Joe Biden on Saturday gained the U.S. presidency over Donald Trump, TV networks projected on November 7 — a victory sealed after the Democrat claimed a number of key battleground states gained by the Republican incumbent in 2016.
Joe Biden, 77, has been elected forty sixth President of the U.S., say American media reviews.
Kamala Harris made historical past as the primary Black girl elected as vp of the United States, shattering obstacles which have saved males – virtually all of them white – entrenched on the highest ranges of American politics for greater than two centuries.
Here are the reactions:
‘I can be a President for all Americans’
“America, I’m honored that you’ve got chosen me to steer our nice nation.
The work forward of us can be laborious, however I promise you this: I can be a President for all Americans — whether or not you voted for me or not.
I’ll hold the religion that you’ve got positioned in me,” Mr Biden tweeted.
‘We did it Joe’
Vice-President elect Kamala Harris tweeted a brief video of her talking to Mr Biden over the cellphone saying: “We dd it Joe. You’re going to be the subsequent Presdent of the United States.
He can be a President for all of our households
Jill Biden, set to be the First Lady, tweeted this image.
‘We’re lucky that Joe’s obtained what it takes to be President’
Former US President Barack Obama, underneath whom Mr Biden served as Vice President for 2 phrases, tweeted an announcement congratulating Biden and Kamala Harris.
Hillary and Bill Clinton
‘It’s a history-making ticket, a repudiation of Trump, and a brand new web page for America’
“America has spoken, and democracy has gained. Now we’ve a President-Elect and Vice President-Elect who will serve all of us and produce us all collectively. Congratulations to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in your momentous victory!” Bill Clinton, former US President, said in a tweet.
Hillary Clinton, who ran against Donald Trump in 2016, also tweeted: “The voters have spoken, and so they have chosen @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris to be our subsequent president and vp. It’s a history-making ticket, a repudiation of Trump, and a brand new web page for America. Thank you to everybody who helped make this occur. Onward, collectively.”
Boris Johnson, UK Prime Minister
‘The U.S. is our most important ally’
“Congratulations to Joe Biden on his election as President of the United States and to Kamala Harris on her historic achievement,” UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a statement.
“The U.S. is our most important ally and I look forward to working closely together on our shared priorities, from climate change to trade and security.”
‘Makes us proud that the first woman to serve as Vice President of the USA traces her roots to India’
“Congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden. I’m confident that he will unite America and provide it with a strong sense of direction,” Rahul Gandhi tweeted.
“Congratulations, Vice-President-elect @KamalaHarris! It makes us proud that the first woman to serve as Vice President of the USA traces her roots to India,” Gandhi said.
Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister
“On behalf of the Government of Canada, I congratulate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their election as the subsequent President and Vice President of the United States of America. Canada and the United States get pleasure from a unprecedented relationship one that’s distinctive on the world stage.”
“I sit up for working with President-elect Biden, Vice President-elect Harris, their administration, and the United States Congress as we sort out the world’s best challenges collectively.”
Emmanuel Macron, French President
“The Americans have chosen their President. Congratulations @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris! We have a lot to do to overcome today’s challenges. Let’s work together!”
Angela Merkel, German Chancellor
“I look forward to future cooperation with President Biden. Our transatlantic friendship is irreplaceable if we are to master the great challenges of our time.”
Mehbooba Mufti, PDP leader
‘Win gives hope that right wing extremism will be relegated to the pages of history’
“Congratulations to President-elect @JoeBiden & Vice President-elect @KamalaHarris. Their win gives hope to rest of the world that right wing extremism & those who sow division & hatred will sooner or later be relegated to the pages of history like Donald Trump,” she tweeted.