Joe Biden Wins 2020 U.S. Election: Celebrities React

For the primary time in 4 years, and in a transfer that restores a centuries-old custom, the White Home is ready to achieve a First Pet. Truly, two.

Former Vice President Joe Biden, whose victory within the 2020 U.S. Presidential election was introduced on Saturday, and spouse Jill Biden have two German Shepherds, Champ and Main. The latter can also be set to change into the first rescue canine to stay on the White Home.

After the 2008 U.S. Presidential election, Joe saved his promise to Jill to get a pet if President Barack Obama received, gifting his spouse with Champ, a three-month-old pooch bought from a Pennsylvania breeder. Obama made the identical promise to his daughters and fulfilled it, bringing house their first canine, Bo.

The Bidens’ granddaughters have been those who named Champ. The title additionally has sentimental significance for the President-elect. In his 2008 Vice Presidential marketing campaign speeches, he recalled how his father would inform him, “Any time you get knocked down, champ, rise up!”

Joe later stated his household deliberate on getting one other canine, this time from a shelter. In November 2018, the Bidens adopted Main from the Delaware Humane Affiliation.

“As we speak is Main’s fortunate day!” learn a submit on the group’s Facebook web page on the time. “Not solely did Main discover his ceaselessly house, however he obtained adopted by Vice President Joe Biden & Dr. Jill Biden! The Bidens have gotten to know Main whereas fostering him and at the moment are able to make the adoption official.”