JOE BIDEN TAKES FIRST STEP TOWARDS MOVING INTO WHITE HOUSE
US President-elect Joe Biden has taken the first steps towards moving into the White House seventy three days from now, as Donald Trump again refused to admit defeat and tried to sow doubt about the election results.
In a victory speech on Saturday night, Biden called it a time to heal in America and pledged to be a president who seeks not to divide but unify, who doesn’t see red states and blue states, only sees the United States.”
Harris praised Biden as a healer and unite and spoke of what her win represented, saying, While I may be the first woman in this office, I will not be the last, because every little girl watching tonight sees that this is a country of possibilities.”
Biden supporters came together to celebrate in cities throughout the country, while in state capitals from Phoenix to Austin, Trump supporters were gathering at protests over vote counts, planned before Biden’s victory was announced.
Donald trump campaign spokesman Tim Murtaugh said Trump will hold a series of campaign style rallies across the country to build support for the legal fights challenging the outcome, campaign.
Mr. Trump has not spoken in public since the numbers were announced, but he has repeated previous claims of voter fraud in tweets, which have been marked by Twitter as a “disputed” claim. The Trump campaign has indicated their candidate does not plan to concede.
A stream of world leaders congratulated President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their victory in the 2020 US presidential election on Saturday, with many striking a jubilant tone on social media
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson congratulated Biden and Harris and stressed the importance of the transatlantic relationship.
Also Congratulating Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, Canadian leader Justin Trudeau emphasized the close alliance between Canada and the US in his remarks adding that he really looks forward towards making the country formidable place.
Irish Prime Minister Michael Martin tweeted after the result emerged Biden has been a true friend of this nation throughout his life and look forward to working with him in the years ahead.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in a statement that “the President-elect has been a great friend of Australia over many years,” and noted that Biden will step into the role at a crucial time as the world battles the Covid-19 pandemic
South Korean President Moon Jae-in tweeted he looked forward to working with Biden and Harris while France Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo this victory symbolizes our need to act together more than ever, in view of climate emergency.
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán also congratulated Biden wishing him you good health and continuous successes in fulfilling his duties of extraordinary responsibility.