The United States – and the world – is reacting to the news that Joe Biden will be the 46th President of the United States.
After the news That Mr. Biden was expected to win The White House needs votes from Pennsylvania and 20 Electoral Colleges, and shouts can be heard on the streets of New York, Washington DC and other cities.
CNN “It was easy to be a parent this morning,” said political commentator Van Jones, who burst into tears after the news broke.
Congratulations were also extended to Vice President-elect Kamala Harris for her first role in one of the two senior roles in the White House.
Renee Wilson, 49, of Philadelphia, underwent covid in April.
He started preaching on October 1 and has been working with the 500 team seven days a week for the past fortnight.
Between them, he knocked on more than 5 million doors urging people to support President-elect Biden.
He said: “I’m at Cloud Nine. It feels like I can run a marathon. I feel like the rocks are running from the rocks right now.
“Kamala has given me the courage to stand up for what is right. You can go through some obstacles but you will get there.”
“Rain, cold, when it’s dark we show up and knock on doors and that’s our reward.”
In an election that saw cities overwhelmingly in favor of Democrats and Mr. Biden, it was no surprise to see people taking to the streets and celebrating the election result.
The cheering crowd marched to the White House in Washington, D.C., where Biden will take office in January after his inauguration.
A night on the streets of Sterling, Virginia, told Sky News: “This is the best day the United States could have hoped for.
“We’ve had Trump for four years – we know what the rest of the world thinks of us.
“Now we can finally, finally, start to be great again, and take our place in the world.
“The rest of the world can look at us now.”
A man who was protesting was asked about President Trump, saying it was not over.
The man replied: “It’s over. It’s not the people, it’s not the electoral college.
“They are not states – they are not presidents of the United States.
“It’s just interesting that he’s playing golf – maybe stuck in a sand trap – and that [celebrations] All is going on.
“So this is America.”
Washington D.C. Eyewitnesses by newspaper persuader Siobhan Robbins
Through the White House, Washington DC has erupted into an automated street party.
Cheers are fought with horns and applause as residents react to the news that Joey Bain has won the election.
“Get out of our house,” a group shouted at the White House as a huge Donald Trump balloon passed by with two missing signals.
Behind it the women pass behind the utensils and utensils tied to the kitchen utensils. He was clearly at home when the news broke and he came out to join the celebrations.
Biden / Harris flags are flying in the air as more and more people fill the streets.
Also in the crowd is 31-year-old Emily Webb, “I’m grateful for a president who cares about human dignity and human dignity for all Americans,” she said.
Hope, 26, a law student, added: “I am very excited and very relieved to be here today. We will finally have a president who will respect the constitution.”
Prior to the official announcement, a few hundred people had gathered in McPherson Square for a rally demanding that Trump stand up.
When Biden’s victory shone on the big screen, people immediately started singing, dancing and singing.
With tears in her eyes, Janice Jamieson told us she was overwhelmed.
As a black gay woman, she said Trump’s years were tough, now she was proud to be the first woman to be elected Vice President of African America.
“After all, the person who looks like me in the White House,” he said.
Everywhere we look today, the tide of protectionist sentiment is flowing.
In front of us, 3 people hug each other. They may be friends but potentially strangers, it’s almost as if Biden supporters are holding their breath and finally relaxing.
Atmosphere is both a party and a release, celebrating those who believe they have returned to their country after four difficult years.
Jennifer Gould, 56, said: “I am very relieved and very tired. I thought I would feel it all but coming here is so exciting.
“This is a great moment for some Americans. It’s so frustrating that 60 million people voted for Trump and I hope we can change that. There is a lot of work to be done.”
Republicans, meanwhile, are angry at the outcome of the election.
Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Gian Liani held a press conference in which he disputed the election results.
One man believes there will be a nationwide vote in the next few weeks.
Speaking from near Trump’s golf course, the man told Sky News: “We are going to vote in all the major states that have decided this election.
“States like Pennsylvania and Georgia were 99% for 48 hours. The whole matter has been under investigation since Monday.”
In Arizona, Brandon says people will live with the results and try again in four years.
There were also “Stop Theft” protests outside the Arizona state capital in Phoenix.
A Trump supporter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, told Sky News that he was skeptical of the result because “Donald Trump performed in 2016 as he did in Florida and other urban areas.”