Boris Johnson congratulated the United States. After becoming President-elect following the U.S. election, President-elect Joe Biden was elected.
The prime minister said that he was looking forward as an ally to “working closely together”
On Saturday, former Vice President Biden was declared the winner of Pennsylvania and Nevada, giving him an insurmountable lead in the race against incumbent Donald Trump for the White House.
“Congratulations to Joe Biden on his election as U.S. President and to Kamala Harris on her historic success,” the prime minister tweeted.
“The U.S. is our most important ally and I look forward to working closely together on our shared priorities, from climate change to trade and security.”
Congratulations to pic.twitter.com/xrpE99W4c4c4c @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris
-November 7, 2020, Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson)
Secretary of State Dominic Raab followed his social media post closely, tweeting, “It was a close contest and Donald Trump fought hard.”
“I look forward to working with the new administration – the UK-US friendship has always been a force for good in the world.”
U.S. 2020 election: U.S. presidential election won by Joe Biden
Under the Trump administration, Downing Street has played up the relationship of the United Kingdom with the US, with Mr. Johnson willing to reach a transatlantic trade agreement after Brexit.
This week, Number 10 reported that the prime minister had not met with Mr. Biden. During the election, British attempts to contact the Democratic nominee were allegedly rebuffed due to a campaign decision not to meet with foreign dignitaries.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the United States of America Near allies of President Donald Trump (Steve Parsons/PA)
“After congratulating Mr. Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris, who is set to become the first female vice president, on their election victory, Mr. Blackford wrote on Twitter, “To formally accept this outcome and congratulate him on a historic achievement, the Prime Minister must arrange an early phone call with President-elect Biden.
Boris Johnson must focus on his own image as ‘Britain Trump’ in the UK.
US Presidential election: Politicians congratulate Joe Biden on winning the U.S. election
“His extreme Brexit policies and his decision to align himself so closely with Donald Trump’s narrow policies have increasingly isolated the Tory prime minister on the world stage.”
My warmest congratulations on their election win to @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris, which brings great hope to progressives here in Scotland and around the world #BidenHarris #Election2020 pic.twitter.com/oD2xNs29Fxx29
– November 7, 2020 – Ian Blackford (@Ianblackford MP)
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He expected the win would return the U.S. on the world stage to a more central position.
“Their victory is one of hope and unity over dishonesty and division,”
For the world, this is also a significant moment. It is an opportunity to reassert the role of America on the world stage as a force for good.
“A nation that will work with Britain and other allies to defeat this pandemic and combat climate change,” he said.
“I look forward to building on that and forging an even stronger relationship between the UK and the US.”
On the world stage, among those who welcomed Biden were European leaders.
Emmanuel Macron, the French President, tweeted, “Congratulations to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris!”
“We have much to do to overcome today’s challenges. Let’s work together!”