Tag Archives: Joe Biden

Democratic Socialists Group: We Won’t Endorse Biden

Fox News celebrates: The Democratic Socialists of America made it pretty clear on Sunday what they thought about Joe Biden being the Democrats’ presumptive nominee. “We are not endorsing [Joe Biden],” the organization tweeted Sunday. The DSA, an ultra-progressive group boasting roughly 56,000 members, previously endorsed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid, but the group is now without a candidate …

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Cuomo: I’m Not Running For President, VP, Or Cabinet

At today’s briefing, Cuomo was asked about this: A recent poll shows Americans would prefer to select New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee rather than former Vice President Joe Biden, based on his response to the new coronavirus pandemic. The poll, conducted on behalf of the Club for Growth PAC – an economic conservative organization …

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Joe Biden +11 Over Trump In New National Poll

Courthouse News reports: With former Vice President Joe Biden poised to be the Democratic presidential nominee after Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders dropped out of the race Wednesday, new polling data puts Biden atop the only major rival left in the presidential race – President Donald Trump. A national CNN poll released Thursday night gives Biden a commanding 11-point lead over …

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Biden And Sanders Teams Seek Truce On Policy Issues

Axios reports: Joe Biden isn’t about to become Bernie Sanders, but he’s signaling that there’s potential for more common ground on issues such as health care, student debt, climate change and more in the weeks ahead. As Biden courts Sanders’ endorsement, their teams will hold policy discussions in the next few weeks with the expectation that Biden will incorporate some …

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Biden Reaches Out To Sanders Backers: Join With Me

Via press release from former Vice President Joe Biden: Today, Senator Sanders announced he was suspending his campaign. Bernie has put his heart and soul into not only running for President, but for the causes and issues he has been dedicated to his whole life. So, I know how hard a decision this was for him to make — and …

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BREAKING: Sen. Bernie Sanders Suspends Campaign

NBC News reports: Bernie Sanders is ending his presidential campaign, he announced on Wednesday. The Vermont independent senator’s 2020 bid started off strong. He narrowly missed first place in Iowa before picking up wins in New Hampshire and Nevada. All the while, his campaign continued to rake in millions in small-dollar donations and pack rallies full of supporters as he …

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Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Endorses Biden [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: John Lewis, the Georgia congressman and civil rights icon, formally endorsed Joe Biden for president on Tuesday morning, becoming the latest in a long string of elected officials who have backed the former vice president. “I read about Joe Biden when he became an elected official. I heard him speak. I met him,” Lewis told reporters …

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Biden And Trump Speak By Phone On Virus Response

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden spoke over the phone on Monday about the coronavirus response, days after Trump said he would “absolutely” take Biden’s call, according to a source familiar with the call. Earlier in the afternoon, the president criticized Biden in a tweet, saying “what ever happened to that phone call he …

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POLL: Biden +6 Over Trump In Swing State Florida

The Miami Herald reports: Joe Biden holds a 6-point lead over President Trump in Florida, according to a new poll from the University of North Florida released on Monday, giving the former vice president an early leg up in the nation’s largest swing state. The poll shows Biden with the backing of 46 percent of registered voters in the Sunshine …

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Biden Will Start Wearing Face Mask In Public [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Joe Biden has remained at his Willmington, Delaware, home, following the guidance of a stay-at-home order put in place by the state’s governor, and said Sunday morning that he would be heeding the advice of the CDC by wearing a mask the next time he goes out in public as a way to mitigate his risk of …

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Biden Alerts Sanders That He’s Started His VP Search

Axios reports: Joe Biden said he’s spoken to Sen. Bernie Sanders and former President Barack Obama about selecting a running mate — and that he wants to build “a bench of younger, really qualified people” who can lead the nation over the course of the next four presidential cycles. Biden spoke about the state of the 2020 race during a …

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Trump Campaign Posts Fake Biden Virus “Hoax” Audio

Politico reports: President Trump’s reelection campaign tweeted out manipulated audio to make it sound like former Vice President Joe Biden called the coronavirus a “hoax” in an effort to draw attention to what it views as Twitter’s double standard in policing political speech. The president’s campaign has flagged multiple Democratic videos for Twitter in which he is heard calling the …

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Biden Casts Doubt On Having Democratic Convention

NBC News reports: Joe Biden said Tuesday night that he’s not sure the Democratic National Convention will go on as planned in July because of the coronavirus outbreak. On MSNBC’s “11th Hour,” host Brian Williams asked the leading Democratic presidential contender whether he envisions prominent party members from all 50 states packing into a hot arena in 104 days. “It’s …

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Conway Attacks Biden For Criticizing Trump Instead Of Offering Help: “Petty Critics Are So Small And Shrill”

“I think it’s really disappointing to have President Obama’s number two, who apparently doesn’t talk much to him, out there criticizing instead of saying, ‘Hey, here’s what we did that we thought was effective.’ “Why doesn’t Vice President Biden call the White House today and offer some support? He’s in his bunker in Wilmington, and I have to tell you …

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Sanders Sees “Admittedly Narrow Path” To Beating Joe Biden, But Vows To Support Him If He’s The Nominee

“There is a path. It is admittedly a narrow path. But I would tell you that there are a lot of people who are supporting me. We have a strong grassroots movement who believe that we have got to stay in in order to continue to fight to make the world know that we need Medicare For All. “We need …

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Biden Still Against Medicare-For-All Despite Pandemic

NBC News reports: Joe Biden said Monday he still opposes a “Medicare for All” system for health care coverage, arguing that the policy isn’t the answer to the growing coronavirus emergency. “Single payer will not solve that at all,” the Democratic presidential front-runner told MSNBC’s Yasmin Vossoughian in a TV interview. “We have a whole number of hospitals that are …

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Joe Biden +9 Over Trump In Fox News National Poll

Fox News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden bests President Donald Trump by nine points in a 2020 ballot test, in the first Fox News Poll since Biden became the de facto Democratic nominee. In a head-to-head presidential matchup, Biden is up by 49-40 percent over Trump, a lead that is outside the poll’s margin of sampling error. Another 11 …

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Sanders Acknowledges “Steep Road,” Still Assessing

Politico reports: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday acknowledged that “it’s going to be a very steep road” to defeat former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 Democratic primary, discussing in frank terms the challenges facing his already lagging campaign amid the coronavirus pandemic. The remarks from Sanders came during an interview with NPR that aired on Friday, during …

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Joe Biden: Trump’s Easter Plan Could Be “Catastrophic”

Reuters reports: Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Wednesday that potential efforts by President Donald Trump to re-open American businesses in time for the Easter holiday could be “catastrophic.” Biden, the front-runner for the Democratic nomination to face Trump in the November election, said a quick return to normalcy could backfire. “Now he’s suggesting he wants to get the …

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Bernie Sanders To Participate In Next Dem Debate

The New York Times reports: Senator Bernie Sanders plans to participate in the Democratic presidential debate in April if one is held, his campaign said on Tuesday, the strongest indication yet that he plans to continue competing against Joseph R. Biden Jr. in the 2020 primary for the foreseeable future. The Democratic National Committee has said previously that there would …

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