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Kamala Harris just made a spot in U.S. history books!
Three days after individuals cast their votes, NBC News projected Joe Biden as the 46 th President of the United States on Saturday, Nov. 7. Making the announcement more unique? Harris ended up being the first woman, Black individual and South Asian American to become the Vice President.
Harris summarized the news best, writing, “We did it, @JoeBiden.”
” This election is about a lot more than @JoeBiden or me,” she shared on Twitter. “It has to do with the soul of America and our desire to combat for it. We have a great deal of work ahead of us. Let’s start.”
Biden echoed Harris’ declaration and posted a similar message on Twitter.
” America, I’m honored that you have actually picked me to lead our excellent nation,” his caption began. “The work ahead of us will be hard, but I promise you this: I will be a President for all Americans– whether you voted for me or not. I will keep the faith that you have positioned in me.”
Although celebs responded to the governmental news, lots of took a moment to celebrate and reflect on Harris’ historical win.
Douglas Emhoff: “So happy with you.”
Maya Harris: “OMG it’s occurring … our next Vice President of the United States … our first-ever MADAM Vice President … my sis, @KamalaHarris!”
Karamo Brown: “This minute … we are going to begin recovery and to every little lady & female … this minute of [sic] for you!”
Congratulations to our President-Elect @JoeBiden and our first female Vice-President-Elect @KamalaHarris.
Woman Gaga: “@JoeBiden @KamalaHarris and the American people, you simply provided the world one of the greatest acts of compassion and bravery humanity has ever seen. Nothing but love for our new Leader in Chief and the 1ST female VP chosen to the White House.”
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Malala Yousafzai: “Congratulations Vice President-elect @KamalaHarris!”
Michelle Obama: “I’m beyond delighted that my friend @JoeBiden and our very first Black and Indian-American female Vice President, @KamalaHarris, are headed to restore some self-respect, proficiency, and heart at the White House. Our country sorely requires it.”
Tina Knowles-Lawson: “Yes you did it Madam Vice President and President Biden !!!! Dang that sounds so Great!!! Thanks to everyone that voted and made this occur!!!!! Thank you lord God Almighty!!!! I might not be more delighted and filled with thanks and Applaud!!!”
Tracee Ellis Ross: “President-Elect @joebiden and Madam Vice President-Elect @kamalaharris!!! Let’s go! Let the recovery start!!”
Shangela Laquifa Wadley: “That’s right Madam VP @KamalaHarris … I hope you’re somewhere poppin’ a fan with MAJOR PRIDE today !! Congrats to u and Prez-Elect @JoeBiden!! HALLELOO!!!!!!”
Porsha Williams: “It’s [sic] new day!!!!!! Let’s go @kamalaharris!! Let’s keep this exact same energy for our Senate Race Runoffs !!! Let’s get #Warnock Ossoff in office this January.”
That’s best Madam VP @KamalaHarris … I hope you’re somewhere poppin’ a fan with MAJOR PRIDE today !! Congrats to u and Prez-Elect @JoeBiden!! HALLELOO!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/Vfnq6hDc7B
— Shangela (@itsSHANGELA) November 7, 2020
Just last month, Harris opened up about what motivated her career in politics. “I am the child of a mom who arrived in the United States at the age of 19 and thought that she and her kids could do anything,” she stated throughout a virtual appearance on The Daily Program on Oct. 29.
With her cutting-edge win, it’s clear Harris is opening doors and leading the way for a brand-new American Dream.
Read about Harris’ roadway to the White Home here. Plus, have a look at all of the celeb reactions to the governmental news.
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