Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden announces his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination in this still image taken from a video released April 25, 2019 (Biden Campaign Handout via Reuters).
Former Vice President Joseph Biden announced on Thursday his decision to seek the Democratic nomination in the 2020 presidential election.
Biden released a nearly four-minute-long video which called on voters to defeat President Donald Trump in the upcoming election. The 76-year-old, who joins nearly two dozen Democrats in the presidential race, cast the election as a critical “battle for the soul of the nation.”
The video kicks off discussing the importance of Charlottesville, Virginia, the home of founding father Thomas Jefferson and site of the deadly 2017 Unite the Right Rally.
In August 2017, Klansmen, white supremacists, and neo-Nazis descended on the city in a frightening, tiki torch-filled march and were met by counter-protesters. The violent rally…
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