Former United States Vice President Joe Biden has secured the 1,991 Democratic party delegates he needed to guarantee the final nomination as the party’s candidate for next November’s elections to the White House and that they will face him against the current president, Donald Trump.
“Friends, tonight we have guaranteed the delegates we needed to win the Democratic nomination. I am going to invest every day in fighting to win your vote so that, together, we can win the battle for the soul of this nation,” he announced. your official announcement.
With this result, it only remains to make the official announcement of his victory at the Democratic party convention that will take place between August 17 and 20 at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Three days dedicated exclusively to enhancing the figure of Biden as Trump’s rival in one of the most critical moments that the country has gone through in recent decades.
Biden mentioned the current state of the country, shaken by a coronavirus pandemic that has left almost two million infections and 111,000 dead and mass protests against police brutality, in his accompanying message to the confirmation of the nomination.
“This is a difficult time in the history of the United States. And Donald Trump’s divisive and inflammatory policy is not an answer. The country is crying out for leadership. Leadership that can unite us. Leadership that can unite us. We need an economy that It works for everyone, now. We need jobs that bring dignity, now. We need equal justice and equal opportunity for all Americans now. We need a president who cares about helping us heal, now, “Biden said.
“I really believe that together, finally and as One America, we will rise stronger than before. This is the United States of America. There is nothing we cannot do if we do it together,” he said.