Kamala Harris Becomes First Woman, African American, Asian American Vice President


CNN projects that Biden has won the key battleground of Pennsylvania, propelling him over the 270 electoral college threshold required to win the race.

The Community is wishing President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris every success in their tenure.

Kamala Harris has become the first woman, first Black American and first Asian American to win the second highest USA office. Incumbent President Donald Trump, however, still refuses to concede.

The four-decade Washington figure received around 74 million votes, 4 million more than the President.

"Who doesn't see red and blue states, but a United States", Biden said as the country watched Saturday night.

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Trump also leaned more on two more-forceful officials: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo or Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Miller, 55, a former Army Green Beret, has served as the director of the National Counterterrorism Center.

Beijing had initially remained mum on the US presidential race, only saying Monday that it would issue a statement "in accordance with global practice".

Now it's time for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to go to work for American families. She had captioned it stating, "with Kamala Harris, the attorney general of San Francisco". They have delivered us a clear victory.

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According to President Buhari, "the most powerful group are not the politicians, but voters who can decide the fate of candidates for elective office at the polling booth".

On Monday, the president-elect created his own pandemic task force with scientists and medical professionals, in the hopes of tackling the insidious COVID-19 when he takes office in January.

He justified his previous tweet about Mr Varadkar by saying "I didn't know his name at the time" but, asked if he will delete his latest message now he knows Ms Harris's name, he said: "No, not indeed. But she believed so deeply in America where moment like this is possible", the Vice-President had said in her first address to the nation.