Tag Archives: Joe Biden

Biden Camp Begins Soliciting Big Money Donations

The New York Times reports: Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has begun accepting financial donations for a 2020 presidential campaign, an unambiguous sign that he intends to begin his challenge to President Trump within days. Several Democratic donors and party fund-raisers received emails in recent days encouraging them to write sizable checks to support Mr. Biden’s planned candidacy, …

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REPORT: Biden To Launch Campaign On Wednesday

The Atlantic reports: Joe Biden is running. The former vice president will make his candidacy official with a video announcement next Wednesday, according to people familiar with the discussions who have been told about them by top aides. Seriously, he’s actually made a decision. It’s taken two years of back-and-forth, it’ll be his third (or, depending on how you count, …

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Trump Predicts “Crazy Bernie Vs Sleepy Joe” In 2020

Newsweek reports: With a little more than 18 months away from the 2020 presidential election, current President Donald Trump went ahead and made a prediction of who he could possibly face as he runs for reelection. The president narrowed it to two finalists in the ever-growing field of Democrat candidates. The gesture from the president comes one night after conservative-friendly …

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REPORT: Biden Films Spanish-Language Campaign Ad

Politico reports: In the run-up to his expected presidential campaign announcement, former Vice President Joe Biden’s supporters cut a Spanish-language ad in South Florida over the weekend emphasizing healthcare, education and his biography. The Saturday film shoot was a hushed affair — paid local actors signed non-disclosure agreements promising not to discuss the job. But some posted images on social …

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Iowa Poll: Biden +11 Over Bernie, Mayor Pete In Third

Axios reports: Two new polls issued this week — an Iowa poll from Monmouth University and a New Hampshire poll from St. Anselm College — found that Mayor Pete Buttigieg is polling 3rd in favorability behind 2 other 2020 candidates: former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders. Iowa and New Hampshire will be the first two states to …

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Joe Biden +8 Over Bernie In New 2020 Dems Polls

The Hill reports: Former vice president Joe Biden leads the Democratic pack of contenders for the White House despite a week of accusations of improper touching and kissing from seven women, according to a new Hill-HarrisX poll released Monday. Biden won 28 percent support in the survey, compared to 20 percent for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). Biden, who has yet …

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SNL Tees Off On “Touchy-Feely” Joe Biden [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Former SNL cast member Jason Sudeikis returned to his old stomping grounds to reprise his impression of Joe Biden that the former vice president once called “so good it scared me.” “I’m a hugger, I’m a kisser and a little bit of a sniffer. But the last thing I want to do is offend anyone,” Sudeikis’s Biden …

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Biden Jokes About Inappropriate Touching Controversy

The Washington Examiner reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday made light of allegations by eight women of touching them without their permission. “I just want you to know I had permission to hug Lonnie,” Biden, 76, told a crowd of 1,200 gathered for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Conference at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. He …

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Pussy-Grabber-In-Chief Ridicules Biden’s Apology Clip

Junior posted the same meme earlier today: Donald Trump Jr. ridiculed Joe Biden’s mea culpa video — by sharing a meme in which the presumptive presidential candidate creepily touches himself. The president’s eldest son retweeted a doctored video featuring a now-viral photo of Biden with both hands on the shoulders of a woman and whispering something in her ear in …

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Joe Biden Tweets Vow To Be More Respectful [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday responded to a series of misconduct allegations leveled against him by promising to “be more mindful about respecting personal space in the future.” Biden acknowledged the allegations in a tweet, saying that he recognizes that “social norms are changing” and he has heard his accusers. “Social norms …

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Pro-Trump PAC Launches “Creepy Joe” Ads [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: A top super PAC supporting President Trump’s reelection campaign will release a new advertisement today taking aim at the controversy around former Vice President Joe Biden, who has been accused by two women of inappropriate touching. The Great America PAC is putting six figures behind a digital ad called “Creepy Joe.” The ads will also run on …

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Pelosi Chastises Joe Biden On Behavior With Women

The Associated Press reports: As former Vice President Joe Biden’s camp scrambles to contain any political damage over his past behavior with women, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has some words of advice: Keep your distance. “Join the straight-arm club,” Pelosi told a breakfast hour Washington event on Tuesday. In other words, keep your handshakes at arms’ length and don’t be …

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REPORT: Bloomberg Might Launch 2020 Bid After All

Mike Allen reports at Axios: Michael Bloomberg might still run for president in 2020, especially if former Vice President Joe Biden winds up not getting in, according to people who have discussed the matter with the former New York mayor. These people tell me that Bloomberg, 77, who announced March 5 that he wouldn’t run, might reconsider if a centrist …

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Biden Accuser Would Still Support Him Over Trump

CBS News reports: Lucy Flores, the woman who has accused former Vice President Joe Biden of making her uncomfortable by gripping her shoulders and kissing her head several years ago at a political event, says she would still support Biden in a general election match-up against President Trump. Asked if she would support the former vice president if he wins …

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Top Staffer For Self-Avowed “Pussy Grabber” Slams “Creepy Uncle Joe” Biden Over Behavior With Women

The Daily Beast reports: White House adviser Kellyanne Conway slammed former Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday, saying Biden’s behavior towards women puts him at odds with Democratic primary voters. “If anybody just types in ‘Creepy Uncle Joe’ videos, you come up with a treasure trove,” Conway said in a Fox News Sunday appearance. Conway’s remarks come two days after …

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Abrams On VP Rumors: You Don’t Run For Second Place

The Hill reports: “The idea is [for Joe Biden] to take you as a vice president to bolster his numbers in the primary,” The View co-host Joy Behar told Abrams on Wednesday. “What do you think of that?” “I think you don’t run for second place,” Abrams fired back, to applause from both “The View” co-hosts and the studio audience. …

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Biden And Abrams Deny Joint 2020 Ticket Report

The Associated Press reports: Representatives for Joe Biden and Stacey Abrams say that rumors the former vice president planned to choose the onetime Georgia gubernatorial candidate as his 2020 running mate are “false” and that there was “no grand plan hatched.” Biden spokesman Bill Russo tweeted Friday that the ex-vice president “has an enormous amount of respect for” Abrams, noting …

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REPORT: Biden May Launch With Abrams As VP Pick

Axios reports: Close advisers to former Vice President Joe Biden are debating the idea of packaging his presidential campaign announcement with a pledge to choose Stacey Abrams as his vice president. The popular Georgia Democrat, who at age 45 is 31 years younger than Biden, would bring diversity and excitement to the ticket — showing voters, in the words of …

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Biden +8 Over Bernie In New Poll On 2020 Dem Field

The Hill reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden leads a field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates and potential candidates among Democratic primary voters, according to a survey released Tuesday. According to a Morning Consult poll, the possible 2020 candidate appears to be expanding his lead among 2020 Democrats. The poll found that Biden leads Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) by eight …

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Trump Calls Joe Biden “Another Low IQ Individual”

The Independent reports: President Trump on Monday called Joe Biden a “low I.Q. individual” after the former vice president had a slip of the tongue and nearly announced he was running for president in 2020. The president was seizing on a mishap from Biden over the weekend where he told a gathering of Delaware Democrats that he has “the most …

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