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Joe Biden’s campaign team on Wednesday officially pivoted its focus to the general election, previewing the attack strategy it plans to employ against former President Donald Trump.
In a call with reporters, top campaign officials used the results of New Hampshire’s primary, where Trump won by double-digits, to press how they are “now laser-focused on presenting that direct choice to the American people because it’s real at this point,” said Michael Tyler, the campaign’s communications director.
He and other campaign leaders outlined planned hits against Trump, including going after his suggestions he’d repeal the Affordable Care Act, his appointments of Supreme Court justices who overturned abortion access and his efforts to undermine democracy.
Campaign co-chair Cedric Richmond pointed to Trump’s electoral record, arguing he “is an extreme, dangerous and, if I may emphasize, a losing candidate, who has cost the party election after election — 2018, 2020, 2022 and will be 2024.”
“Joe Biden is approaching the situation in the Middle East, not through the lens of politics, but as the commander in chief of this country, who is prioritizing American national security and global security.”
Even though the Biden campaign has telegraphed Trump as its preferred opponent, public polling nationally and in battleground states shows a tight contest. Richmond, when asked about Biden’s weak polling position, argued that they “don’t govern based on polls.”
“We’re taking our case to the American people and in politics, you run like you’re down when you’re winning or when you’re losing,” Richmond said. “We’re going to run like we’re behind.”
“Do we think we’re going to win? Absolutely,” Richmond added….