Vice President-elect of the United States Kamala Harris says Donald Trump’s defeat at the polls means
‘a new day for America’ is dawning.
Speaking in Wilmington, Delaware, on Saturday night Harris said: ‘Protecting our democracy takes struggle,
takes sacrifice, but there is joy in it…because we the people, have the power to build a better future ‘And when our
very democracy was on the ballot on this election with the very soul of America at stake with the world watching,
you ushered in a new day for America.’
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Making her first speech since Joe Biden won the presidential election
earlier on Saturday,
Harris also sought to distance herself from the Trump administration by speaking sympathetically about the impact of Covid-19 on Americans.
She said: ‘I know times have been challenging, especially the last several months.
The grief, sorrow, and pain. the worries, the struggles. But we have also witnessed the courage the resilience,
the generosity of your spirit.