WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden urged Americans to come together and heal Saturday in his first speech since winning the presidency.
“This is the time for America to heal,” he said in a speech in Wilmington, Delaware that closed a day of celebration and impromptu parades across the country.
“We have won by the most votes ever cast for a presidential ticket … and we see an outpouring of joy all over this nation and in all cities in every part of the country, indeed around the world.”
2020 U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks to supporters at an election rally after the media announced Biden won the 2020 U.S. presidential election in Wilmington, Delaware, United States, on Nov. 7, 2020.
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Biden reached out to voters who supported President Donald Trump and told the crowd of supporters. “They are not our enemies. They are Americans.”
“I will work to be a president who tries not to divide but to unite. I will not see red and blue states, I will always see the United States.”
“Let this dark era of demonization in America come to an end here and now,” he said.
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