic relations between the US and China, with the protracted trade war and conflicts surrounding the coronavirus epidemic, technology, human rights and security forging a strained relationship straightest between the two countries in 40 years.
The AP news agency reported last month that Chinese leaders had been hoping for Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election, which could cause some cooperation in some areas of conflict between the US. and China. But neither Democrats nor Republicans are convinced of a softer approach to China soon.
World leaders took to social media to congratulate Biden on winning the election after a long week of unfounded allegations from the Trump administration that voter fraud in battlefield states was causing. a “fraudulent” election. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson congratulated Biden and Harris on Twitter for their “historic achievement”, while Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wrote that he was “really looking forward” to working with them.
“Our two countries are close friends, partners and allies,” Trudeau wrote on Twitter. “We share a unique relationship on the world stage. I really look forward to working together and building that relationship with both of you.”
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted a special congratulation to Harris, the first black American, the first South Asian American and the first woman to be elected vice president.
“Your success is groundbreaking, and a great pride not only to your chittis but for all Indian Americans,” Modi writes. “I am confident that the vibrant relationship between India and the United States will strengthen more and more with your support and leadership.”