'Could not be prouder': Former President Barack Obama congratulates President-elect Joe Biden

WION Web Team
Washington, United States Published: Nov 07, 2020, 11:44 PM(IST)

Barack Obama and Joe Biden Photograph:( AFP )

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He also congratulated Kamala Harris who has become the first woman and Indian-origin and Black Vice President-elect in the history of the US politics.

The former Democrat President of the United States Barack Obama took to Twitter to congratulate his former Vice President and the new President-elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for the historic win in the US election 2020 against Donald Trump and Mike Pence.

Barack Obama said "I could not be prouder to congratulate our next President, Joe Biden, and our next First Lady, Jill Biden," his Twitter note read.

He also congratulated Kamala Harris who has become the first woman and Indian-origin and Black Vice President-elect in the history of the US politics. "I also couldn't be prouder to congratulate Kamala Harris and Doug Emhoff for Kamala's groundbreaking election as our next Vice President," he congratulated.

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Obama has always showed confidence in his former Vice President, and carrying on the same spirit, he said, "I know he’ll do the job with the best interests of every American at heart, whether or not he had their vote."

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He also assured the Americans that while Biden will be facing "a series of extraordinary challenges no incoming President ever has", he is sure Joe Biden has "got what it takes to be President and already carries himself that way."

Bill CLinton, another former VPresident, too, congratulated Joe Biden and said, "America has spoken and democracy has won."

Meanwhile, the 39th President of the United States Jimmy Carter congratulated the whole Democrat Party and said he is proud of the "well-run campaign and seeing the positive change they bring to our nation."

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