Election: US Speaker, Pelosi Calls Biden ‘President-Elect’

Pelosi spoke to reporters after Biden overtook President Donald Trump in the potentially decisive state of Pennsylvania.

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Nancy Pelosi, the US House Speaker has refereed to Joe Biden as ‘President-elect’.

The Speaker who is the top Democrat in Congress, on Friday called Joe Biden the “president-elect” of the United States after he pulled ahead in key election results.

“President-Elect Biden has a strong mandate to lead,”
 Pelosi told reporters after Biden overtook President Donald Trump in the potentially decisive state of Pennsylvania.

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Pennsylvania would be enough to put Biden past the magic number of 270 votes in the state-by-state Electoral College, which determines the presidency.