Greater Manchester MPs react as Joe Biden wins 2020 US election

 Greater Manchester MPs react as Joe Biden wins 2020 US election

Greater Manchester’s MPs have reacted to the news that Joe Biden has won the US 2020 election.

President-elect Biden and his running mate Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have been congratulated by many high-profile politicians.

Among them was Labour’s deputy leader and Ashton-under-Lyne MP Angela Rayner, who said Donald Trump’s defeat was a ‘defeat for the politics of dishonesty and division’.

Deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner

She tweeted: “This is a great victory for the values that we in the UK hold dear – decency, integrity and compassion. It is a victory for hope and for a better future.

She added: “But all of us across the world must recognise that we need to come together, organise and fight the politics that Trump represents.”

She also tweeted: “I look forward to developing the links between UKLabour and the Democrats and forging a strengthened partnership between the United Kingdom and the United States of America.”

The deputy leader also shared Kamala Harris’ tweet adding: “Today billions of women and girls – women and girls of colour in particular – will push their shoulders back, stand up taller and dream bigger.”

Shadow foreign secretary and Wigan MP Lisa Nandy also congratulated Mr Biden and Mr Harris tweeting: “Congratulations to President Elect Joe Biden whose victory is a light after years of darkness.

“The world now has a chance to turn the pag

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