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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Response to LovingA2andMI (Reply #4)

Wed Jun 19, 2019, 06:44 PM

18. No, but the ones who weighed in have

 

Biden's Back. And, they know what it's like to find it necessary to work with someone you don't agree with.

Clyburn wasn’t alone in his support of Biden, a longtime friend. In interviews with roughly a dozen CBC members, most defended Biden, who has long relationships with the caucus’ most senior members after a 36-year tenure in the Senate.

House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) said he had yet to see Biden’s full remarks from the fundraiser but agreed with his overall sentiment.

“I disagree with the overwhelming items that have come out of the mouth of Donald J. Trump. But we managed to work together with his administration to enact historic criminal justice reform,” Jeffries said.

“I think we here in the House Democratic Caucus have ourselves taken the position that sometimes you have to work with the opposition to the extent they’re in power without compromising your values if you can get things done.”
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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