WASHINGTON– Democrat Joe Biden was on the cusp of winning the presidency on Friday as he opened up narrow leads over President Donald Trump in the important battlegrounds of Georgia and Pennsylvania.
WASHINGTON– Democrat Joe Biden was on the cusp of winning the presidency on Friday as he opened narrow leads over President Donald Trump in the crucial battlegrounds of Georgia and Pennsylvania.
Those put Biden in a stronger position to record the 270 Electoral College votes required to take the White House. The winner will lead a country dealing with a historic set of difficulties, including a surging pandemic and deep political polarization.
The concentrate on Pennsylvania, where Biden led Trump by more than 9,000 votes, and Georgia, where Biden led by more than 1,500, came as Americans entered a third full day after the election without knowing who will lead them for the next 4 years. The prolonged procedure contributed to the stress and anxiety of a nation whose racial and cultural divides were inflamed during the heated project.
Biden was at his house in Wilmington, Delaware, as the vote count continued and assistants said he would address the nation in primetime. Trump stayed in the White House house as more results trickled in, broadening Biden’s lead in must-win Pennsylvania.
Trump’s campaign, meanwhile, was peaceful– a remarkable distinction from the day before, when it held an early morning conference call forecasting self-confidence and held a flurry of hastily organized interview revealing litigation in key states.
With his pathway to reelection