One could think so with the attention the President is directing at Biden’s launch of his campaign for President….
Maybe it’s the thing with the polls ALL showing Biden would beat the “Donald’ if the vote was held today?
While Trump’s team sees flaws in Biden, it considers his broad name recognition, ties to former President Obama and appeal to white, working-class voters as potential advantages for him in a general election match-up.
The president believes he can weaken Biden’s chances of winning the Democratic nomination by bloodying him early in the primary, even though Trump’s campaign operation prefers not to elevate specific Democrats by singling them out for criticism.
Trump’s objective in launching an onslaught against Biden during his campaign launch is “kneecapping him right out of the gates,” according to a former White House official, who requested anonymity to discuss the president’s thinking.
“As of today, he’s the strongest Democrat nominee,” the official said Monday, adding that while media coverage has focused heavily on the former vice president, “what the president did by tweeting about Biden today is trying to control and set the narrative ahead of Biden’s launch.”
Democrats said Trump’s attacks prove that Biden would be a tough challenger for the president.
“Clearly, Vice President Biden bugs the president,”…