By Stefan Becket, Melissa Quinn, Grace Segers, Audrey McNamara, Kathryn Watson, Sarah Lynch Baldwin, Jordan Freiman

Updated on: November 7, 2020 / 11:55 PM

CBS News Projects Joe Biden secured enough electoral votes to become the 46th President of the United States, defeating President Trump and capturing the White House after a bitter campaign that revealed deep divisions in the country

Now president-elect, Biden took an insurmountable lead in Pennsylvania on Saturday morning, the fourth day of the count after election day.His victory in Keystone state gave him 273 electoral votes, surpassing the 270 majority needed to win the election. presidency

“I am honored and touched by the trust the American people have placed in me and Vice President-elect Harris,” Biden said in a statement “Faced with unprecedented obstacles, record numbers of Americans voted to prove once again that democracy beats deep in the heart of America” ​​

Americans flooded the streets of cities like New York and Washington to celebrate the victory, with large crowds gathered in Times Square and near the White House to loudly mark M Trump’s defeat

Mr. Trump, who was on his golf course in Virginia when the race was called, immediately refused to acknowledge the victory and vowed to continue to challenge the validity of ballots legally cast in several states The Trump campaign has launched a wave of lawsuits in an attempt to delay the counting of votes, but litigation has so far failed

Biden’s victory is a historic milestone, as his Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be the first woman and the first black and Asian-American person to serve as Vice President

Find all race results in the CBS News polling center and key state updates here:

Senator Lisa Murkowski will become the second Republican senator to congratulate President-elect Joe Biden on his projected victory on Saturday Mitt Romney praised Mr. Biden earlier today

“Even as the ballots are counted in Alaska and court challenges continue in Lower 48, former Vice President Joe Biden is now the predicted winner of this close and fiercely contested presidential race,” Murkowski said in a statement “Tonight he declared victory and pledged to be a president representing all Americans”

While the race was called in Mr In favor of Biden, many Republican elected officials have remained silent or issued neutral statements as President Trump has vowed to fight the election results in court

President-elect Joe Biden spoke in Wilmington, Delaware on Saturday night after being thrown the presidential election winner Watch his remarks here

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris delivered remarks in Wilmington, Delaware on Saturday night after Joe Biden was screened to win the presidential election Watch his remarks here

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to announce a COVID-19 task force on Monday, as US continues to break records of new cases in the country CBS News campaign reporter Nicole Sganga and correspondent from CBS News Nikole Killion joined CBSN to discuss the President-elect’s transition plan and whether President Trump is considering conceding

Fulton County Registration and Election Officer Richard Barron said on Saturday that the ballots that had been scanned on Friday were scanned again on Saturday to ensure they were all fully counted

Barron has learned that some ballots were not counted in results reported last night, while determining that a small number had not been scanned, reports WGCL, a CBS affiliate

Earlier today, Georgia’s Secretary of State announced that ballots were being re-analyzed after reporting error was discovered

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris speak publicly for the first time after securing the electoral votes needed to win the presidential election

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Saturday announced that Fulton County ballots that were scanned on Friday were being reanalyzed after a reporting problem was discovered

“Officials are at the State Farm Arena to rescan their work starting Friday,” Raffensperger said on Facebook. “The secretary of state has a supervisor on site, has sent additional investigators and has also dispatched the Assistant Secretary of State to oversee the process to ensure the vote is guaranteed and all legal votes are protected Observers from both political parties are also present “

The Secretary of State’s office was unable to provide CBS News with details on the nature of the error, the number of ballots affected, or the duration of the re-scan

John Bolton, who served as President Trump’s national security adviser from 2018 to 2019, said in a statement to CBS News on Saturday, “Republicans face a character test”

“Any candidate has the right to pursue appropriate electoral law remedies if they believe there has been misconduct or error,” added Bolton. “But no one, especially a sitting president, should denigrate our electoral system without concrete facts “

Earlier today, Bolton said in an op-ed in The Telegraph that “if the leader of the free world continues to claim, with virtually no supporting evidence, that the election was stolen by fraud we will have more serious problems than just reconciling the disappointed supporters with the reality of defeat “

Bolton, who was part of former President George W Bush’s legal team for the Florida recount in the 2000 election, called M Trump’s unsubstantiated allegations of widespread electoral fraud are “shameful” and have written that Republican leaders “can either dismiss Trump’s false claims and insist that he provide concrete evidence in court, or join his fancy and forever tarnish their own reputation and that of the party “

President Trump’s campaign and the Republican National Committee filed a lawsuit in Arizona on Saturday, claiming votes were falsely rejected in Maricopa County The lawsuit alleges polling officers gave voters improper instructions on what to do when voting machines detect over-voting – when too many choices are selected on a ballot

“Investigators struggled to get the new voting machines to work in Maricopa County, and pressed badly and asked voters to press a green button to override important mistakes,” Matt Morgan said , General Counsel for the Trump 2020 Campaign “The result is that the voting machines ignored the votes cast by voters in person on election day in Maricopa County”

Amid concerns that voters will be given permanent markers to mark their ballots, Maricopa County District Attorney Allister Adel said in a letter earlier in the week that “no ballot vote had not been rejected in the polling centers, for over-votes or for any other reason “

“Voters who scored more votes than allowed (a ‘hover’), left stray marks on their ballots, or otherwise damaged their ballots so that they could not be read by voters. vote-tabulation machines had the option of ‘wasting’ their ballots and throwing out new ones, “Adel wrote

Speaking to CBS News, White House officials described the current mood among West Wing staff members as grim and gloomy Even though reality began to sink a few days ago that President Trump was set to lose, she “hit hard” on Saturday when networks called for a run for Joe Biden Many worried about finding work from January

The main assistants began to prepare Mr. Trump made the remarks and was surprised when he decided not to give a speech They believe this is because there are concerns that the president is interfering with the legal strategy of the campaign

Chief of Staff Mark Meadows has not communicated with the team since Biden’s victory, but that could be due to his recovery from COVID-19

Joe Biden was being cast as the winner of the 2020 presidential election largely because he was able to convince enough voters that he could handle the coronavirus pandemic better and that he had the right temperament for the post, according to CBS News analysis of exit poll data

Data shows voters who backed Biden were looking for a candidate with good judgment and someone who could unite the country Bringing the country together could be difficult, as voters who backed President Trump did not say that they viewed the coronavirus as a serious problem – as do Biden voters – and about half of those voters say they fear a Biden presidency

The president-elect had the support of some groups that traditionally vote Democrats and made inroads with some not-so-traditional Democratic groups, such as men and the elderly

According to a senior campaign official, President-elect Joe Biden learned he won the election while watching TV with his family at his home in Delaware Shortly after the call, he received a phone call from his Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, congratulating him

President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team will start to grow rapidly in the coming days, two sources familiar with the expected transition process say Many staff will come from the campaign side and they expect to have between 300 and 350 staff members at the time of inauguration, such as past transitions

The first step will be to configure the agency review team process This is the cram session for the incoming administration on the functioning of the federal government

CBS News has also been briefed on senior White House management and administrative staff expected to be announced soon in the process.However, from now on, Cabinet announcements will not be rushed as this presents a logistical challenge and should be considered in detail

CBS News learned from two sources familiar with transition planning that Biden is expected to announce a COVID-19 task force on Monday He already has a public health advisory committee, announced in March, and several of those people could continue to help him in this role:

Dr Zeke Emanuel, vice-provost of global initiatives and university professor, Perelman School of Medicine and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

Dr Rebecca Katz, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and Co-Director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University

Dr David Kessler, Former Commissioner, US Food & Drug Administration and Professor of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco

Pennsylvania residents have been celebrating since President-elect Joe Biden won the crucial 20 votes from the state’s Electoral College on Saturday morning, delivering the votes needed to reach the top 270

“People driving by honk their horns, people shouting outside their windows, cheering Joe Biden because they know Pennsylvania sidelined him with these votes coming from Philadelphia here today ‘hui, “said CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey -Burns, who has been stationed outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center, where Philadelphia County votes are being counted, all week

Philadelphia County released thousands of additional ballots Saturday morning, allowing news outlets to officially project the state – and the presidency – for Biden

Huey-Burns called it a “poetic finish” for Biden to ultimately win the presidency of the state where he was born, launched his presidential campaign, and led his campaign

“Pennsylvania was in critical condition throughout this whole process, and today it is the state that put Biden over the edge,” she said

Former President Barack Obama spoke to Biden and Harris on Saturday by phone, an Obama spokesperson told CBS News

“President Obama met separately this afternoon with President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. He congratulated each of them on their historic victory and told them how was proud of the campaign they waged in unprecedented times, “spokesperson said

President Trump returned to the White House on Saturday afternoon after spending the day at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va. Photos showed him playing golf and a video of Mr. Trump posted on Twitter showed him posing for photos with a bride who got married at the golf club on Saturday

After completing the tour, he stopped to take photos with a bride who is getting married at the club today imageTwittercom / 0YQGHnVBIE

Mr. Trump did not speak upon his return to the White House, but gave reporters a brief nod before entering

As many locals celebrated Biden and Harris’ projected victory on Saturday, another question quickly arose: what the world will call her husband, who is expected to be a vice president’s first male spouse of US history

Many have posted their guesses on Twitter, ranging from “second guy” to “vice-spouse” to “second mister” “

But once Harris is inaugurated in January, her husband Doug Emhoff will unofficially be called the second gentleman, according to the Associated Press

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson congratulated President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris on their victory slated for Saturday, saying he looked forward to “working closely together on our common climate change priorities to trade and security”

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wrote on Twitter that he was “really looking forward to working together” and building on the unique relationship of the two countries French President Emmanuel Macron urged “let’s work together!”

German Chancellor Angela Merkel echoed their optimism “I look forward to working with President Biden”, she said “Our transatlantic friendship is essential if we are to meet the great challenges of our time”

Rudy Giuliani told a press conference shortly after Joe Biden was due to become the 46th President of the United States that President Trump would not concede the election “Obviously he’s not going to concede when at least 600,000 ballots are in question,” Giuliani said in Philadelphia on Saturday.

He claimed Biden taking a lead in the state’s vote count after Election Day is evidence of corruption President Trump initially led in Pennsylvania, but lost that lead after an unprecedented number of mail-in ballots – which, under state law, cannot be counted until election day – pushed Biden forward

“You just don’t lose leads like that without corruption,” said Giuliani, although it’s actually not unusual for the first few leads to shift as more votes are counted

CBS News plans for Biden to win Nevada state, bringing his electoral vote to 279 CBS News has yet to call Arizona, Georgia, North Carolina or Alaska

Mitt Romney became the first Republican senator to congratulate Biden and Harris on their victory, saying in a tweet that they were both “people of goodwill and admirable character”

“Ann and I extend our congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris We both know them as people of good will and admirable character We pray that God will bless them in the days and the years to come, “Romney said, referring to his wife, Ann

Romney ran unsuccessfully as a GOP candidate against Biden’s former boss President Barack Obama in 2012

“Media fails to determine who the president is People do When all legal votes have been counted, recounts completed and fraud allegations addressed, we will know who is the winner,” the Republican senator tweeted Josh hawley

Mr. Trump became the first president to lose his candidacy for reelection since 1992, when President George HW Bush lost to Bill Clinton He joins the list of nine presidents in American history who have run in the elections and lost

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and President Nancy Pelosi called on Biden to congratulate him on his victory on Saturday, a senior Democratic official told CBS News The aide called it a “happy call” to which Jill Biden, Biden’s wife, also participated

According to this assistant, Schumer was partying on the streets of Brooklyn during the call and held up his phone so Biden could hear the crowd cheering him on

Republican National Committee chair Ronna McDaniel continued to support Mr. Trump after Biden was screened as the winner of the presidential race by major news outlets including CBS News, saying investigations into voting irregularities and recounts in multiple states must be completed

“The media doesn’t decide who wins the election, it’s the voters,” McDaniel said in a series of tweets. “In several states the margins are extremely thin and counting is underway, several of which are intended for recounts In order for Americans to have confidence in our elections, we need time to let the prospecting and certification process unfold, as well as any investigation of irregularities or fraud”

McDaniel criticized Democrats for investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible links between members of the Trump campaign in Russia, and said the American people deserve the process of resolving the election-related disputes to occur

Former President Barack Obama issued a statement congratulating his former Vice President and the country’s newly elected Vice President Obama said he “could not be prouder” of Biden and Harris, as well as future first lady Jill Biden and future second gentleman Doug Emhoff

“In this election, under unprecedented circumstances, Americans have shown themselves in unprecedented numbers And with every vote counted, President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris will have achieved a historic and decisive victory.” , wrote Obama

“We are fortunate that Joe has what it takes to be president and is already behaving that way because when he enters the White House in January, he will face a series of extraordinary challenges that no new president has ever had – a raging pandemic, an unequal economy and justice system, an endangered democracy and an endangered climate continued

Obama then thanked the organizers and volunteers who worked for months to get the vote

“Our democracy needs all of us more than ever and Michelle and I look forward to supporting our next president and first lady as much as we can,” Obama wrote

The projection that Biden won the presidency comes 48 years to the day after his first Senate election on November 7, 1972 Biden was just 29 when he won his seat in Delaware and would serve for 36 years

Just over a month after his victory in 1972, Biden’s wife and granddaughter were tragically killed in a car crash that also hospitalized his two sons, Beau and Hunter

Biden considered resigning after the crash, but the Democratic Senate leader convinced him to take his seat. He was sworn in next to his son’s hospital bed in Wilmington, Delaware

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ next position reads like a litany of firsts: she will be the first female vice president, first black vice president, first Asian American vice president and first vice president. Democratic President of the West Coast

Harris’ rise to the nation’s second highest elected office comes 100 years after the 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote and 55 years after the Voting Rights Act codified protections for women. vote for black Americans It has also been just over 52 years since Shirley Chisholm became the first black woman elected to Congress on November 5, 1968 Only two black women – including Harris – have ever been elected to the US Senate, and no black woman has ever been state governor

“This is a very moving victory for many of us,” said Aimee Allison, founder of She The People, an organization that seeks to involve and support women of color in politics. “Her call goes well. beyond ousting Trump His presence in the White House fulfills his promise to move towards a better future, with racial and gender justice “

In many ways, Harris’s election as Vice President represents the fulfillment of the American Dream, as she is the daughter of a mother who emigrated from India and a Jamaican immigrant father She has attended Howard University, an important historically black university, and is proud to be a member of the all-black sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha

Cheers erupted in New York City moments after Joe Biden was due to win the presidential election

CBS News and other outlets screened at around 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, stating that it was planned to win Pennsylvania, giving it enough electoral votes to win the presidency

Cheers from New York windows as Joe Biden thrown as President-elect of the United States The current electoral tally is Biden 273 and Trump 213 @cbsnewyork #CBSN picTwittercom / LMC8i635PJ

# bidenharis2020 celebrations begin on the streets of #NYC as people learn @JoeBiden is now president-elect after days of counting and defeating @realDonaldTrump picTwittercom / 4x9IJPanRP

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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris took to Twitter to celebrate her defeat to President Trump and that of President-elect Joe Biden, sharing a nearly two-minute video of Americans from coast to coast to coast. another on “The America of Ray Charles” the beautiful “Harris makes history as the first woman and first woman of color to be elected vice president

“This election is so much more than @JoeBiden or me It’s about the soul of America and our willingness to fight for it We have a lot of work ahead of us Getting started,” she said tweeted

This election is so much more than @JoeBiden or me It’s about America’s soul and our will to fight for it We have a lot of work ahead of us Let’s start imageTwittercom / Bb9JZpggLN

Harris also shared a video of her over the phone congratulating Biden, saying, “We did it, we did it, Joe”

Speaker-elect Nancy Pelosi applauded President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ “historic” victory in the White House, declaring, along with the Democratic-controlled House, “we have the opportunity to make extraordinary progress for the people “

“In President-elect Joe Biden, Americans elected a leader ready from day one to finally start crushing the coronavirus so we can safely reopen our economy and schools In President-elect Biden, the people America has given a mandate to cut health care costs, a mandate to create bigger paychecks by rebuilding America’s infrastructure and a mandate for a cleaner government that works for the public interest, not special interests, ” she said in a statement “And in President-elect Biden, they elected a unified one who values ​​faith, family and community, and who will work tirelessly to heal our nation”

Mr. Trump, who has no public events on his schedule for Saturday, is currently at his golf club in Sterling, Va. as Joe Biden was scheduled to win the presidential race

Mr. Trump’s visit to Trump National Golf Club is his 97th in his presidency, according to CBS News’ Mark Knoller He was last on the course on September 29

In a statement, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer praised Biden and Harris on their victory, but urged Americans to focus on the second round of elections in Georgia, which could determine control of the Senate On Saturday, the party’s balance is 48-48, and two runoff races in January could determine whether Schumer will be the next majority leader

“A Democratic Majority in the US Senate would be the biggest difference maker in helping President-elect Biden help working families across the country and in Georgia where, for too long, they have been denied the help they need from President Trump, Mitch McConnell and a Republican-led Senate, “Schumer said” Joe Biden will win Georgia and so many other states because his agenda unites America and helps families The best way to ensure that a positive agenda is implemented and to provide support to working families in Georgia and across the country is to elect Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff to the Senate”

The Senate election in North Carolina has yet to be called, although Republican Thom Tillis is leading

Schumer joined a crowd at Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza to celebrate the victory soon after:

In a statement released by the Biden campaign, the president-elect said he was “honored and humbled” by the results:

I am honored and honored by the trust the American people have placed in me and in Vice President-elect Harris

Amid unprecedented obstacles, record numbers of Americans voted to prove once again that democracy beats deep in the heart of America

With the campaign over, it’s time to end the anger and harsh rhetoric behind us and come together as a nation

We are the United States of America And there is nothing we cannot do, if we do it together

In a statement released by the Trump campaign attributed to Mr. Trump, the president said “this election is far from over”

“Joe Biden has not been certified as the winner of any state, let alone any of the highly contested states heading for mandatory recounts, or states where our campaign has valid and legitimate legal challenges that could determine the ultimate winner, “said Mr. Trump, who is on his golf course in Virginia

State election results are not certified until all votes have been counted, but Biden’s lead in recorded votes in Pennsylvania means he has an insurmountable lead in remaining votes Several of the legal challenges that Mr. Trump’s proposed campaign was also rejected

According to two campaign sources, Biden and Harris are planning a speech to the nation later this evening from Delaware, their first public appearance as president-elect and vice-president-elect

CBS News projects Biden will win Pennsylvania, raising him to 273 electoral votes, a majority of the constituency votes needed to capture the White House

New results from Maricopa County show Biden’s Arizona lead narrows to 20,573 votes Although President Trump has won the county’s last batch of votes, he has yet to receive enough votes to overtake Biden’s lead

After this latest drop, there are only 23,761 advance ballots left to process and tabulate in Maricopa County, along with 20,000 provisional ballots and 5,000 advance votes to verify

County says next batch of results will be published in “smaller posts over the next few days”

According to the CBS News tally, Biden received 253 electoral votes – just 17 fewer than the 270 he needs to win The nation’s eyes are now on Pennsylvania, Georgia, Arizona, Nevada and North Carolina to determine who wins election, CBS News Ed O’Keefe reports

“At the moment, our main focus is really on Pennsylvania, which should drop a little further later today And we can have a certain sense of finality in Arizona depending on how many more are coming and where exactly they’re coming from, “O’Keefe said on” CBS This Morning: Saturday “

Biden is a leader in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Arizona and Nevada O’Keefe said the Biden campaign was proud of the fact that “at the end of the day they had options”

“They had multiple ways to get to 270 For the president at this point it’s all about Pennsylvania It’s really only one option, and it doesn’t seem to be going in his direction,” O said ‘Keefe

Joe Biden supporters threw a party in Manhattan on Friday CBS New York reports cheering, cheering crowds in Washington Square Park

Most people said they felt “cautiously optimistic” about election results After three long days of waiting for all ballots to be counted, they said Friday’s numbers brought some relief

“I think the numbers speak for themselves, and I think we are all delighted that democracy prevails,” said Todd Thompson

“I think what is most important for Biden is really to bring this country together,” said Sarah Roden

Some supporters have brought “Georgia is in New York’s mind” signs as Biden’s lead grows in the generally red state

Twitter reported four tweets from President Trump shortly after their publication on Saturday morning as “disputed” and possibly “misleading”, making it impossible to like or retweet the posts directly

“Some or all of the content shared in this Tweet is disputed and could be misleading about an election or other civic process,” read a post on all four tweets

Mr. Trump made several false statements about the election in his tweets, falsely claiming that “tens of thousands of votes were illegally received” after the deadline in Pennsylvania This is false, because ballots received after the close of polling stations on polling day could be counted for three days thereafter, provided they were canceled before November 3.

Mr. Trump also incorrectly claimed in another tweet posted by Twitter that legal observers were not allowed to watch the vote count, which is false Mister Trump’s campaign lawyers admitted before a judge this week that election observers were allowed into counting rooms

Mr. Trump also falsely claimed he “won the election, by many” in another tweet on Saturday morning that was quickly reported by Twitter

Latin American voters have been courted by Republicans and Democrats during this electoral cycle, and while many may be conservatives, as Mireya Villarreal reports, their choices for the presidency are part of an electoral landscape changing and are more complicated than a simple vote block

CBS News has learned that President Trump is angry and disappointed that some of his Republican allies aren’t defending him more But he tells his top aides he plans to fight and not to concede, reports Ben Tracy by CBS News

President Trump was out of sight on Friday, inside the White House where the mood was dark An aide told CBS News the end was near

Last night the president fired a warning shot on Twitter saying: “Joe Biden shouldn’t falsely claim the post of president I could make this claim too The legal proceedings are just beginning!”

His supporters, meanwhile, have gathered outside counting centers as the president’s team scramble to find a cohesive legal strategy

Counting of votes in Allegheny County will resume on Saturday morning Workers made a lot of progress on Friday, but there are still thousands of ballots left

CBS Pittsburgh reports that the count will resume at the North Side Elections Division warehouse around 9 a.m.m Saturday Ballots counted are the 29,000 or so voters who received the wrong ones last month Ballots need special attention

County Director Rich Fitzgerald and Electoral Division Director David Voye says it takes time

“If Jane Doe returned two we put them together That way we can decide which ballot should be counted And we will separate them and not count the wrong ballot,” Voye said

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The deadline for receiving further postal votes has passed All postmarked ballots on election day could be received until 5 p.m. Friday

According to the county, 947 of these ballots meet the deadline, and these ballots were separated according to an order from the Pennsylvania Secretary of State and a court ruling

Joe Biden led President Trump in Georgia early Saturday morning by 7,248 votes He has 494 percent of the vote compared to Mr. 49 of Trump3%, with 99% of the vote

Biden’s Pennsylvania advance increased late Friday night to over 28,000 An estimated 86,000 ballots left

According to CBS News Chief Electoral Officer and Polling Officer Anthony Salvanto, President Trump would need 63% of the remaining vote to overtake Biden

Biden took the stage at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, for a late night speech to the nation on Friday He said “look at the national numbers: we’re going to win this race with a clear majority of the nation behind us “

“We don’t have a final declaration of victory yet, but the numbers tell us a clear and compelling story: we are going to win this race,” Biden said with Senator Kamala Harris on stage to his right.

Biden has gone through some of the numbers that look promising for him in states like Georgia and Pennsylvania

“We have rebuilt the Blue Wall,” Biden said, speaking of “heart” states like Wisconsin and Michigan. He also touted victories in Arizona, which was won by a Democrat in 24 years, and Georgia, which was won by a Democrat in 28 years

Biden also urged for patience, as the country wraps up the third day of the vote count with no declared winner

The former vice president said voters “made it clear” that they wanted the country to come together

Biden said he was holding meetings on pandemic and economic crisis On “day one,” a Biden administration would move forward to do everything possible to stop COVID-19, he said declared

“I want people to know that we are not waiting for the job to be done,” Biden said

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