The Microsoft founder also looks forward to working with them 'on issues like poverty and climate change, and addressing issues of inequality and opportunity at home'
Joe Biden, Bill Gates and Kamala Harris (Getty Images)
President-elect Joe Biden has been receiving congratulatory messages from world leaders, Hollywood stars and other public figures ever since it was announced that he would be replacing Donald Trump at the White House. Among them was Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, who took to Twitter to congratulate Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, expressing that he was looking forward to working with their administration.
With Americans, and non-Americans, waiting for the Biden-Harris administration to get things started, Gates spoke about how he was looking forward to working with the new administration to ensure the Covid-19 pandemic was brought under control. However, the reactions to Gates' tweet were mostly negative, with some mocking the coming administration posting memes that read, "You think they let you choose the president" and others speaking of getting mandatory vaccines.
In a long message -- broken down into two tweets, Gates wrote, "Congratulations to President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris. Thank you to the election officials and campaign workers who worked tirelessly to ensure a record number of Americans could cast a ballot and have it counted during such a challenging time for our country. I look forward to working with...[ Click here for full document ]