GOP senators ready to acknowledge Biden won but struggle with Trump's refusal to concede

And after interviews with more than two dozen Republican senators, many of them have pointed to December 14 as the defining moment — when electors meet in their state capitals to make the results official. Yet they are also confronting a new reality: Biden will officially clinch the necessary electoral votes to assume the presidency and the President is showing no signs of letting up.

Many Republicans won’t say if they’ll acknowledge the electoral reality next week. But others are ready to move on and acknowledge Biden won…

Alexander told CNN that Trump should concede assuming he loses the Electoral College vote on Monday.

“I think the votes are being counted, and states are certifying them and resolving disputes,” Alexander said. “And it’s apparent when electors meet on Monday, Joe Biden is very likely to be the President-elect. And if he is, I hope the President will put the country first, congratulate Joe Biden and take pride in his considerable accomplishments, and help him off to a good start.”