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Joe Biden refuses to drop out of presidential race

President Joe Biden spent his weekend on the marketing campaign path in Pennsylvania, making an attempt to rally help because the fallout from his disastrous first presidential debate continues.

On Sunday morning, Biden spoke at Mount Airy Church of God in Christ in Philadelphia the place he advised congregates in regards to the significance of religion and remaining optimistic about the way forward for America.

He then briefly met with marketing campaign workers earlier than heading to the state capital to fulfill with union members and native Democrats, together with senator John Fetterman.

His agenda coincided with disaster talks amongst prime Democrats within the House to debate the way forward for Biden’s bid for the White House as he faces rising strain to drop out of the race from members of his personal celebration.

In these closed-door disaster talks, convened by House minority chief Hakeem Jeffries, a number of influential Democrats mentioned it was time for Biden to step apart.

Now, at the least 5 House Democrats have publicly referred to as for the president to make approach and permit one other candidate – seemingly Kamala Harris – to take his place as their celebration’s nominee.

Despite the calls, Biden has remained adamant that he’ll run for president and defeat Donald Trump.

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Radio station cuts ties with host who revealed Biden marketing campaign gave her questions previous to interview

A Philadelphia radio station has minimize ties with its host after she revealed that Joe Biden’s marketing campaign group despatched an inventory of pre-approved questions previous to an interview with the president.

Sara Lomax, the president and CEO of WURD Radio, posted a press release to the corporate’s web site on Sunday asserting that the station and radio host Andrea Lawful-Sanders had “mutually agreed to part ways”.

On Saturday, Lawful-Sanders advised CNN that 4 of the questions she requested Biden had been supplied to her by his group.

“The questions were sent to me for approval, I approved of them,” Lawful-Sanders mentioned.

“I got several questions. Eight of them. And the four that were chosen were the ones that I approved.”

WURD issued a press release titled “Accountability, Access, and A Path Forward: Why Black Media Matters,” which claims that Lawful-Sanders negotiated the interview on her personal with out the information of the radio station.

Lomax insisted that “WURD Radio remains an independent voice that our audience can trust will hold elected officials accountable.”

“As Pennsylvania’s only independent Black-owned talk radio station, WORD Radio has cultivated that trust with our audience over our 20-year history,” Lomax wrote. “This is something we take very seriously. Agreeing to a pre-determined set of questions jeopardizes that trust and is not a practice that WORD Radio engages in or endorses as a matter of practice or official policy.”

Graig Graziosi8 July 2024 08:00

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Rubio tries to place distance between Project 2025 and Trump

Florida Senator Marco Rubio, a attainable contender for Donald Trump’s vice presidential decide, went to bat for the previous president on Sunday by making an attempt to distance the presumptive Republican nominee from Project 2025.

“Think tanks do think tank stuff they come up with ideas, they say things,” Rubio advised CNN’s State of the Union when he was requested if he was “comfortable” with the insurance policies outlined within the mission headed by the conservative Heritage Foundation.

Ariana Baio8 July 2024 06:00

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Watch: Democrat Adam Schiff urges Biden to ‘make the right decision’ when deciding to remain in or go away 2024 race

Democratic Rep Adam Schiff Urges Biden To ‘Make The Right Decision’ When Deciding To Stay In Or Leave 2024 Race

Ariana Baio8 July 2024 04:00

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Fetterman backs Biden: ‘I know what it’s wish to have a tough debate’

Pennsylvania Senator John Fetterman has thrown his full help behind President Joe Biden, telling Biden marketing campaign staffers that the president is the most suitable choice to defeat Donald Trump.

“I know what it’s like to have a rough debate and I’m standing here as your senator,” Fetterman mentioned.

President Joe Biden, right, listens as Sen. John Fetterman, D-Pa., speaks at a campaign office in Philadelphia on Sunday, July 7, 2024.
President Joe Biden, proper, listens as Sen. John Fetterman, D-Pa., speaks at a marketing campaign workplace in Philadelphia on Sunday, July 7, 2024. (AP)

Ariana Baio8 July 2024 02:00

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Biden’s woes worsen as Hunter performs adviser: ‘The s** is going to hit the fan’

Joe Biden’s issues received even worse on Sunday as he accomplished a brief marketing campaign swing by way of battleground state Pennsylvania.

Congress stays out of session till Monday, when many lawmakers will face their first actual strain to reply questions in regards to the president’s future. But already the primary hints of a landslide had been seen as Democrats issued statements calling on the president to step apart — or at the least have a severe dialog about doing so.

That record received longer on Sunday. House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries, the pinnacle of the House Democratic caucus, convened a name along with his members because the weekend drew to an in depth.

Rachel Sharp8 July 2024 01:00

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Democratic rep says it’s Biden alternative to stay or go away 2024 race

Democratic Representative Adam Schiff expressed some hesitations about President Joe Biden remaining within the 2024 presidential race, hinting that different choices just like the vice chairman might “overwhelmingly” win however mentioned that call was in the end as much as Biden himself.

“I think the vice president would be a phenomenal president, I think she has the experience, the judgment, the leadership ability to be an extraordinary president,” Schiff advised Meet the Press on Sunday

“But before we get into a decision about who else should be, the president needs to make a decision whether it’s him,” he added.

The California rep acknowledged the general public’s apprehensions about Biden remaining within the race, saying he too has some issues after the president’s disappointing debate efficiency and underwhelming ABC News interview.

Biden’s look in the course of the debate escalated fears that he’s not bodily or mentally effectively sufficient to defeat Donald Trump in November. His hoarse voice and stumbling responses seemed like a confused aged man quite than a powerful assured chief.

Schiff mentioned Biden’s debate efficiency “rightfully” raised questions on his psychological acuity.

Ariana Baio8 July 2024 00:00

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Several prime House Democrats name for Biden to step apart in weekend ‘crisis talks’

Several influential House Democrats joined a rising record of celebration members calling on Joe Biden to step apart and let another person run in 2024 in a weekend disaster name, in response to stories.

The House Democratic caucus convened for disaster talks with Hakeem Jeffries, the chamber’s minority chief, late Sunday afternoon as lawmakers put together to face the media on Capitol Hill when Congress returns to enterprise the following day.

Already, rising fractures are seen as celebration members take opposing positions on whether or not the president ought to stay the celebration’s nominee after a disastrous debate exhibiting towards Donald Trump final week.

During that decision with Jeffries, Reps Jerry Nadler, Susan Wild, Adam Smith and Mark Takano all got here out in opposition to Biden operating once more, in response to a number of information companies.

Rachel Sharp7 July 2024 23:20

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Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff checks optimistic for Covid

Doug Emhoff, the Second Gentleman, has examined optimistic for Covid-19, in response to his communications director.

Emhoff is at present asymptomatic although he beforehand skilled “mild symptoms” in response to a press release from his workplace.

Out of warning, Vice President Kamala Harris was additionally examined however is at present detrimental.

Ariana Baio7 July 2024 23:00

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Hakeem Jeffries holds assembly about Biden’s future

House Democratic minority chief Hakeem Jeffries held a digital name Sunday afternoon the place rating Democratic lawmakers expressed their issues about President Joe Biden’s path to victory within the 2024 election, with some prime leaders calling for Biden to step apart.

According to stories, a handful of rating members, together with New York Rep Jerrold Nadler, Washington Rep Adam Smith, California Rep Mark Takano and New York Rep Joseph Morelle all mentioned Biden ought to withdraw from the race.

The assembly was convened at a time of heightened stress for the Democratic Party after Biden’s disappointing and regarding debate efficiency on the finish of June.

While 5 House Democratic members have publicly referred to as for Biden to drop out, no rating Democratic leaders have finished so.

Ariana Baio7 July 2024 22:36

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Bernie Sanders urges Biden to give attention to working class

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is backing President Joe Biden because the Democratic candidate for president however mentioned as a way to win he wants insurance policies that profit the working class.

“Biden and Democrats can win this election if they address the needs of the working class,” Sanders mentioned in a press launch on Sunday.

“They have to take on the greed of corporate America and massive income and wealth inequality; raise the minimum wage to a living wage; expand Medicare to cover dental, vision, and hearing; lower childhood poverty by making the child tax credit permanent; make the very rich pay their fair share into Social Security so we can expand benefits and extend its solvency; cancel medical debt; and build the low income and affordable housing we desperately need.”

Ariana Baio7 July 2024 22:00

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