San Antonio – Texas politicians and celebrities are taking to social media and congratulating Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on winning the presidential election after a four-day counting in the White House race.
When most Americans went to bed after Election Day, the race for the White House was still hotly contested and both candidates said they believed they would be victorious.
Four days after the election and most states finalized the electoral returns, the Associated Press reported that Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States.
US Representative Lloyd Doggate (D-HD35) issued the following statement following the victories of Biden and Harris:
“It’s a day of hope, celebration, and new opportunities. Most Americans have pulled us back from the abyss, with Donald Trump robbing our democracy. President-Elect Biden will make every reasonable effort to reach the great people. Divide. And bring our country together more. This week, he has again shown a clear distinction between a leader and a loser. Never believing in science, Trump is now refusing to believe in mathematics.
Despite his drifting, we begin a countdown of 74 dangerous days until he is out of office. Then, we go on to respond to a number of crises and try to restore what we have lost, with pressure from a Republican Senate. With Vice President Kamala Harris, we send a message to the world — diversity is our strength — because this South Asian American and African American woman is an important leader in protecting and enhancing our democracy. “
Joaquin Castro, president of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, issued the following statement after the Biden and Harris victories:
“The Congress Hispanic Caucus offered our warmest congratulations for the presidential election. Joe Biden and Vice President Kamla Harris were elected in a historic election and won the fight for the soul of our country. The Latina community was essential to this victory and a The main part is the American story. We look forward to partnering with the Biden administration to bring our nation together, to overcome the coronovirus crisis and to build better.
The United States should once again be a ray of hope for migrants and refugees around the world. We share a vision for an America where everyone matters – no matter who you are or where you came from, everyone is entitled to be treated with dignity and respect.
We hope in the coming days to help assemble the most inclusive transition and most diverse administration in American history, and we believe Latino and Latino will be well represented at every level. Millions of people, especially Latino and immigrants, have suffered during the last four years, and it is our responsibility to do everything in our power to lift those who have stayed out, invest in unqualified communities, And keep families together.
The election of President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris fills our future with the hope of a better future. It is a new day in America. “
US Rape Henry Cuellar issued the following statement after the victories of Biden and Harris:
“Congratulations to President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris for winning this tough battle! The election is over now, we will now put hostility and anger aside and work to fix this nation Will. We need to come together. Not as Democrats or Republicans, but as Americans.
In a Biden administration, we will restore citizenship, decency and compassion within the office. In the Biden administration, we will defeat this virus and build our economy.
In a Biden administration, we will protect and extend the Affordable Care Act to ensure that everyone has access to quality health care. In a Biden administration, we will implement strong and smart border security that does not include an ineffective and useless border wall.
Together, we will fight for the American people. let’s get to work.”
Republicans from across the state and country, however, are asking for a number of votes in major battlegrounds.
Texas rapidly processed over 11 million votes and announced winners in 2-time regions
We allow voters from each party participating in the voting and tally processes to ensure transparency.
What is happening in some states undermines confidence in elections.
– Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) 6 November 2020
Texas Governor Greg Abbott took to Twitter and questioned the legitimacy of the election in other states with the Lone Star State.
When you are breaking the law, defying court orders, counting secret ballots and threatening to steal the presidency, it is not the business of the PA. “This is America’s business, and we hope the right to count votes will not be (1) impartially, (2) w / transparency and (3) in secret.” https://t.co/jkkyB0Bc0q
– Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) 6 November 2020
Below are some tweets from Texas politicians and celebrities congratulating the pair on their campaign:
Together, let us move towards a new era of unity, fairness and understanding.
– Mayor Ron | Wear a mask On (@Ron_Nirenberg) November 7, 2020
A day of hope, celebration and new opportunities. Most Americans have pulled us back from the abyss, with Trump robbing our democracy. President-Elect Biden will make every reasonable effort to cross the great divide and bring our country together.
– Lloyd Doggett (@RepLloydDoggett) November 7, 2020
So proud of our next President and Vice President. Therefore are ready to strengthen access to healthcare, action on climate change, and foreign policy. Therefore, we know about how much work is ahead of us. It is all worth it. Let’s do it https://t.co/LzKlOiwEwY
– MJ Hager (@mjhegar) November 7, 2020
Congratulations to President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris and the team leading their campaign, the volunteers who conducted their effort and the voters ending our national nightmare!
– Beto O’Rourke (@BetoORourke) November 7, 2020
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