Despite no decision, former Vice President Joe Biden spoke on Friday night, addressing the nation from Wilmington for the third time this week.
Biden offered an optimistic view on unifying the country and the election as thousands of ballots continue to be counted in battlefields around the country, including Pennsylvania.
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“Numbers tell us a clear and concrete story: We’re going to win this race,” Biden said. “Twenty-four hours ago we were behind in Pennsylvania and we are going to win Pennsylvania.”
Biden supporters stood behind a circle of swordsmen outside the Chase Center and hoped to get a glimpse of the person they wanted to be the next president.
“So excited, we’re so excited, we’ve really just moved out of Scranton,” supporter Katie Collins said.
Standing alongside his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris and against the backdrop of the flag, Biden was not able to deliver the speech that acknowledged his speech. But they attacked the notes of unity, intended to cool the temperature of a warm, divided nation.
He said, “We have to remember that the aim of our politics is unilateral war, not total war.” “No, the purpose of our politics, the work of our nation, is not to inflame the flame of conflict, but to solve problems, guarantee justice, give everyone a fair shot.”
Biden’s transition team has also started working, ensuring that the former vice president can begin forming the government in anticipation of victory.
“We’re hoping. The numbers are looking really good. We’re just happy and here to support,” said supporter Tiffany Scott Willington.
North Brunswick supporter Elizabeth O. Donnell said, “It would be nice to finish the process early, but I’m glad to be here tonight.” “I wanted to come here because I think it gives hope and this country needs hope right now.”
Biden said he had already garnered the most votes in history for any presidential candidate.
He said a record number of Americans “opted for more of the same change.”
He told the nation that political parties may be hostile, but they are not enemies.
“Let’s rage and perform behind us,” he said.
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Biden said he is preparing to assume the presidency despite not being declared the winner in his race against President Donald Trump.
“I want people to know that we are not waiting to get the job done,” he said.
Biden said he and Harris held briefings on coronoviruses and the economy this week as US records daily reported cases.
He said about 240,000 people have died of the epidemic and he said he wants those families to know that they are not alone.
He also addressed the millions of Americans who live out of work and are struggling to pay rent or buy food.
He said, “We have no more time to waste in partisan warfare.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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