WASHINGTON | Barack Obama declared Tuesday that a “great leap” across the United States could beat Donald Trump in November, during a fund-raising line that has allowed its former vice president and democratic candidate for the White House Joe Biden to raise $ 11 million.
Thanks to this online event featuring a Barack Obama still very popular among democrats, Joe Biden has raised $ 11 million in total-a record for his campaign.
After a long time is discrete, Barack Obama has expressed several times since the death of George Floyd, on 25 may, which has led to a historical movement of protest against police violence and racism in the United States.
“There is a person in whom I have more confidence to heal the wounds of this country and go on a track that my good friend Joe Biden,” said the 44th president of the United States.
The White House under Donald Trump, as well as the republicans and media conservatives have struck ” at the very foundations of what we are “, has accused Barack Obama.
Under the chairmanship Trump, ” people like Putin and Kim Jong or chinese president Xi say, “we are obviously subject to any pressure, we don’t need to do anything to the dissidents that we have imprisoned or ethnic groups that we discriminate (…) because nobody will be held accountable” “.
But “what makes me optimistic is the fact that there is a great surge across the country, particularly among younger people, who say not only that they have had enough of the approach to chaotic, disorganized, mean-spirited government “Trump,” but who have more that want to tackle the challenges facing this country for centuries “, he added.
“Our country is stronger, better, more generous and intelligent than what Donald Trump can understand,” said for his part, Joe Biden, 77-year-old, who will face off at the polls on 3 November.
Delay on Trump
Despite a campaign suddenly paralysed in march by the pandemic, then the measures to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 that it complies to the letter and prevent it from organising major events on the ground, the former vice-president has taken off in recent weeks in the polls in front of Donald Trump.
But there is still more than four months of a campaign that promises to be fierce.
The winner of the democratic primary on April 9, Joe Biden is left with a heavy delay on Donald Trump to campaign for his re-election and raising money, since his arrival at the White House in January 2017.
In may, Joe Biden and the democratic party, and support funds have collected nearly $ 81 million, more than the 74 million dollars posted by Donald Trump and the republican party. But the republican candidate could count on $ 265 million of cash, compared to $ 118 million for the democrat.
The team of billionaire republican announced Tuesday that it had raised more than $ 10 million last weekend around his controversial meeting that took place in the Oklahoma.