Former US vice president Joe Biden who recently entered the 2020 presidential race is set to hit the campaign trail today with a rally before union members who have been a mainstay of his and the party’s support.
The newest Democratic presidential candidate, For his first public event since announcing his candidacy last Thursday, chose Pennsylvania, the state where he was born 76 years ago — and more specifically Pittsburgh, a blue-collar city now remaking itself as a tech hub.
Biden who was Barack Obama’s two-term deputy has set himself apart from most of the sprawling Democratic field by opting for a strategy of full-on confrontation with Incumbent President Donald Trump.
He accuses the current Republican president of undermining long-time American values.
Whether that approach appeals to voters — or if they prefer other Democrats’ focus on issues like healthcare, the environment and infrastructure — will become clear in coming months.
But Biden, with name recognition, earned not just with Obama but in his 36 years representing the state of Delaware in the Senate, starts out with a leg up over other Democrats.
Meanwhile, Naija News recalls that Trump had since Biden’s declaration to enter the race chided him, expressing doubt on Biden’s ability”.. to wage a successful primary campaign,”