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First Democratic US senator publicly calls on Biden to withdraw his candidacy

First Democratic US senator publicly calls on Biden to withdraw his candidacy

First Democratic US senator publicly calls on Biden to withdraw his candidacy

The American Senator Pedro WelchVermont state representative, became the first lawmaker in the upper house to publicly ask the president Joe Biden withdraw from the Democratic presidential candidacy.

In a column in The Washington Post, the Democrat assured that Biden is not the best person to defeat the former president. Donald Trump in November of this year and asked the president to step down to give other politicians an opportunity.”young and energetic”.

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The legislator highlighted that “the risks could not be greater”before the presidential election and emphasized that Americans“they can’t ignore” he “disastrous performance” by Biden in the first presidential debate with Trump on June 27.

Representative Peter Welch, Democrat of Vermont, at the Capitol in Washington, DC, on November 19, 2019. (Photo by Jacquelyn Martin/POOL/AFP) (JACQUELYN MARTIN/)

I understand why Biden wants to run. He saved us from Donald Trump once and he wants to do it again.”Welch wrote. “But you need to reevaluate whether you are the best candidate to do this. In my opinion, it is not”.

Biden’s poor debate performance against former President Trump has caused a political crisis in Washingtonwith multiple calls from lawmakers and influential Democratic Party figures calling for the president to step aside.

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The President of the Chamber of Deputies, Nancy Pelosia heavyweight within the “elites”of the party, refused to give his explicit support to the president this Wednesday in an interview with the Morning Joe program.

It’s up to him to decide whether he’s going to run. We’re all encouraging you to make that decision, because time is of the essence.”, he indicated.

According to the latest polls, Trump is leading Biden. The average of polls conducted by the website FiveThirtyEight shows that he has 42.1% of voting intentions, 2.1 percentage points more than his rival.

Source: Elcomercio

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