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2020 election

Hillary Clinton, world leaders react to Joe Biden's victory: 'Welcome back, America'

Hillary Clinton, who lost the election to President Trump in 2016, celebrated the victory of former Vice President Joe Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris, in a tweet on Saturday morning:

Around the world, other leaders also chimed in. "Congratulations, @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris," tweeted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. "Our two countries are close friends, partners, and allies. We share a relationship that’s unique on the world stage. I'm really looking forward to working together and building on that with you both." Irish premiere Michael Martin added, "I want to congratulate the new President Elect of the USA Joe Biden. Joe Biden has been a true friend of this nation throughout his life and I look forward to working with him in the years ahead."

Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris, kept it simple: "Welcome back, America!" she wrote.