Donald MOCKED in China over US election - 'Taking US downhill!'

DONALD has been mocked by social media users in China, as well as in editorials, often used as a mouthpiece for the Chinese Government, as the US President awaits to see if he has clung on to power in yesterday's election.

PUBLISHED: 18:00, Wed, Nov 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 18:04, Wed, Nov 4, 2020

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Users of Weibo, a social media platform in China - similar to Twitter - reacted to election day in the US with scorn after President tried to claim victory before millions of votes had been tallied. The Republican claimed victory in several key states on Wednesday morning and even preemptively declared his party as winners of the election.

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Mr has also threatened lawsuits to prevent further votes from being counted.

The hashtag #USelection had been viewed 3.4 billion times on Weibo by mid-morning on Wednesday.

One user wrote: “Whether he wins or loses, his final mission is to destroy the appearance of American democracy.”

Another wrote: “Let be re-elected and take the US downhill."

TrumpPresident and first lady Melania on election night (Image: Getty)

Other observers in China, such as Ming Jinwei, deputy foreign editor of the state-run Xinhua News Agency, also said the US appeared to be a nation “without hope.”

Chinese state media showed pictures of boarded-up shops ahead of feared election-related violence.

Hu Xijin editor of tabloid Global Times, which is often a mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party, tweeted: “This kind of unrest is usually (a) complication of elections in poor countries, but people

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