Vice President-elect Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisAlabama museum unveils restored Greyhound bus for Freedom Rides' 60th anniversary Never underestimate Joe Biden Prosecuting the Flint water case MORE’s husband, Doug Emhoff, went viral on Saturday when he shared a photo of the couple embracing after the race for the White House was called for President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenRepublican seeks to use Obama energy policies to criticize Biden  WSJ editorial board: 'Purging Liz Cheney for honesty would diminish' GOP DNC gathers opposition research on over 20 potential GOP presidential candidates MORE.

“So proud of you,” Emhoff shared.

The post quickly garnered more than 330,000 likes and more than 39,000 retweets.

Emhoff, an attorney, earlier this year took a leave of absence from his law firm while Harris was on the campaign trail. He played an active role at in-person campaign events and virtual ones amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

He is set to make history as the first male spouse of a vice president and the first Jewish spouse of a vice president. Harris is set to become the first female vice president, the first Black vice president and the first Asian American vice president.

Presidential historian Michael Beschloss retweeted the photo of the couple hugging with the caption “The next Vice President and her husband.”


A slate of celebrities and other Twitter users also celebrated Emhoff’s now-viral post.


The Associated Press, NBC, ABC, CNN and Fox News all called the race between Biden and President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump's Facebook ban to stay in place, board rules Trump allies launching nonprofit focused on voter fraud DOJ asks for outside lawyer to review Giuliani evidence MORE on Saturday after Biden was projected to win the state of Pennsylvania. 

Ballot counting is ongoing in Pennsylvania, Arizona, Nevada, Georgia and Alaska.