There are a lot of local political reactions that are mostly empty pleasantries. However, the words from Kansas City's top ranking elected official are probably the most important . . . Check-it:
U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II said Joe Biden's supporters should celebrate but then get involved in the work of unifying the country."I think that our country has become much too hostile, much too reactionary and I just hope that we can use this moment to rededicate ourselves to the principles of democracy," Cleaver said.The congressman tweeted out congratulations to President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris.