The guy leading for Democrats has made up his mind and will actually get in the race…..
Biden beats in Trump in every poll comparing the two right now….
The video will use footage shot two weeks ago outside his old family home in Scranton, Pa., roots he has often pointed to show his understanding of working-class struggles in America.
Biden has long been seen as likely to enter the 2020 race and his potential campaign has loomed large over a growing Democratic primary field that already has more than a dozen candidates.
Though he has still not officially announced, Biden has regularly polled at or near the top in several national polls on Democratic contenders in key states like Iowa and New Hampshire.
The former vice president will likely seek to leverage his decades of experience in politics to cast himself as someone who can help the country regain its balance following the Trump presidency. He hopes that his Pennsylvania roots could boost his appeal in Rust Belt states like Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin, crucial swing states necessary for any Democrat’s electoral path to victory in the general election.
A Biden spokesperson declined to comment to The Atlantic. A spokesperson also did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Hill regarding a possible announcement next week.
Should Biden run, he would be facing off against a slew of younger and more diverse faces within the party, many of whom have shirked the former vice president’s moderation in favor of policies favored by the party’s increasingly influential progressive flank, offering Biden a possible spot with the base’s centrists.
However, Biden has already faced backlash early on in the primary contest after multiple women accused him of inappropriate touching during his time in office….