They maybe slow and flat footed on somethings….
But Joe Biden’s political handlers’ efforts ARE ramping up…..
Biden aides said some Democrats are still being asked to join the effort, but they have already enlisted more than 20 national figures. They include such influential governors as Gavin Newsom of California, J.B. Pritzker of Illinois, Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, Wes Moore of Maryland, Josh Shapiro of Pennsylvania and Phil Murphy of New Jersey….
Rounding out the advisory board are longtime Biden allies, including Sen Christopher A. Coons (Del.) and Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (Del.), as well as Sen. Chris Murphy (Conn.) and Rep. Veronica Escobar (Tex.). New York Mayor Eric Adams and Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass are also part of the group….
During the midterm elections, some Democrats distanced themselves from the president, noting in many cases that their approval ratings were higher than his. But Biden’s string of legislative victories, a far-better-than-expected midterm and a clear determination to run again have dampened the prospect of challenges from within the party.
Republicans, in contrast, appear to be heading for a hard-fought, potentially bitter primary. Former president Donald Trump and former South Carolina governor Nikki Haley have announced their candidacies and begun taking shots at each other, while figures such as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wait in the wings…
image…Some of the people who ran for president in 2020 prepare for a debate, including (from left) Mike Bloomberg, Pete Buttigieg, Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and businessman Tom Steyer. Matt Rourke/AP
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