Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden calls for equal pay for the US women's football team Biden calls for equal pay for the US women's football team Yang: Standing next to Biden on the debate scene, would help strengthen the recognition of the name MORE said on Monday he pledged to campaign in the far south and that if he was a Democratic candidate he would beat President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump cites tax cuts on judges as having the biggest impact of his presidency. Trump quotes tax cuts on judges as having the biggest impact of his Ocasio-Cortez presidency returns to Trump after he quoted her in a tweet refusing dismissal MORE in Texas, Georgia, and South Carolina, among other, traditionally red states.
On Monday at a Poor People's Moral Action Congress at Trinity Washington University, a predominantly Black and Hispanic school in the northeastern part of the city, Biden was asked to fight for White support , Blacks and poor Latinos of the South.
"I plan to campaign in the south," said Biden. "If I'm your candidate, I win in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, believe it or not, and I think we can win in Texas and Florida. Look at the poll there now … I have no intention of moving it away.
Democrats are optimistic in Texas after former Beto O'Rourke representative (D-Texas) nearly won Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzCruz, Ocasio-Cortez's efforts in access to birth control face major hurdles The dialogue between Ocasio-Cortez and Cruz shows a common ground n & rsquo; Is not right for moderates Ted Cruz, the AOC is right to prevent former members of Congress from becoming lobbyistsThe headquarters of (R) in 2018. New polls show that Biden finds himself neck and neck with Trump.
Public opinion polls show that Democrats are considering a widened path to the White House, although no Democratic presidential candidate has been elected in Georgia since 1992 and that you had to go back to 1976 for the last time the party had worn South Carolina.
Biden is one of 10 Democratic presidential candidates at the Congress on the Moral Action of the Poor, to be held Monday at Trinity University Washington.
Biden criticized Trump, saying the president had created an atmosphere in which different classes and races were looking for scapegoats for their personal struggles.
"We need to stop letting these guys use the divisions that exist in the country, as charlatans always do to divide the country," said Biden. "We have a guy in the White House who turned this into a form of art."
Hundreds of activists from 50 US states gathered for the event in the Trinity Gymnasium, where they danced and sang spiritual songs and pleaded for a "national appeal to moral awakening" focused on reducing the wealth gap between whites and racial minorities around the world. WE
Religious leaders here attacked "systemic racism," which they said created an economic underclass of racial minorities and warned that the GOP's "Christian nationalism" had exacerbated the chasm.
"Our policies discriminate against and devalue Blacks, Native Americans, people of color, women and LGBTQ people," said Biden.
The poor people's campaign is led by Reverend William Barber II, a black religious leader in Washington, whose events have become a must for the 2020 Democratic Party candidates. Barber launched the "Moral Mondays" movement in South Carolina. North, which would have contributed to the election of a Democratic governor and to the reduction of the GOP majority in the state Congress.
Polls show Biden, the Democratic leader who served as vice president of the first black president in history, with strong support among African Americans.
According to an Economist-YouGov survey released last week, 50 percent of Black Democratic primary voters said they support the Biden project. Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersConfused by polls? Observe the first primary states – not national figures Confused by polls? Look at the first primary states – not Biden's national numbers leading in the first electoral states, followed by Warren, Sanders: PLUS poll (I-Vt.) Was far behind in second place with 10% support, followed by Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisBiden calls for equal pay for the US women's football team Biden calls for equal pay for the US women's football team Confused by the polls? Observe the first primary states – not national figures MORE (Calif.), Of Indian and Jamaican origin, with a 7% support.
On Monday, Biden said it will close loopholes for wealthier Americans and GOP tax cuts to fund new programs for the poor. Biden also announced he would cut the military budget and lift the United States from expensive foreign conflicts to fund new initiatives, such as free community colleges and new child tax credits.
"We have all the money we need to do it," Biden said.
The former vice president also criticized his claim that if he were elected president, he would be able to find areas of agreement and compromise with the Senate and the majority leader controlled by the GOP. Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGOP worries that the border wall conflict could lead to a year-end closing GOP fears that the fight against the border wall will cause the end of year closure Jon Stewart criticizes the victims' aid fund of 11 September 2001 (R-Ky.).
Biden himself declared himself a fighter but added that he was the best-equipped candidate to convince the Republicans to compromise.
"There are some things where you just need a brass fight," said Biden. "You have to go out and beat these people if they do not agree with you." That's what the presidents do. </ P> <p> <p> Persuade people if they are not d & # 39; You defeat them, you defend them explicitly as we did for the House, and I would do the same for the Senate by making it clear to the Republicans that in some cases it is justified to compromise.