US Presidential Election 2020
The Russian president was one of the last remaining leaders of major world countries to have held back on congratulating Biden.
"We did win this election," Trump said in an extraordinary speech from the ceremonial East Room of the White House.
When last reports came in Biden had received 237 electoral college votes as against 213 of incumbent President Donald Trump of the Republican Party.
With a record more than 100 million Americans having voted ahead of Election Day due to the Covid-19 pandemic, definitive final results could easily take hours or even days to be tabulated.
The Republican leader has been vocal about his opposition to mail-in ballots, often claiming without evidence that the process will be rigged against him.
With a huge expansion in mail-in voting to safeguard against the Covid-19 pandemic, nearly 100 million people have already cast ballots.
The president has also told people around him that he is frustrated with Wray over the FBI director's public statements on issues like voting fraud, Russian election interference and antifa.
In Q2, many brands slowed or paused spending in reaction to US civil unrest, only to increase spend relatively quickly thereafter in an effort to catch up.
Facebook has been increasing its efforts to avoid a repeat of events leading up to the 2016 US presidential election, won by Donald Trump, when its network was used for attempts at voter manipulation.
Trump, who trails in the polls ahead of the November 3 election, was especially under pressure about the coronavirus that has killed over 217,000 Americans and inflicted deep economic damage.
Trump will likely try to galvanize his electoral base by touting his nominee for Supreme Court justice, Amy Coney Barrett.