Former Vice President Joe Biden announced his run for presidency today, sending loyal Obama followers jumping for political joy and Trump straight to his Twitter soap box.
Biden’s bid at the 2020 election made him the front-runner for the democratic party and according to a MorningConsult.com, he is polling ahead of his adversary, who he came out swinging against.
“We are in the battle for the soul of this nation,” Biden said in a three-minute campaign video directly combating Trumps “there are very fine people on both sides” statement that rocked the political sphere. “I believe history will look back on four years of this president and all he embraces as an aberrant moment in time. But if we give Donald Trump eight years in the White House, he will forever and fundamentally alter the character of this nation, who we are, and I cannot stand by and watch that happen.”
In typical Trump fashion, he took to Twitter to “welcome” Biden to the race and throw some shade of course.
While some are elated by Biden stepping foot into the race, political pundits aren’t turning a blind eye to his involvement with the controversial 1994 Crime Bill.
Biden has a long history in politics so we’re sure plenty will come up on his journey to the White House as he served as a senator for 36 years.
There is much to be seen during this race. We’ll be keeping an eye out on it. In the mean time, here’s what folks are saying on Twitter.
Twitter Fingers: Trump ‘Welcomes’ Joe Biden Into 2020 Presidential Race, Calls Him ‘Sleepy Joe’ was originally published on hellobeautiful.com
Biden knows his path goes through older Black voters with fond memories of Obama sticking with him. Without them, he's less a frontrunner and more Mike Bloomberg https://t.co/oQL4kEpoix— Astead (@AsteadWesley) April 25, 2019
It's nice to see the Bernie Sanders stans, the Elizabeth Warren stans, the Kamala Harris stans, the Cory Booker stans, the Julian Castro stans, and the Kirsten Gillibrand stans find a common cause today in being really not that into Joe Biden.— Waleed Shahid (@_waleedshahid) April 25, 2019
Joe Biden better buckle up, cause this is going to be a while hell of a lot rougher than his consultants told him.— John Iadarola (@johniadarola) April 25, 2019
I read/listened to everything Joe Biden had ever said on grief when I was trying to imagine life after losing my first husband. His strength sharing his own story of survival sure helped me-and undoubtedly many others-through a tough time. https://t.co/kNARAyTKPF— Elise Jordan (@Elise_Jordan) April 25, 2019
Joe Biden citing President Trump comments on Charlottesville why he's entering presidential race: "I knew the threat to this nation was unlike any I had seen in my lifetime."— Charles V Payne (@cvpayne) April 25, 2019
Other "threats" in Biden's lifetime
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There are now 20 Democrats running for president in... *squints at notes*— AJ+ (@ajplus) April 25, 2019
... 18 months. pic.twitter.com/JLej7dTyMe