Folks, tonight we secured the 1,991 delegates needed to win the Democratic nomination. I’m
going to spend every day fighting to earn your vote so that, together, we can win the battle for the soul of this nation.
Former US Vice-President Joe Biden tweeted it on his Twitter handle in the early hours of Saturday.
Bernie Sanders had suspended his presidential campaign, clearing the path for the former vice-president in his contest against US President Donald Trump in April 2020.
Biden has currently secured 1,995 delegates, with primaries still scheduled in eight states and three
The reports was given according to live updates by Associated Press,
In his statement on Saturday morning, he said “A little more than three months ago I stood on stage in South Carolina and told the American
people that ours was a campaign for everyone
who has been knocked down, counted out, and
Those words take on an ever greater resonance today, at a time when so many Americans are hurting and have suffered so
much loss,” “This is a difficult time in America’s history. And
Donald Trump’s angry, divisive politics is no
answer. The country is crying out for leadership.
Leadership that can unite us. Leadership that
can bring us together. the former vice-president spoke against US President Donald Trump’s “divisive” strategy, especially in
the light of his comments on deploying the
military to quell protests over the killing of George Floyd, a black man.
“So many feel knocked down by the public health
and economic crisis we are weathering. So many feel counted out and left behind by a society
that has for too long viewed them as less than
equal, their lives as less than precious. He continued in his statement “We need an economy that works for everyone —
now. We need jobs that bring dignity — now.
need equal justice — and equal opportunities —
for every American now.
We need a president who cares about helping us heal — now. Biden running mate is expecting to be announce
on August 1, 2020.
And he also asks American to join his campaign. He said we aren’t
just building the movement that will defeat Donald Trump, we are building the movement
that will transform our nation.
I truly believe that when we stand together, finally, as One America,
we will rise stronger than before.
This is the
United States of America. There is nothing we can’t do, if we do it together.”