In a move that will certainly get noticed by Black voters AND Donald Trump himself?
Former President Obama will hit the campaign trail for his former wingman Joe Biden….
Ex-President’s don’t have the political ‘juice’ they used to have….
But Obama is VERY popular and WILL draw a LOT of media attention for Biden ….
Former President Obama will hit the campaign trail for Democratic nominee Joe Biden in the closing two weeks of the presidential race and is expected to visit key battleground states, sources confirm to The Hill.
Democrats familiar with the plans say discussions have centered around sending Obama to states like Florida, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin — states the former president and Biden, his vice president, carried in 2008 and 2012.
There have also been discussions around Obama appearing with Biden at a campaign event closer to the end of the race, according to one source. An Obama aide confirmed that the former president would be on the trail “soon.”…
“Republicans don’t have an Obama,” one source familiar with the plans said. “Every day he’s on the road, Biden wins.”
Other Democrats say Obama is adding his star power at just the right moment.
“Barack Obama remains an enthusiasm machine for Democrats,” said Democratic strategist Joel Payne. “He’s the most popular Democrat in America and he will help heat up the base of the party.”
One source familiar with the plans said Obama, like Biden, would be holding socially distant events outdoors. His remarks are expected to echo the sentiments in his convention speech, when he delivered a scathing rebuke of President Trump while saying the country’s democracy is at stake if he is reelected….