Joe Biden Promises To Unite America In Victory Speech

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US President-elect, Joe Biden,has called for unity and promised a new day for America in his first national address since he won the tense US election.

After jogging onto the outdoor stage to the music of Bruce Springsteen in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, President Bidendelivered a message of hope and healing to a crowd of cheering supporters and tens of millions more on television.

The Democrats victory speech followed an election conducted in the midst of a raging coronavirus pandemic.

Instead of sounding triumphant, President Biden accent was more on changing hearts in the country and splitting down the middle between Democrats and Republicans.

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While addressing the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed more than 237,000 Americans, President Biden said he would form a task force of leading scientists to combat the deadly disease.

Ijaw News had earlier reported that Biden secured 284 of the required 270 electoral colleges to defeat Trump who has 214.

The Democratic candidate, 77, was projected to have surpassed the 270 electoral vote threshold needed to win his hard-fought matchup with incumbent Donald Trump. The 74-year-old Republican has not conceded defeat and vowed to pursue a number of legal challenges in several battleground states.

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