Biden Calls Democrats to Congratulate Them on Election Wins

US President Joe Biden said he called various Democratic candidates on Tuesday evening, November 8, to congratulate them on victories in the midterm elections.

“Commander and I burnt the midnight oil last night calling some of our great election winners,” Biden wrote on Twitter on Wednesday. Commander is the name of a dog owned by the president and First Lady Jill Biden. Credit: President Joe Biden via Storyful

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JOE BIDEN: Hey, buddy. Joe Biden. Congratulations, man. Congratulations. Joe Biden. Congratulations, kid.

- How are you, Mr. President?

JOE BIDEN: Oh, I'm better knowing you won, I tell you.

- Aw.

JOE BIDEN: Hey, gov, congratulations. I'm so happy for you. I really am. Congratulations. I'm so excited for you. [LAUGHS]

I think with the grace of God and the goodwill of neighbors, all the stuff we did is only gonna-- is only coming to fruition next year because they heard about it, but they haven't seen it. I just think there's a lot we can do. It's really, really gonna matter.

I'm so excited. God love ya. Well, I'll sleep better knowing you won. Keep the faith, man. Talk to you.

[MUSIC PLAYING]

Hey, buddy. Joe Biden. Congratulations, man. Congratulations. Joe Biden. Congratulations, kid.

- How are you, Mr. President?

JOE BIDEN: Oh, I'm better knowing you won, I tell ya.

- Aw.

JOE BIDEN: Hey, gov, congratulations. I'm so happy for you. I really am. Congratulations. I'm so excited for you. [LAUGHS]

I think with the grace of God and the goodwill of neighbors, all the stuff we did is only gonna-- is only coming to fruition next year because they heard about it, but they haven't seen it. I just think there's a lot we can do. It's really, really gonna matter.

I'm so excited. God love ya. Well, I'll sleep better knowing you won. Keep the faith, man. Talk to you.