Hillary Clinton supports Joe Biden in the race for the White House

She calls it"Friend". Hillary Clinton announced on Tuesday (April 28th) her support for Democratic candidate Joe Biden for the November 3 presidential election, by tackling US President Donald Trump. "I want to add my voice to everyone who supports you to become our president", said the former secretary of state, who lost the presidential election to the Republican billionaire in 2016.

"Just think of the difference it would make right now if we had a president who not only listened to science, put facts before fiction, but also brought us together, demonstrated the kind of compassion and attention we need to from our president, of which Joe Biden is an example ”, she added, during a round table videoconference broadcast on the Internet.

"Think what it would do if we had a real president and not just someone who plays one on TV", added Hillary Clinton over her former rival, Donald Trump.

"End the contempt"

"I would like you to be president right now," she added. Joe Biden was the vice president of Barack Obama (2009-2017) when she led US diplomacy (2009-2013) and during her presidential campaign.

"I look forward to it becoming so, if we do everything we can to support the type of person we want to bring back into the White House to end contempt, not only for American values ​​but for American institutions, the rule of law, and so many other things that are at stake, because of its current occupier ”she said.

Joe Biden thanked her for her support, announced at a panel discussion on the impact of Covid-19 on women.

Response from Donald Trump's campaign team

Donald Trump's campaign team welcomed the announcement, citing Tara Reade, a woman who accused Joe Biden of sexually assaulting her in 1993 when he was a senator and worked for his team, on Twitter. Washington.

The Democratic candidate denied, through his spokesperson, the accusations, which were first broadcast in a podcast in late March. Since then, Tara Reade has repeated these accusations to several media, then presented a report to the Washington police in early April, without mentioning the name of Joe Biden, according to American media.

Donald Trump's campaign manager Brad Parscale also said "That there was no greater concentration of a democratic establishment than with Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton together". "Donald Trump beat her once, and now he will beat the candidate she chose", he tweeted.

Over 2,500 elected officials and personalities rallied behind his candidacy

The Democratic candidate had won the popular vote in 2016 with almost 2.9 million votes in advance, but the Republican billionaire had won the vote of the great voters, who elect, through the electoral college, the American president.

Joe Biden will only be officially nominated as a Democratic candidate at the party convention, which was postponed in August due to the Covid-19 epidemic. He will wear the party colors against the Republican Donald Trump on November 3.

More than 2,500 elected officials and personalities have already rallied to his candidacy, according to his team, with headliner Barack Obama, still very popular with Democrats, and two of his great former progressive rivals, Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth. Warren.

The World with Reuters


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