Joe Biden Clinches Democratic Nomination, Preaches Party Unity During ‘Difficult Time in America’s History’
By CBS News // June 6, 2020
secured more than 1,991 delegates
ABOVE VIDEO: Joe Biden officially clinched the Democratic nomination for president as of Friday evening, according to CBS News’ estimate.
(CBS NEWS) – CBS News has estimated Joe Biden has secured more than 1,991 delegates, enough to clinch the Democratic nomination. This is based on estimates from additional reported votes that have continued to come in from previous primaries held on Tuesday.
In a post on Medium Friday night, Biden wrote that this is a “difficult time in America’s history” and said “the country is crying out for leadership.”
Biden called it an “honor” to compete for the nomination against “one of the most talented groups of candidates the Democratic party has ever fielded — and I am proud to say that we are going into this general election a united party.”
“I am going to spend every day between now and November 3rd fighting to earn the votes of Americans all across this great country so that, together, we can win the battle for the soul of this nation, and make sure that as we rebuild our economy, everyone comes along,” Biden continued.
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