US election: Biden says he and Harris will be declared winners after final vote count

US election: Biden says he and Harris will be declared winners after final vote count

- Joe Biden has expressed the confidence that the Democratic party will win the US presidential election

- The presidential candidate called for calm amid the situation in America

- Biden said the COVID-19 pandemic in America is serious

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Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate in the US presidential election, has said he has no doubt that he and Senator Kamala Harris will be declared winners when all ballots are counted.

US election: Biden says he and Harris will be declared winners after vote count
Joe Biden speaks as his running mate, Kamala Harris looks on during an event at the Alexis Dupont High School. Photo by Drew Angerer
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The presidential candidate speaking in a briefing on Thursday, November 5, said votes are sacred in America and called for every ballot to be counted in accordance with the will of voters.

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He stated that democracy can be messy, but also noted that democracy requires patience.

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Biden said he and Kamala Harris feel very good about where things stand at the moment.

He urged Americans to stay calm, emphasising that the process is working and the vote count would soon be completed.

The Democratic candidate also raised concerns about the rising COVID-19 deaths in the country which he said is nearing almost 240,000 cases.

He sympathised with everyone who has lost a loved one to the disease.

Meanwhile, sources close to Donald Trump have reportedly said the US president is considering contesting for the presidency in 2024 if he is defeated by Joe Biden.

CNN reported that insiders in the White House said the idea of a Trump comeback was discussed by some aides in the Trump campaign.

Jim Acosta, a CNN White House correspondent in a broadcast on Thursday, November 5, said some aides and advisers think Trump will lose the election.

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In another news, as Joe Biden moved closer to victory over Donald Trump in the US presidential race, the Democratic candidate promised to rejoin the Paris climate agreement if he is elected.

Biden made the pledge in a tweet on Thursday, November 5.

He has rolled back several environmental regulations designed to protect the environment and stave off climate change.

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