Biden calls for unity in Delaware speech on cusp of White House win, Internet says 'a president just spoke'

Biden's speech was lauded by many as they noted a stark contrast to Trump's speech early on Wednesday, where he called for putting a stop on 'all voting' and moving the Supreme Court.  


                            Biden calls for unity in Delaware speech on cusp of White House win, Internet says 'a president just spoke'
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Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee, addressed the nation on Wednesday, November 4, from the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, calling for a sense of unity and bipartisanship in the country, adding that "every vote must be counted." Biden's speech was lauded by many as they noted a stark contrast to that of Presidnet Donald Trump's speech early on Wednesday, where he called for putting a stop on "all voting" and moving the Supreme Court.  

As the Democrat inches closer to the 270 electoral votes to win the presidential election, he talked about how he would be a leader for everyoneency, itself, is not a partisan institution. It's the one office in this nation that represents everyone and it demands a duty of care for all Americans and that is precisely what I will do. We have to stop treating our opponents as enemies."

The Democrat leader exuded confidence as he suggested a potential victory in the election race, saying: "I‘m not here to declare that we won, but I am here to report that when the count is finished, we will be the winner," he said. "I promise you this, as I'm running as a proud Democrat, if you elect me I'm going to be an American President, there will be no red states or blue states just the United States of America," the former vice president added.

Several social media users took to Twitter to note how welcoming his speech was stood in contrast to Trump's early morning speech. One user wrote: "Joe Biden starts his speech by saying "My fellow Americans," and it just sounds so RIGHT!" Another wrote: "A president just spoke." A third added: "Great speech here by Biden. And a hell of a contrast to Trump’s unhinged Twitter meltdown." Another remarked: "Super weird speech by Biden where rather than complain about how people treat him or rail against people & classes of Americans he hates, he talked about alleviating the suffering of all Americans, and moving forward as one nation. Americans are going to like this."



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

A fifth wrote: "This is a very strategic, very smart speech Biden is making right now. Not falsely declaring victory, but reminding everyone that votes are decided by the people, that he'll have won more of the popular vote than any candidate in history, and that they're on track to win 270." A sixth user added: "Brilliant speech by Biden. American democracy in action. The people decide. Promises to govern for all Americans. No red and blue states just the United States of America." One called him presidential: "This Biden speech is the most presidential thing I’ve heard in four years."



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

The Democratic nominee also acknowledged the historic nature of the election noting more than "150 million people cast their votes" this year. He said: "More Americans voted this election than ever before in American history. Over 150 million people cast their votes. I think that is just extraordinary. And if we had any doubts, we shouldn't have any longer about a government of, by and for the people. It is very much alive, very much alive in America."

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