During the same campaign stop in California, Biden also accused President Trump of engaging in fear tactics at the U.S. -Mexico border and not delivering solutions.
Biden's remarks were likely to somewhat boost his standing among progressive Democrats, many of whom view his candidacy as a step backward - especially with Sens. "Joe Biden has called climate change an 'existential threat, ' and as Vice President was instrumental in orchestrating the Paris Climate Accord", Ducklo said in an emailed statement. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) by a two-to-one margin in the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire, according to a new poll.
The Monmouth University poll found that Biden "holds a clear lead" with 36 percent of support of registered Democrats and unaffiliated voters who are likely to participate in the February 2020 primary. No other candidate is in double digits, but South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is close at 9%. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) at 8 percent and Sen.
And Biden may face added scrutiny on the issue.
A 2006 video discovered by KFile of CNN, reveals Joe Biden commenting on "corrupt Mexico" and the "tons" of drugs coming from that country, as well as criticizing American companies for knowingly hiring "illegals", defending the construction of a barrier at the southern US border, and slamming sanctuary cities.
Those backing Biden range from former New Hampshire governor John Lynch, a moderate, to former representative Carol Shea-Porter, who retired past year as one of the state's most prominent progressives. Saying Beijing has its hands full dealing with its own domestic and regional problems, Biden said, "guess what?"
Without mentioning Joe Biden by name, Sen. A Biden spokesman said the ex-vice president "believes it's never a good bet to bet against America and the fundamental strength, resilience, and ingenuity of its people".
Other 2020 presidential candidates, including Minnesota Sen. Undoubtedly, the former vice-president of the United States will focus on social services, including health insurance, in the 2010 presidential election race. "They care a lot about foreign policy".
Zichal was previously a climate and energy staffer in the Obama White House, and then went on to serve a stint on the board of directors for Cheniere, a liquefied natural gas company. The campaign is now offering health insurance.
Given the ongoing trade dispute with China, tensions with Iran, and the unrest in Venezuela, local party leaders say Biden's diplomatic experience could give him an advantage in a campaign against President Trump.