- Joe Biden cannot contain his joy after defeating incumbent president, Donald Trump in the US election
- From the bottom of his heart, the 77-year-old thanked Americans for voting for him
- Trump is still adamant, insisting that the results in the presidential election were fraudulent
The US president-elect, Joe Biden, is full of gratitude to the American people for choosing him to be their next leader.
Biden, who served as the 47th vice president of the United States under Barack Obama from 2009 to 2017, thanked all Americans from the bottom of his heart.
In a series of tweets on his official Twitter handle, he called on everyone to join hands with him in making America great again.
Speaking about the ravaging coronavirus, he said the economy cannot be repaired and life cannot go back to normal until the virus is brought under control.
The president-elect specially thanked all those who volunteered and worked the polls in the middle of the pandemic.
He added that his wife Jill will make a very great First Lady.
Biden said there is a season for everything, and now is the time to heal in America.
He further made a pledge to be a president who seeks not to divide, but to unify. According to him, he will make great efforts to win the confidence of the whole people.
The 77-year-old surpassed the 270 Electoral College votes that determine who is elected the president in the US regardless of the popular votes.
The official results will only be released on December 14.
In an earlier reaction to his victory, Biden promised to be the president for all Americans whether they voted for him or not.
Donald Trump has not conceded defeat yet and is insisting that voter fraud has taken place with no evidence to support his claims.
Briefly.co.za also reported that Kamala Harris becomes America's first black female vice president-elect. Kamala Harris, US President-elect Joe Biden’s running mate, has made history after becoming the country’s first female vice president-elect.
The wilful political genius has also gone down as the first black and South Asian woman to rise the ranks and clinch the position, as projected by CNN.
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