Both candidates in the Democratic race to pick a challenger to Republican President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3
Biden’s campaign on Wednesday converted planned rallies in Florida and Illinois into “virtual” campaign events as the
The Biden campaign created a committee composed mostly of doctors to advise on how to keep the candidate, staff and voters safe. Sanders’ campaign has said it will address plans on a day-to-day basis.
The former vice president’s speech in his home state of Delaware will give Biden, who has criticized Trump’s response to the outbreak and called it a matter of presidential leadership, a chance to portray himself as a steady, experienced hand in the face of a public health crisis.
Trump in an address to the nation on Wednesday night, imposed restrictions to prevent people from 26 European countries from traveling to the United States for a month, in an effort to fight the
Saying: “We are marshaling the full power of the federal government and the private sector to protect the American people,” Trump also announced measures to help those affected by the virus, including financial relief for those who are ill, quarantined or caring for others.
COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, is a highly contagious respiratory illness. The number of U.S.
Sanders, a democratic socialist senator from Vermont, said on Wednesday he would stay in the race despite the primary losses to Biden and would keep pushing for his economic and social justice agenda.
Biden, 77, and Sanders, 78, will
Despite his recent losses, Sanders said his anti-corporate economic agenda was gaining support from young people, who he called the future of the country. But he acknowledged that many Democratic voters still believe Biden has the best chance of beating Trump.
“While our campaign has won the ideological debate, we are losing the debate over
Sanders’ losses on Tuesday, coming after a series of Biden wins in last week’s Super Tuesday contests, put Sanders in a deeper hole in the delegate count. Biden