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Biden Declares Victory, Calls on Americans to Mend Divisions

  • President-elect says it is time to ‘lower the temperature’
  • Trump refuses to concede, says he will bring lawsuits
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WATCH: President-Elect Joe Biden addresses the nation following his victory in the presidential election against Donald Trump. (Source: Bloomberg)
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President-elect Joe Biden declared victory in the 2020 election on Saturday, calling on Americans to reconcile after a bitterly fought campaign and vowing an orderly transfer of power despite President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede.

“Folks, the people of this nation have spoken. They have delivered us a clear victory,” he said in a speech in Wilmington, Delaware, that was delivered to a drive-in rally of supporters wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus. “I am humbled by the trust and confidence you have placed in me. I pledge to be a president who seeks not to divide, but to unify.”