Many voters have found it interesting how much Barack Obama has pushed to distance himself from Joe Biden’s presidential campaign. From the beginning, the former President had dodged any meaningful endorsement of Joe until all options had been exhausted.
Now, Obama is reportedly preparing to hit the campaign trail “soon” to actively help Joe Biden in the final weeks before the election. Despite some polls showing Biden with a lead (2016 anyone?) Obama’s assistance this late in the game hints that Biden doesn’t believe he has a significant chance against President Donald Trump.
“President Obama plans to hit the trail soon, in addition to all the other activities he’s undertaken all year in support of electing VP Biden – as he’s said, we all have to do everything we can to win on November 3,” one of Obama’s aides told ABC News.
Obama has already participated in various virtual fundraisers for Biden, who he gave a speech endorsing at the Democratic National Convention. However, he has yet to travel to any battleground states for his former vice president, likely in part because of the reduced number of appearances Biden has made amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
On Tuesday, the Democratic National Committee released a new video in which Obama encouraged Americans to learn about the voting options in their state. – READ MORE