Joe Biden says 'Let's be thankful for democracy' in message of unity – live

8.44pm GMT

A clip from Biden’s speech:

“For those who have lost a loved one, I know that this time of year can be particularly difficult. Believe me, I know. I remember the first Thanksgiving and the empty chair, the silence. It takes your breath away,” President-elect Biden says in his Thanksgiving address.

8.12pm GMT

Biden wishes everyone a happy Thanksgiving, asks for blessings for the troops, again says “happy Thanksgiving” and exits.

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Source: theguardian