Joe Biden promised to rebuild the abused American economy and tackle the coronavirus pandemic when he accepted the Democratic nomination on Thursday night, and threw himself as an ointment for a nation wounded by President Donald’s policies. Trump.
In a speech that differentiated between airy rhetoric and specific proposals, Biden said the US will overcome what he called a “season of darkness” that has blossomed under Trump. He said there was a fight for the soul of the country as Americans wrestled with COVID-19, a polluted economy, racial justice and climate change.
“I will be an ally of light, not darkness,” said Biden of Wilmington, Del.
By unlocking the near-virtual convention of the Democrats, and coming amid a worldwide pandemic that claimed more than 173,000 American lives, Biden’s address followed testimonies earlier in the week from celebrities including former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, former First Lady Michelle Obama, and Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris, who spoke Wednesday night.
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With Biden as their nominee, Democrats set up a united front against Trump, saying the Republican president bungled the pandemic and treated the White House as a reality show. They also carried a get-out-the-vote message at home because Trump claimed that more post-in-vote would result in fraud. There is no evidence of widespread voter fraud through mail voting.
Trump staged an event Thursday just outside the birthplace of the former vice president in Scranton, Pa. The Republican claimed that Biden “is a puppet of the radical left movement” which is a threat to DJIA investors,
and the economy.
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Biden’s proposals include expanding Obamacare by offering a public insurance option; increase the federal minimum wage to $ 15 an hour; spend $ 2 trillion over four years on clean energy projects; and free COVID-19 testing.
Under Trump, Biden said, COVID cases and deaths “will remain far too high.”
In the wake of the assassination of George Floyd and other Black Americans, Biden has also invested in black-owned companies and said the Federal Reserve should address race-economic gaps as part of its mission.
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With unemployment above 10% as the US wrestles amid the coronavirus pandemic, Biden and Harris have driven a message of job creation and have positioned themselves to better manage the viral outbreak than Trump.
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have returned their seats all the way up, but other grim statistics give Biden an opening in November, political scientist Widener University J. Wesley Leckrone recently told MarketWatch.
“Now, [Biden] can start to reach out and say, ‘I know what you’m going through right now, I grew up in that area, and we’re going to rebuild,’ ‘Leckrone said. Biden often refers to his middle-class education, calling Harris a ‘fearless fighter for the little boy’ when he introduced her as his running mate.
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Trump stepped up Biden in questioning of field-fighting states including Pennsylvania, Florida and Wisconsin. Law marks point to a Biden victory.
Next week, Republicans will resume Trump during their own largely virtual convention, shifting the spotlight back to the president. Trump wants to report that a program is struggling with live programming and plans to deliver his address to the White House.