By Jay Jackson,
Big News Network
New U.S elected
president “Joe Biden”, who first ran for president of the United States in
1988, and was the youngest candidate ever then, has now won the presidency –
and will be the oldest elected president ever.
Incumbent President Donald
Trump, who has left the White House and is at his golf course in Virginia,
still has legal challenges in train, however even he at some point will have to
accept he has lost the election.
The turning point came on
Saturday when Biden won Pennsylvania, adding 20 Electoral Collge votes to the
253 already in hand, taking his tally to 273, in excess of the 270 required.
All the major news agencies,
including Mr Trump’s favored Fox News Channel, have all declared Biden has won
With counts still continuing
in other hotly contested states, and the popular vote already in excess of four
million, the 46th president (elect) is likely to win easily.
“America, I’m honored
that you have chosen me to lead our great country. 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. I will keep the faith that you have placed in
me,” President-elect Joe Biden said in a tweet as this story is being
Saturday’s development also
means Kamala Harris will be the United States’ next vice president, the first
woman, and the first Black woman to hold the post.
She was also the first
Indian-American, and second Black woman to serve as a senator.
“This election is about
so much more than @JoeBiden or me. Its about the soul of
America and our willingness to fight for it. We have a lot of work ahead of us.
Lets get started,” Harris tweeted.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
was also in a jubilant mood. Today marks the dawning of a new day of hope for
America.A record-shattering 75 million Americans cast their ballots to elect
Joe Biden President of the United States a historic victory that has handed
Democrats a mandate for action,” she said in a statement. In
President-elect Joe Biden, Americans elected a leader ready on Day One to
finally begin to crush the coronavirus so we can safely reopen our economy and
schools.In President-elect Biden, the American people delivered a mandate for
lower health costs, a mandate for creating bigger paychecks by rebuilding
Americas infrastructure, and a mandate for cleaner government that works for
the public interest, not the special interests.And in President-elect Biden,
they have elected a unifier who values faith, family and community, and who
will work tirelessly to heal our nation. President-elect Biden and Vice
President-elect Harris won with a strong margin, and they will have a strong
Democratic House Majority by their side.Working together, we have the
opportunity to deliver extraordinary progress For The People, the Pelosie
Mr Trump will be evicted from
the White House by the voters, the first sitting president to be shown the door
in twenty eight-years. It was President George H. W. Bush who lost to Bill
Clinton in 1992, who remained the last president to lose re-election, until
Mr Trump has reacted badly to
the news, but the signs have been on the wall for several days. Nonetheless he
is foreshadowing a raft of legal measures.