Biden urges calm as vote count continues; White House chief of staff infected with Covid-19

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NZ Herald,
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Sat, 7 Nov 2020, 10:31AM
The vote counts are in it's final stages for the presidency. Photo / CNN
The vote counts are in it's final stages for the presidency. Photo / CNN

Biden urges calm as vote count continues; White House chief of staff infected with Covid-19

Author
NZ Herald,
Publish Date
Sat, 7 Nov 2020, 10:31AM

Joe Biden says he is already preparing to assume the presidency even though he has not been declared the winner in his race against President Donald Trump.

"We are going to win this race" Biden told a TV address today.

"I want people to know we're not waiting to get the work done."

Biden said he and his running mate, Kamala Harris, have held briefings on the coronavirus and the economy this week as the US records record daily cases.

He noted nearly 240,000 people have died from the pandemic and said he wants those families to know they aren't alone.