I'll be President for all Americans whether you voted for me or not: Biden

by International | 08-11-2020 | 1975 views

Washington: After winning US Presidential elections, Joe Biden tweeted, "America, I'm honored that you've chosen me." "The work ahead of us will be hard, but I promise you this: I will be a President for all Americans — whether you voted for me or not," he added. "I will keep the faith that you have placed in me," Biden further said.

While addressing the nation for the first time after winning US Presidential elections, Joe Biden said, "Let this grim era of demonization in America begin to end here and now." "If we can decide not to cooperate, then we can decide to cooperate," he further said. "I believe at our best, America is a beacon for the globe," Biden added.

After Joe Biden was projected to win US presidential elections, his running mate Kamala Harris tweeted, "We have a lot of work ahead of us. Let's get started." "This election is about so much more than [Biden] or me. It's about the soul of America and our willingness to fight for it," she stated.

US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has shared a video of her calling Joe Biden after winning US elections. In the video, Harris is heard saying, "We did it Joe. You are going to be the next President of the United States." Harris' husband Doug Emhoff earlier shared a pic of him hugging Harris and wrote, "So proud of you."

Indian-origin Kamala Harris will become US' first female, first Black and first South Asian Vice President. Harris, 56, was born in Oakland, California, to a Jamaican father and an Indian mother. Harris herself ran for president in 2020 but had dropped out of the race months before Joe Biden was named the party's presidential nominee.

While addressing the nation, US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris said, "While I may be the first woman in this office, I will not be the last." "Every little girl watching tonight sees that this is a country of possibilities," she added. Kamala Harris will become US' first female, first Black and first South Asian Vice President when she takes office.

US President-elect Joe Biden will become the oldest President of the country when he will take charge as the 46th President of the USA on January 20, 2021. Biden will be aged 78 years and two months. He will overtake Donald Trump, who had become the oldest US President in January 2017 aged 70 years and 220 days.

While thanking his supporters, US President-elect Joe Biden said, "I do not see red states and blue states, but only the United States." "Our nation is shaped by the constant battle between our better angels and our darkest impulses. It's time for our better angels to prevail," Biden further said. "We must restore the soul of America," he added.

He'll face challenges no incoming Prez ever has: Obama on Biden

Former US President Barack Obama on Saturday congratulated Joe Biden on being elected the next US President. Biden will "face a series of extraordinary challenges no incoming President ever has— a raging pandemic, an unequal economy and justice system, a democracy at risk, and a climate in peril," Obama said. "Joe's got what it takes to be President," Obama added.

PM Modi congratulates Joe Biden, Kamala Harris on US election victory

PM Narendra Modi took to Twitter to congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their victory in US elections. "Your success is pathbreaking, and a matter of immense pride not just for your chittis, but also for all Indian-Americans," PM Modi wrote for Kamala Harris, who will be the first female Vice President of the US.

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After Joe Biden was projected to win 2020 US Presidential elections with 284 out of the 538 electoral votes, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor tweeted, "America to Trump: You are fired!" He also shared a picture of Joe Biden. Biden would be the first US president since 1992 to unseat a sitting incumbent President, and just the second in 40 years.

Trump not the most important person in the world: US Prez's ally Bolsonaro

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, one of the closest allies of US President Donald Trump, has said Trump is "not the most important person in the world". Bolsonaro who in October said, "God willing, I'll be able to attend a second Trump inauguration," added, "The most important person is God." His statement comes after Joe Biden won the US presidential elections.

New page for America: Hillary as Biden wins presidential election

After Joe Biden was projected to win US presidential election, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tweeted, "It's a history-making ticket, a repudiation of Trump, and a new page for America." "Thank you to everyone who helped make this happen. Onward, together," Clinton added. Biden was projected to become the 46th US President with 284 out of 538 electoral votes.

Several world leaders took to Twitter to congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on winning US election. "We share a relationship that's unique on world stage. Looking forward to working together...with you both," Canada PM Justin Trudeau tweeted. "Congratulations to Joe Biden...and Kamala Harris on her historic achievement," UK PM Boris Johnson tweeted.

US President Donald Trump was playing golf and posing for pictures at the Trump National Golf Club in Virginia when major news outlets projected presidential rival Joe Biden had won the 2020 US elections. Trump did not comment on the results at the time and his camp has since refused to concede the result.

US President Donald Trump issued a statement as Joe Biden was elected the next US President. "The simple fact is this election is far from over. Biden has not been certified as the winner of any states," Trump said. "I will not rest until the American people have the honest vote count they deserve and that Democracy demands," he said.

If Donald Trump refuses to leave White House even after Joe Biden's inauguration, then, as President, Biden would have "power to direct Secret Service to physically remove Trump from White House", said Barbara McQuade. McQuade served as US attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan from 2010 to 2017. Trump could also be criminally charged for trespassing on government property.

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