The once-perceived frontrunnerÂ failed to break through in the GOP race, particularly after Trump began calling him "low-energy. President Donald Trump passing by supporters as he departs Trump National Golf Club after Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become 46th president of the United States. Shane Bahn, York Daily Record / USA TODAY Network. Biden wins: Democrat who vowed return to 'normalcy' defeats Trump in cliffhanger election, Bush said TrumpÂ "has the right to request recounts and pursue legal challenges, and any unresolved issues will be properly adjudicated. In first address since securing the presidency, Joe Biden called for unity between all Americans. Joy Adebayo of Boothwyn, Pa. (left) and Jerome McDonald of Morrisville, Pa., wait outside the Chase Center on Riverfront for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to deliver victory speeches. People celebrate the victory of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. There is no problem that will not yield to the gathered will of a free people. Bush'sÂ brother, former Florida Gov. President Donald Trump jabbed George W. Bush after the former president released a video calling for national unity amid the pandemic. Bush. And we urge all Americans to join us in wishing our next President and Vice President well as they prepare to take up their important duties. Stay informed with QuickTake's coronavirus coverage of up-to-the-minute stories on the COVID-19 crisis. People gather near the White House along the Black Lives Matter Plaza late in the evening on Nov. 7, 2020, after Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become 46th president of the United States. "IÂ extended my warm congratulations and thanked him for the patriotic message he delivered last night.". People gather near the White House along the Black Lives Matter Plaza late in the evening after Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become 46th president of the United States. President George W. Bush shared a message of unity across his social media platforms on Saturday amid the coronavirus pandemic, highlighting the â¦ The challenges that face our country will demand the best of President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris – and the best of us all. Nick Oza, The Republic /USA TODAY Network. Donald Trump is worse than 'a slaveholder' Americas. USA TODAY. Thousands of New Yorkers gathered in Times Square Nov. 7, 2020 to watch Joe Biden give his first speech as president elect after the election was called for him earlier in the day. George W. Bush says country is going through 'an unsettled period' The former president said he expected the ship to right itself, though he indicated he may not live to see that day. George W. Bush is calling for Americans to join together to face the âshared threatâ of the coronavirus. President Trump on Sunday took aim at George W. Bush after the former Republican president issued a call to push partisanship aside amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Now is the time to heal deep wounds. President-elect Joe Biden delivers an address to the nation after securing enough electoral college votes to win the White House, Tay Anderson, a Denver Public Schools board member and liberal activist, speaks to a group of marchers celebrating Democratic candidate Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 presidential election near the Colorado state Capitol building in Denver, Colo. on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. No matter how you voted, your vote counted. Bush was particularly annoyed that Republican strategist and CNN political commentator Doug Heye only got â¦ Facebook; Twitter; Transition 2020. Supporters of presidential candidate Joe Biden took to the streets to celebrate former Vice President Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump. I offered him the same thing I offered Presidents Trump and Obama: my prayers for his success, and my pledge to help in any way I can. ", The only living former Republican president also congratulated President Donald Trump and his supporters "on a hard-fought campaign.". People celebrate on Black Lives Matter Plaza across from the White House in Washington, D.C. Demonstrators celebrate after the 2020 Presidential Election is called for President-elect Joe Biden, at Washington Square in New York, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about, "I just talked to the President-elect of the United States, Joe Biden," former President Bush said, adding that he extended "warm congratulations.". Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. "The president-elect reiterated that while he ran as a Democrat, he will govern for all Americans. âHe was nowhere to be found in â¦ A supporter of Former vice-president and President elect Joe Biden celebrates his victory in Wilmington, Delaware on November 7, 2020.