Donald Trump won more than 71 million votes, the second-highest total in American history. Nationally, he has more than a 47% share of his vote and has an extraordinary hold over large swathes of this country that has brought a near cult-like devotion among many of his supporters. But he still lost the election to Joe Biden. This defeat makes Trump one of only four incumbents in the modern era not to get another four years. He also has become the first president to lose the popular vote in consecutive US elections.

He refused to accept the result, accusing media outlets that called the race for Joe Biden of colluding with the president-elect in trying to steal the White House. The voters, however, did not. Everyone from celebrities to Internet meme pages has been sharing their reactions to the race both in the streets and online, and many of these thoughts are definitely worthwhile. Here are some of them.

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The one and only
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2 months ago

This needs more upvotes

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With his triumph, Biden, who turns 78 later this month, fulfilled his decades-long ambition in his third bid for the White House, becoming the oldest person elected president.

The result also provided a historical moment for Biden's running mate, Senator Kamala Harris of California, who will become the first woman to serve as vice president.

On Saturday night, Biden appeared in front of supporters at a drive-in rally in Wilmington, Delaware, and claimed the presidency and called on the country to reunite after what he described as a toxic political interlude.

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

😂😂😂

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Donald Trump, on the other hand, could lose more than just the presidency. Twitter has confirmed that if Trump leaves office, he will no longer receive special treatment as a "newsworthy individual".

Twitter's policy around what the company calls newsworthiness protects certain people — such as elected officials with more than 250,000 followers — from having their accounts suspended or banned for rule infractions that would lead average users to severe penalties.

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ZackBornstein Report

natie marie
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2 months ago

that's a great joke

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

NICE!!! 👏

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Don Flynn
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2 months ago

and they did celebrate around the world. But oddly enough Russia and China have both been very very quiet.

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divydumdrop hello
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2 months ago

and fireworks in london!

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wandile dludlu
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2 months ago

I aspire to reach this level of pettiness

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Mike Crow
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2 months ago

Pence snuck off.

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Tee
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2 months ago

I like this

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UncleTrash
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2 months ago

That first tweet is a bot. There are hundreds exactly like it with some variant, sometimes it says "I'm moving to Alaska" "I'm moving to Hawaii" Congrats on not knowing all of your own States in your own country

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Todorokie-dokie
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2 months ago

Yeah, Trump’ll probably lock himself in the White House, board up the windows, and use all of his supporters as a human shield.

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women4election Report

Ms.M.
Community Member
2 months ago

YES!!! I am so proud!!!

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Auggieismydog Report

UncleTrash
Community Member
2 months ago

HE'S FROM SCRANTON? Michael Scott would be proud.

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EdanClay Report

Don Flynn
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2 months ago

His spawn are as f'd up, if not worse, than the orange turd

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ZackBornstein Report

Lotte
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2 months ago

karma in its purest form

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mhdksafa Report

Ms.M.
Community Member
2 months ago

Hahaha yup!

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SleepDeez Report

Tee
Community Member
2 months ago

Yes my hometown of Detroit showed out! So proud of my city!

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UncleTrash
Community Member
2 months ago

I just hope he wil be remembered for what he was : a lying, racist, sexist, mysoginist, colluding rampant slug.

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GeorgeTakei Report

UncleTrash
Community Member
2 months ago

And he gets evicted

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zims
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2 months ago

AND we got a Second Gentleman!

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MNateShyamalan Report

Tabitha L
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2 months ago

If anyone hasn't seen Chappelle's SNL appearance, I really recommend it. "I would implore everybody who's celebrating today to remember, it's good to be a humble winner. Remember when I was here four years ago, remember how bad that felt? Remember that half the country right now still feels that way,"

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Zoe's Mom
Community Member
2 months ago

This one hits me to my core. Thank you Paris!

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H Edwards
Community Member
2 months ago

It's like the part in the movie where the bad guy thinks he's successfully got rid of the hero, only for the hero to return. Bad guy looks aghast and stutters 'but... but that's impossible!'

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chrissyteigen Report

Don Flynn
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2 months ago

I can't speak for everyone but tRump losing has given me hope for our future

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breakmemenews Report

The one and only
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2 months ago

Haha my granddad showed me this last night!

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Lis Daglish
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2 months ago

This.

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Hans
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2 months ago

ouch

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Kai Denham
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2 months ago

oh so that is where he went ;)

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Wendillon
Community Member
2 months ago

So...uh...James...got any lottery number predictions? Asking for a friend...

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C_Morgs65 Report

Lis Daglish
Community Member
2 months ago

This exact scene was running in my mind when it was called

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Janine B.
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2 months ago

Best one. 😂😂😂 Same tweet by Karma would have been nice too.

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Dknight10k Report

UncleTrash
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2 months ago

I really hope he gets a permanent ban from Twitter on January 21st

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Guinz Report

Hans
Community Member
2 months ago

I hope for the US that it will be "only" two months...

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JuJu
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2 months ago

too

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EJEGUL ATABAYEVA
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2 months ago

HAHA!!

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

LOLOL!!!

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Aria Whitaker
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2 months ago

I LOVE how people have reinvented the Barack/Joe meme with Kamala!! Oh happy day!! LOL

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Tee
Community Member
2 months ago

All bark but no bite

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Number 5
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2 months ago

What's made Trump's Tweets even funnier are Twitter's disclaimers about how wrong they are under so much of what he's said.

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Edit: while this tweet is fake and made for meme purposes only, the event was not fake.

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Mike Crow
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2 months ago

Please say this is real.

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BananaBoyTings Report

Kookamunga
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2 months ago

When Trump arrived, they mistook him for load of manure.

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Zoe's Mom
Community Member
2 months ago

His speech was moving and I can relate being a Hispanic woman.

Raine Soo
Community Member
2 months ago

I watched when Van Jones broke down in tears on CNN. Those were tears of joy and relief for a fractured nation. I was genuinely touched.

Dodo
Community Member
2 months ago

I saw his speech. What was amazing was he took the time at the end of it to say 'I'm sorry for those who lost'. I can't imagine a Trump supporter saying that.

Teresa Taylor
Community Member
2 months ago

This was the best commentary on the election I’ve heard. It summed up EXACTLY why it was so important for Biden/Harris to win.

Linda HS
Community Member
2 months ago

I still get emotional when I see his speech

CatWoman312
Community Member
2 months ago

Y’all should see the video of this. It’s very moving and makes you get the feels. I’m so glad people of color don’t have to live in fear since we actually elected a man who isn’t a racist sack of shît

Mary Rose Kent
Community Member
2 months ago

It doesn’t fix racism in the rest of the country, but it’s a great relief to have it not modeled in the White House. That place is going to need a Chernobyl-level scrub down.

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Boopie Dew
Community Member
2 months ago

Van Jones seems like a really good man. I watched him say this, 🥺

Katy McMouse
Community Member
2 months ago

That was a very touching and slightly heartbreaking moment.

Mickie Shea
Community Member
2 months ago

America as had a horrible four years of lack of character, not only by 45, but the republican congress. Guess'n "Moscow Mitch" will be the newest bad example and putin lover.

ArhomR
Community Member
2 months ago

You reap what you sow. Yeah Biden!!!

Curry on...
Community Member
2 months ago

I wonder...do all those trump supporters see him as a role model for their kids?

Laura Johnston
Community Member
2 months ago

THIS. A thousand times yes!

Kelly Hartle
Community Member
2 months ago

It's like the Doonesbury cartoon when Nixon resigned--the wall around the White House is being removed, stone by stone, showing the sun shining and the birds singing!

Mary Rose Kent
Community Member
2 months ago

That was a good one!

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Purr·maid
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2 months ago

Ice Cube song

Theresa Ann
Community Member
2 months ago

Van do you need protection for your family??? A group of women ready to head there!!

DogMom
Community Member
2 months ago

For months I told my dad I thought Trump was going to win. He texted me Saturday and said “see I told you good always wins out over evil” lol. Even at my ripe old age this was a lesson that character still matters despite what the last 4 years suggested.

Mike Lonergan
Community Member
2 months ago

Amen.You are absolutely right Van Jones.

Leah Helbig
Community Member
2 months ago

Wow, really? I find this hilarious because a good parent teaches their kids to never trust politicians or anyone in power. My kids know to question everything.

James
Community Member
2 months ago

Yes!

Patty Leaton
Community Member
2 months ago

a great speech

Clare Elliott
Community Member
2 months ago

A very important point;thanks for making it....

Scott Smith
Community Member
2 months ago

Eh, Van probably thinks today is the day trump became president. That dude is a chameleon when it comes to trump.

Franek Mierzwiński
Community Member
2 months ago

Americans seem to be blind on the left eye. Y`all forgot what criminal deals Bidens son did in Ukraine and how the senior tried to influence the Ukrainian government? This alone is a reason he never had been allowed to run for President. Trump did either cause the Virus nor did he support AntiFa like all the demoncratic governors did. Deep in his heart Trump is a good person bc he did not run for President on selfish reasons. His problem is he is a romantic soul who really is a great patriot. Biden never was nor ever will be a patriot. I am not an American citizen so dont blame me.

Christina Uhlir
Community Member
2 months ago

Franek Mierzwinski, if Mr. Biden or his son did anything remotely criminal, we would know it....or do you really think that Republicans would let it slide????? Thank the Forces that you are not an American citizen, you "good" "romantic" stupid soul.

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mametown Report

Zophra
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2 months ago

Oh, I'm thinking of a much heavier drug....

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Daniel Wang
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2 months ago

lol

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tinyandwhiskey Report

Sabse
Community Member
2 months ago

Never again judge the Germans: "How could you let this happen?" YOU turned it around at the very last moment.

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TheRealHoarse Report

Local human
Community Member
2 months ago

That’s pure.

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OhNoSheTwitnt Report

Ms.M.
Community Member
2 months ago

Same here :)

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michelemorrow Report

Kai Denham
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2 months ago

he was the imposter

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sbstryker Report

Julius Martin
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2 months ago

This made me laugh so harddd!!!!!

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Brownies28 Report

Christopher Malinowski
Community Member
2 months ago

Wait, wouldn't it be the first term because the second term technically didn't happen?

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