Three days after the US presidential election, Joe Biden was sure Friday night of his victory without proclaiming it. “We still don’t have a final statement. But the numbers tell us… it’s a clear and compelling story: we’re going to win this race, ”he said from his campaign headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, adding that he could have 300 voters. , 30 more than the 270 needed.
Leading with 4.1 million votes out of a record 147 million votes, and an incredible turnaround in four states, Biden said the Americans gave him a mandate to tackle the pandemic, the struggling economy, climate change and systemic racism. “They have made it clear that they want the country to come together, not continue to tear itself apart,” he said.
He explained that with his running mate Kamala Harris, they are already meeting with experts to prepare for the White House, as thousands of votes remain to be counted in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Arizona, Nevada, North Carolina and Alaska, the state where the electoral process is the slowest in the entire federation.
“The legal proceedings have only just begun! “
Biden’s speech in his home state of Delaware was originally scheduled to celebrate the victory, but he has changed his approach, the counts are not done, and no major US media is daring to announce his victory.
Stung to life, Donald Trump, undoubtedly struck by the voices which have multiplied in his camp to denounce the fact that he spoke of “fraud” without advancing any conclusive evidence, estimated in a tweet that his rival should not not to claim victory in an “illegitimate” way. “I could claim it too. Legal proceedings are only just beginning! “
On Friday night, supporters of the Democratic candidate danced the streets of Philadelphia, Pa., While supporters, some armed, of Trump gathered in Phoenix and Detroit said the election was stolen, despite evidence of ‘irregularities. Under the “Stop the Steal” banner, Trumpist supporters have planned dozens of rallies this Saturday.
Original article by : www.leparisien.fr