Sen. Bernie Sanders has congratulated President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their election victory on Saturday November 7.
Showing on CNN after the projection of the Democratic candidates as winners of the presidential election, the senator who contested within the Democratic primaries alongside Biden and Harris acknowledged that Trump’s insistence on not conceding is irrelevant.
“Whether or not Trump concedes or not, just isn’t related. Biden has gained the election, he’s going to be inaugurated. We stay a rustic that believes in a structure.
“I don’t envy Joe Biden by way of the large, monumental challenges he faces… our job proper now could be to convey folks collectively round an agenda that works for all folks.
“This election was about whether or not or not we stay a rustic that believes within the structure, that believes within the rule of legislation and that believes in democracy. And thank God, democracy gained out.”
Bernie additionally congratulated everybody who labored to make sure Biden’s win doable. He tweeted;
I need to congratulate all those that labored so exhausting to make this historic day doable. Now, by way of our continued grassroots organizing, allow us to create a authorities that works for ALL and never the few. Allow us to create a nation constructed on justice, not greed and bigotry.
Sanders was Biden’s last opponent through the Democratic main earlier this 12 months, outlasting the over 20 different candidates who joined the struggle for the 2020 presidential nomination.
Recall additionally that whereas Trump has constantly rejected the victory of Biden and in addition filed a number of lawsuits to problem the election, his private lawyer, Rudy Giuliani had earlier stated his shopper won’t concede the election.