Joe Biden Makes First Speech After Presidential Election Victory | 22 Words

Joe Biden has just made his first speech following his presidential election victory.

Speaking in Wilmington, Delaware, Biden quite literally ran out onto the stage before delivering his first speech as president after VP Kamala Harris introduced him.

Keep scrolling to check it out.

The race for the White House has finally closed in today.

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As it stands on the road to 270, Biden has been projected a win in Pennsylvania, pushing him over the crucial 270 to 273.

Biden is now the projected winner of the presidential election.

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This is of course huge news, and many have been waiting for Trump's inevitable reaction.

Well, he's finally taken to Twitter to have his say on Biden's win.

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Safe to say he didn't hold back. But first, let's recap the most recent key events over the last couple of days to get you up to speed...

Pro-Trump protesters took to Detroit's vote-counting center.

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In light of Trump’s comments earlier in the week, crowds of protestors took to the counting center chanting “stop the vote." Security guards had refused entry to any more poll watchers attempting to access the counting room, causing Republican supporters to claim that being denied access meant the people inside were disproportionately Democratic, but others in the group noticed Democrats had been kept out as well.

Aviation authorities designated "national defense airspace" over Biden's current location.

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His house in Wilmington, Delaware, was marked as a restricted area for flights, along with 1 other location in the city.

Trump took to Twitter Thursday demanding that we "stop the count."

In a series of tweets, the president claimed that any votes that arrived after the election day will not be counted.

But yet again Twitter flagged it as misinformation.

And of course, the inflammatory demand shocked the American public.

Amid allegations of fraud, the Chatham County Board of Elections in Georgia dismissed the Trump Campaign's lawsuit.

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“[T]he Court finds that there is no evidence that the ballots referenced in the petition were received after 7:00 pm on election day, thereby making those ballots invalid," the judge said.

Michigan then followed suit...

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Michigan Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens said that she will deny the Trump campaign’s legal request. The lawsuit filed on Wednesday evening claimed that poll watchers were “barred" from watching the absentee count. The judge also noted that the lawsuit was filed just a few hours before the final ballots were being counted.

Biden announced that he plans to rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement on the first day of his presidency if he wins.

The move would come 3 years after President Trump announced he would leave the international climate change forum.

Trump then broke his thirty-six-hour silence to deliver an eyebrow-raising speech on Thursday afternoon.

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Saying almost immediately: “If you count the legal votes, I win," before branding mail-in-ballots as "one-sided." The president also continued to add to his controversial claims of electoral fraud.

New stations cut away from Trump's speech, with some refusing to air it.

MSNBC was the first to cut away, soon followed by NBC, ABC, and CBS.

Trump then took to Twitter to echo the points made in his speech.

Accusing the Democrats of trying to gain control of the US Senate, while insisting that he will hold onto his presidency.

He also vowed to take legal action against every state that Biden wins in.

"Plenty of proof - just check out the Media. WE WILL WIN! America First!"

Biden responded to Trump's accusations that the Democrats are cheating.

"America has come too far, fought too many battles, and endured too much to let that happen."

Police began investigating an alleged plot to attack Pennsylvania Convention Center, where votes are being counted.

“Police got a tip about a group, possibly a family, driving up from Virginia in a Hummer to unleash an attack at the Convention Center," according to WPVI. Philadelphia Police told the outlet: "they recovered a weapon and believed they recovered the Hummer they received a tip about."

Reports emerged that the Secret Service would be upping security in anticipation of a Biden victory.

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The Washington Post reports that Biden is set to receive an increased Secret Service security detail in anticipation of a win and subsequent acceptance speech in Delaware.

In an update from Pennsylvania, Biden took the lead.

This was big news, as Trump couldn't be re-elected if he doesn't secure Pennsylvania's twenty electoral votes.

It didn't take long for Trump to weigh into the numbers.

"Philadelphia has got a rotten history on election integrity," he tweeted.

Georgia's secretary of state announced in a conference that the state is heading for a recount.

The news came before the initial counting had been completed.

Just a day later, the chaos continued.

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And Trump once again took to Twitter in another furious rant as Biden continued to lead.

The president reiterated his point about votes he alleged are illegal.

Citing the pending results in the all-important state of Pennsylvania specifically.

He went on to claim that the alleged fraud would change the result in "numerous" states.

"This would ALSO change the Election result in numerous States, including Pennsylvania, which everyone thought was easily won on Election Night, only to see a massive lead disappear, without anyone being allowed to OBSERVE, for long intervals of time..."

He continued.

"BAD THINGS HAPPENED INSIDE. BIG CHANGES TOOK PLACE!"

He even falsely claimed to have "won the election."

Despite Joe Biden's lead in crucial battleground states.

But it seems he couldn't be more wrong...

As Biden is now the projected winner of the presidential election after a victory Pennsylvania put him over the 270 electoral votes needed to win.

This makes Kamala Harris the first woman of color to be elected as vice president.

She will be the first woman to hold the office. She will also be the nation’s first Black and South Asian vice president.

Trump appears to have broken his silence following the news.

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In a lengthy statement, as per Sky News: "We all know why Joe Biden is rushing to falsely pose as the winner, and why his media allies are trying so hard to help him: they don’t want the truth to be exposed. "The simple fact is this election is far from over. Joe Biden has not been certified as the winner of any states, let alone any of the highly contested states headed for mandatory recounts, or states where our campaign has valid and legitimate legal challenges that could determine the ultimate victor. "In Pennsylvania, for example, our legal observers were not permitted meaningful access to watch the counting process.  Legal votes decide who is president, not the news media."

The statement continues.

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"Beginning Monday, our campaign will start prosecuting our case in court to ensure election laws are fully upheld and the rightful winner is seated. "The American People are entitled to an honest election: that means counting all legal ballots, and not counting any illegal ballots. This is the only way to ensure the public has full confidence in our election. "It remains shocking that the Biden campaign refuses to agree with this basic principle and wants ballots counted even if they are fraudulent, manufactured, or cast by ineligible or deceased voters. Only a party engaged in wrongdoing would unlawfully keep observers out of the count room – and then fight in court to block their access. "So what is Biden hiding? I will not rest until the American People have the honest vote count they deserve and that Democracy demands."

Joe Biden has since spoken out...

He tweeted shortly after the news was announced that he is "honored" America has chosen him as leader.

And Kamala Harris has shared a video reacting to the news.

The clip was posted to Facebook shortly after the announcement was made.

Trump eventually dropped a big tweet.

And wrote:
THE OBSERVERS WERE NOT ALLOWED INTO THE COUNTING ROOMS. I WON THE ELECTION, GOT 71,000,000 LEGAL VOTES. BAD THINGS HAPPENED WHICH OUR OBSERVERS WERE NOT ALLOWED TO SEE. NEVER HAPPENED BEFORE. MILLIONS OF MAIL-IN BALLOTS WERE SENT TO PEOPLE WHO NEVER ASKED FOR THEM!

He then shared a second tweet claiming:

71,000,000 Legal Votes. The most EVER for a sitting President!

Biden was pictured celebrating with a group hug.

Taking to Twitter, Biden's granddaughter Naomi shared a photo of Joe having a group hug with the grankids after the election.

Biden was standing out back when the results came through.

According to NBC News, Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, were on their backyard patio when they heard applause coming from inside their home.

The family was watching news of his victory on the television.

And then the grandchildren ran out screaming "Pop, Pop! We won!"

Just moments ago Biden made his victory speech.

But before that, the new Vice President, Kamala Harris made an inspiring speech.

Harris praised the USA for choosing 'unity'.

And unity was the focal point of both Harris and Biden's speeches.

She then introduced the new President of the United States.

And facing a chorus of beeping horns and cheers, Biden was quick to thank the American people for voting him in, and claiming that he will not divide the people but unify them.

Check it out.

It's pretty moving.