Both inside and outside the United States, the first reactions to the election victory of Joe Biden and his vice president Kamala Harris are coming in.
Foreign politicians congratulate president-elect
Biden says via Twitter that they feel honored that the Americans have elected him as the 46th president of the United States. “I will be president for all Americans – whether you voted for me or not. I will maintain the trust you have placed in me.”
Also vice president Kamala Harris has made itself heard on Twitter. “This election is about so much more than Joe Biden or myself. This election is about the soul of America and our will to fight for it. We have a lot of work to do, let’s get started.”
Through the same medium, Harris shares a video of her phone conversation with Biden after the results.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi of the House of Representatives speaks of a “time to heal and come together.”
“The voters have spoken, and they have chosen Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as our new president and vice president,” writes former presidential candidate. Hillary Clinton. “A historic choice, an outcast from Donald Trump, and a fresh start for America.” Former President Bill Clinton also responds, saying Biden and Harris “will serve and bring us all together.”
Harris’s husband expresses his pride via Twitter.
From Canadese first Justin trudeau congratulates Biden and Harris on the victory. “Our countries are friends, partners and allies. We share a relationship that is unique to the global stage. I am very much looking forward to working together and building on this relationship with you.”
Politician from Ireland congratulates Micheál Martin the brand new president-elect and says he also looks forward to working with him. “He has shown himself a true friend of the nation throughout his life.”
Reactions to Biden’s profit are also pouring in from the Netherlands. “This is so beautiful. America can breathe again after today,” writes D66 party chairman Rob Jetten .
Gert-Jan Segers, fractievoorzitter van de ChristenUnie, deelt een quote van Biden: “Let’s put the anger and the demonisation behind us. It’s time for us to come together as a nation and heal. It’s time for us to come together as a nation and heal. And I want you to know that I will work as hard for those who voted against me as for those who voted for me.’ Joe Biden verwoordt waarmee een democratie staat of valt”.