Two weeks after Election Day, President Donald Trump had not eased up on challenging the voting results. Reconciliation of the citizenry seemed elusive. But leaders of the Catholic clergy in Brooklyn and across the nation reminded the Church of its unique role in helping the nation heal.
Political observers say President Donald Trump kept his support among white evangelicals — eight in 10 voted for him — but African Americans and Hispanics, both mostly Christian, favored Biden with overwhelming margins.
By mid-morning Nov. 7, Joe Biden was projected by news organizations, to capture enough electoral college votes to win the 2020 election and make history as the second Catholic commander-in-chief in United States history.
Joe Biden has been projected as the winner of the presidential race. President Trump refused to concede the election.
President Donald Trump outperformed Joe Biden among Latino voters in key battleground states. U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said progressive Democrats had been “sounding the alarm” about Biden’s weaknesses among Latinos for a long. “But,” she tweeted, “the necessary effort simply hasn’t been put in. We have work to do.”
On Election Night, Democratic nominee Vice President Joe Biden spoke from Wilmington, Delaware, while awaiting voting results. Watch the video above to hear his full comments.
On Election Night, U.S. President Donald Trump spoke from the White House while awaiting voting results. Watch the video above to hear his full comments.
Being Catholic and a major party’s nominee for President of the United States has always been controversial. It has only occurred four times — including this year — and the reason for controversy has changed.
Justice Amy Coney Barrett is the third Supreme Court nomination by President Donald Trump and the sixth Catholic on the nation’s highest judicial panel. At age 48, she is the fifth woman to serve on the Supreme Court, but the first with school-age children.
As Donald Trump and Joe Biden scramble to win over undecided voters in the last days of the campaign, some people are just exhausted from all of the political rhetoric and are looking for an exit ramp.