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  • ABC News Interview Didn’t Help Hunter Biden’s Credibility At All: This Spells Trouble for Joe

    10/16/2019 9:06:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/16/2019 | Erielle Davidson
    If Hunter carries himself publicly as he did in this interview, people will neither like him nor trust him—and that may spell trouble for Joe. The fourth Democratic primary debate offered yet another opportunity for former vice president Joe Biden to dodge questions about his son Hunter’s shady business activities. While his father was running the Obama administration’s Ukraine policy, Hunter was serving on the board of a Ukrainian natural gas company, earning up to $50,000 per month despite zero experience in the energy sector.In Tuesday night’s debate, when Anderson Cooper questioned Biden about the impropriety of this dynamic, Biden...
  • The worst news for Joe Biden Tuesday had nothing to do with the debate

    10/16/2019 7:42:28 AM PDT · by edwinland · 53 replies
    CNN ^ | Oct 16, 2019 | Chris Cillizza
    (CNN)Just as Joe Biden -- and the rest of the 11 Democratic contenders -- were rounding the final turn in the fourth presidential debate on Tuesday night, a bombshell dropped. No, not on the stage in Westerville, Ohio. All the way back in Washington, DC, where reports detailing how much each of the candidates raised, spent and most importantly have left in the bank began to land at the Federal Election Commission. And the bombshell was this: Joe Biden, the former vice president of the United States and the 2020 Democratic front-runner from the day he entered the race officially...
  • Hunter Biden Leaves China Board as Trump Attacks Hit Home

    10/13/2019 10:10:48 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Oct 2019 | Simon Kent
    Hunter Biden is walking away from the board of a Chinese-backed private equity company as part of a public pledge to disavow all foreign work if his father, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, gains the presidency in 2020. Joe Biden’s second son made his move after a month of pushing by U.S. President Donald Trump who has publicly highlighted the perceived – and real – conflicts of interest represented by Biden’s work in Asia. A statement released on his behalf by his legal counsel George Mesires said his relationship with the management company of a private equity fund that’s...
  • 'Shoot. Me. Now!' How Barack Obama rolled his eyes and scribbled a note to his adviser as Joe...

    09/30/2019 2:05:03 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 63 replies
    dm ^ | 9/30/2019 | howe
    Joe Biden has insisted he doesn't want Barack Obama's endorsement in his third run for the presidency. But if history is any gauge, Obama had no intention of going out on a limb for his former VP this time around. The 'bromance' between the former president and Joe Biden that blossomed when Obama took office in 2008, dissipated in the post-White House years, according to an upcoming book about the pair: Barack and Joe: The Making of an Extraordinary Partnership. While the two men did develop a strong affection for one another, there were times Biden drove Obama over the...
  • Ukrainian Lawmaker Says Joe Biden Took $900k from Burisma While Still in Office

    10/10/2019 8:14:49 AM PDT · by MNJohnnie · 36 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | Published October 10, 2019 at 5:48am | C. Douglas Golden
    How much do you trust a Ukrainian lawmaker with unverified documents who unveiled them to the world at a news conference hosted by a Russian-owned news agency? If you’re Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, you trust them quite a bit. If you’re a partisan of former 2020 Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, you likely trust them not at all. If one side is completely right here, it could have a major effect on the 2020 presidential race. On Wednesday, Andriy Derkach, a member of Ukraine’s Parliament, held a news conference hosted by wire service Interfax-Ukraine. In it, he accused former Vice President...
  • Biden gaffes, stumbles and fitness for office under fire in new Trump campaign video

    09/17/2019 9:04:03 AM PDT · by mplc51 · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09/17/2019 | Paul Steinhauser
    A new video from President Trump’s reelection campaign takes a big swipe at former Vice President Joe Biden's fitness for office, spotlighting clips of his recent gaffes and other verbal fumbles coupled with copious clips of pundits questioning his readiness. The web video, tweeted Tuesday morning by campaign manager Brad Parscale and shared first with Fox News, stitches together everything from his recent debate-stage musing about "record players" to his statement that "poor kids" are just as talented as "white kids." Interspersed with the clips of the 76-year-old Biden's comments are those of pundits wondering about his stumbles, shakiness, mental...
  • MSNBC Contributor: Biden a 'Thanksgiving-uncle' Racist Who 'Has to Drop Out'

    09/14/2019 12:38:40 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 50 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Joe must go! That was word from MSNBC contributor Anand Giridharadas on Joy Reid's MSNBC show Saturday morning. While acknowledging that Biden is not a guy-in-a-hood racist, Giridharadas accused Biden of being a racist of a more subtle sort: a throwback to the "Mad Men" era, a "Thanksgiving-uncle" racist, and someone who believes "Americaness means whiteness." [snip] Giridharadas opined that Biden would be the wrong person to take on President Trump, whom he accused of being a white nationalist. Giridharadas' concluding words on Biden: "He has to drop out."Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Feinstein to host fundraiser for Biden, in another apparent snub of fellow Californian Kamala Harris

    09/14/2019 9:45:16 AM PDT · by libstripper · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | Sept. 14, 2019 | Danielle Wallace
    BFFs in D.C.? Apparently not U.S. Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris of California. According to reports, Feinstein, the senior senator from the Golden State, will throw a fundraiser next month for Democratic 2020 presidential frontrunner Joe Biden -- and not for Harris, another White House contender whose poll numbers suggest she could probably use some high-profile help. Feinstein and husband Richard Blum will co-host the Biden event Oct. 3 in San Francisco, according to a copy of the invitation obtained by CNBC. Feinstein first gave her backing to Biden in January, months before the former vice president made his...
  • Axelrod: Biden tweeting Obama video 'as subtle as a screen door on a submarine'

    09/12/2019 11:07:07 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/12/19 | John Bowden
    Political commentator and former Obama adviser David Axelrod knocked former Vice President Joe Biden for tweeting a video of himself and former President Obama ahead of Thursday night's presidential primary debate, writing that Biden's attempts to tie himself to his ex-boss's legacy were far from subtle. Axelrod, who served as chief strategist for both Obama's 2008 and 2012 campaigns, tweeted that Biden was "claiming co-authorship of Obama’s record" in a way that was "about as subtle as a screen door on a submarine." TWEET: "This pre-debate video tribute to @BarackObama from @JoeBiden is about as subtle as a screen door...
  • Goodwin: Trump the real winner as Biden again proves he’s not cut out to be nominee

    09/13/2019 9:37:15 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 31 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 13, 2019 | 12:03am | Michael Goodwin
    And the winner is … Donald Trump. The Democrats’ third presidential debate was a long-winded, platitude-filled disaster where no single candidate could claim a clear victory. Instead, the seven men and three women took turns displaying why they are all probably unelectable. Start with Joe Biden’s incoherence. The nominal front-runner, the former vice president had a 40-year reputation for never shutting up. Now he can’t manage to finish a sentence without interrupting himself. Nearly all his efforts to make a point were swamped by a sudden change of direction mid-sentence, and then another change a few words later as a...
  • Biden campaign lowering expectations in early voting states, says veteran journalist

    09/09/2019 4:58:05 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 4 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/09/19 | Tess Bonn
    Former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign is lowering expectations in some early voting states, veteran political reporter Paul Steinhauser told Hill.TV on Monday. “Just a few days ago, the Biden campaign in a conference with me and other national political reporters, they downplayed both what the vice president could do in Iowa and the expectations in New Hampshire as well,” Steinhauser said during an interview on “Rising.” “They were touting how their staff was beefing up in the Super Tuesday states and beyond, but they did lower expectations a little bit in the first four early voting states,” he added....
  • Why Obama Dropped Biden

    08/23/2019 12:16:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies ^ | August 23, 2019 | Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel
    One of the more poignant moments of Barack Obama's presidency came at the very end, in January 2017, just days before he left the White House. He awarded Vice President Joe Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Obama spoke at great length about their personal friendship and praised Biden's leadership. In response, Biden said he knew that, no matter what, Obama would always be there for him. Obama: "It was 8 1/2 years ago that I chose Joe to be my vice president. There has not been a single moment since that time that I have doubted the wisdom of...
  • Joe Biden's brain surgeon is defending Joe Biden's brain

    08/20/2019 2:15:03 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 47 replies
    The Week ^ | 08/19/2019
    Enough with the worrying, former Vice President Joe Biden's brain surgeon says.As some voters murmur that the gaffe-prone Democratic presidential candidate's age is cause for extra concern this campaign cycle, Dr. Neal Kassell — the man who performed surgery on Biden three decades ago following two brain aneurysms — came out swinging for his former patient.Kassell dismissed fears about the 76-year-old Biden's mental faculties, noting that he's "as sharp as he was 31 years ago" and assuring people that the hemorrhage and subsequent operations did not result in any brain damage. "I am going to vote for the candidate who...
  • Jill Biden to voters: You may have to 'swallow a little bit' with my husband so we can beat Trump

    08/19/2019 11:04:38 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 61 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 19 2019 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    Speaking at a bookstore in Manchester, N.H., Dr. Jill Biden urged voters on Monday to consider the "electability" of her husband, former Vice President Joe Biden, ahead of the 2020 Democratic primaries, and how they may have to "swallow a little bit" with the Democratic front-runner in order to defeat President Trump. "I know that not all of you are committed to my husband, and I respect that, but I want you to think about your candidate, his or her electability, and who’s going to win this race," Dr. Biden said. "And so if you're looking at that you've got...
  • Jill Biden tells voters to pick husband: 'Your candidate may be better' on some policies

    08/19/2019 7:25:06 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/19/19 | Justin Wise
    Full Headline: Jill Biden tells voters to pick husband: 'Your candidate may be better' on some policies, but 'we have to beat Trump' SNIP "I know that not all of you are committed to my husband, and I respect that, but I want you to think about your candidate, his or her electability, and who’s going to win this race," Jill Biden said at a campaign event in Manchester, N.H., according to video from NBC. "I know my goal is to beat Donald Trump, we have to have someone who can beat him. So if you look at the polls,...
  • Report: Obama Tried to Talk Biden out of Running for President

    08/17/2019 7:17:38 AM PDT · by libstripper · 44 replies
    PJ Media ^ | Aug. 16, 2019 | Matt Margolis
    In the most recent Democratic debate, Senator Cory Booker called Joe Biden to task for his constant name-dropping of Barack Obama. “You invoke President Obama more than anybody in this campaign. You can’t do it when it’s convenient and then dodge it when it’s not,” he said in what was one of my favorite moments ever in any of the debates. According to the New York Times, while Joe Biden was seeking counsel on whether to run for president, Barack Obama tried to talk his former vice president out of running.
  • Vice President Biden Remarks at U.S. Conference of Mayors (2013 - see how far left he's gone)

    08/11/2019 5:51:42 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 4 replies
    C-Span ^ | January 17, 2013 | C-Span
    Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the annual winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. He began with brief remarks on the U.S. economy, but the bulk of his speech concerned President Obama’s gun violence prevention proposals
  • Reset: Biden overhauls his 2020 campaign before second Democratic debate

    07/25/2019 2:59:44 PM PDT · by Monrose72 · 29 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 07-25-19 | Joseph Simonson & Kerry Picket
    After self-inflicted wounds from his boasts over decades-old work with segregationist senators and a desultory debate performance, Joe Biden is resetting his campaign to confront his Democratic primary rivals. The former vice president's strategy, previewed Wednesday night at a Detroit fundraiser, marks a dramatic shift from the front-runner's version of a Rose Garden strategy, which was heavy on campaign fundraising and light on taking on his two dozen primary rivals. He is now pledging to attack his rivals head-on, abandoning his nonaggression campaign promise made in May. His poll numbers plummeted after a near-disastrous debate performance in Miami last month,...
  • Team Biden fires back: 'You can't let people say bullshit and not respond to it'

    07/26/2019 6:58:33 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/26/19 | Jonathan Easley and Amie Parnes
    Joe Biden is ready to scrap. The former vice president is firing back at his rivals and vowing to be more aggressive at the second presidential debates after weeks of sustained attacks against his civil rights record left his supporters frustrated and worried about his passive approach. The tipping point, according to allies and campaign strategists, came on Wednesday at a NAACP presidential candidate forum, where Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) accused Biden of being the “architect of mass incarceration” for supporting a 1994 crime bill. “You can't be called the architect of mass incarceration and remain quiet,” a Biden ally...
  • Kamala Harris takes lead, Joe Biden fades in California: Poll

    07/17/2019 5:56:27 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 36 replies
    Washington Times ^ | July 17, 2019 | S.A. Miller
    Sen. Kamala D. Harris has vaulted into the lead of the Democratic presidential race in her home state of California, said a new poll released Wednesday. She climbed to 23% support as former Vice President Joseph R. Biden faded to 21% in California, making the race too close to call, according to the Quinnipiac University poll.