Earlier this morning CNN, NBC News, FOX News and other news outlets officially projected Pennsylvania and its 20 electoral votes would give Joe Biden more than 270 he needs to become the 46th president of the United State, denying Trump a second term.

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The headline from Trump’s old hometown paper, the New York Times, blared “BIDEN BEATS TRUMP”:

Trump was reportedly golfing when the news broke and some of his most ardent opponents were also getting some fresh air.

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Social media erupted with videos from cities across the country of people cheering, gathering spontaneously in the streets, banging on pots and pans, and dancing. People cheered in New York City:

In Atlanta:

In Chicago:

And in Washington, D.C. outside the White House:

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*First Published: November 7, 2020, 9:56 am