Democrats Are Already Campaigning for 2020 — and So Is Trump - NBC Connecticut
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

Democrats Are Already Campaigning for 2020 — and So Is Trump

"You're going to see him all over the place," said one backer of Joe Biden



    Chris Matthews: Joe Biden Is Running for President in 2020

    Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's "Hardball," says he's spoken to Joe Biden's family and staffers and that he's planning a run for president in 2020.

    (Published Friday, Nov. 3, 2017)

    Former Vice President Joe Biden will be one of about two dozen Democrats — members of Congress, governors, mayors and celebrities — considering a run for the White House in 2020, NBC News reported.

    Biden, 75, has plans to fundraise and campaign for the midterm elections, even getting involved in state-level races where his party has a chance to take control of a legislative chamber.

    "You're going to see him all over the place," said Greg Schultz, executive director of Biden's American Possibilities PAC.

    Jockeying in the invisible Democratic primary is about to get intense, but President Donald Trump has already been testing out campaign themes at events, telling a crowd in Florida last month that the next election will come down to the stock market's performance.

    WH Doubles Down on Trump's 'Animals' Remark at Roundtable

    [NATL] WH Doubles Down on Trump's 'Animals' Comment at California Sanctuary Policies Roundtable

    President Donald Trump railed against immigration policies adopted by so-called sanctuary cities at a White House roundtable Wednesday, bemoaning a California law that restricts local and state cooperation with U.S. Customs and Enforcement agents and calling some immigrants "animals." White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders doubled down on the comments, saying the president's language was not tough enough. 

    (Published Thursday, May 17, 2018)