US President-elect Joe Biden final evening tweeted Diwali greetings as tens of millions celebrated the pageant of lights internationally. His put up comes per week after Donald Trump misplaced the bid for a second straight time period within the bitterly fought race to the White Home that saved the world on the sting for practically per week.
“To the tens of millions of Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists celebrating the Pageant of Lights, @DrBiden and I ship our greatest needs for a #HappyDiwali. Might your new yr be stuffed with hope, happiness, and prosperity. Sal Mubarak (sic),” Joe Biden wrote on Twitter. The 77-year-old is ready to turn into the oldest president within the historical past of the nation.
Kamala Harris, who’s the vice-president elect, has additionally made historical past by changing into the primary lady, the primary Black individual and the primary Indian-American to carry the workplace.
She additionally tweeted Diwali greetings final evening. “Joyful Diwali and Sal Mubarak! @DouglasEmhoff and I want everybody celebrating around the globe a protected, wholesome, and joyous new yr,” she wrote.
To the tens of millions of Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists celebrating the Pageant of Lights, @DrBiden and I ship our greatest needs for a #HappyDiwali. Might your new yr be stuffed with hope, happiness, and prosperity. Sal Mubarak.
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) November 14, 2020
Joyful Diwali and Sal Mubarak! @DouglasEmhoff and I want everybody celebrating around the globe a protected, wholesome, and joyous new yr.
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) November 14, 2020
Final week, in an emotional victory speech, she remembered her mom, who was from India. “I am grateful to the lady most liable for my presence right here as we speak, my mom, Shyamala Gopalan Harris. When she got here right here from India on the age of 19, she perhaps did not think about this second. However she believed so deeply in America the place second like that is attainable,” Kamala Harris mentioned in her first deal with to the nation as Vice President-Elect.
“I’m fascinated with her and generations of ladies, black girls, Asian, White, Latina, Native American girls who all through our nation’s historical past have paved the way in which for this second tonight,” the 57-year-old mentioned to loud cheering at an out of doors rally in Joe Biden’s dwelling metropolis of Wilmington, Delaware, stressing that “I would be the first lady within the workplace, however I will not be the final.”
At the same time as Donald Trump refuses to concede the election, Joe Biden has begun the method of transition to the White Home. Coronavirus and financial revival have been listed as his prime priorities.
On Friday, Trump got here closes to admitting defeat. Throughout a brief speech concerning the vaccine work, Trump insisted that he would by no means once more name for a lockdown to curb the virus’ unfold.
Then he added: “Hopefully, the, the no matter occurs sooner or later, who is aware of which administration it is going to be, I suppose time will inform.”