DOVER, NH – Former Vice-President Joe Biden was confronted at a Friday campaign by a group of protesters angry at the increased deportation of undocumented immigrants during President Barack Obama's term.
The disruption came at the end of an election campaign in New Hampshire's First State, where the current leader in the nomination for the Democratic president has beaten some of his rivals from 2020 for forming a "round-up firing squad". scolded and complained that he was being "impaled by the new Democratic Party".
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When the former vice president shook hands with the fans and took selfies after a 30-minute speech, he was briefly confronted with demonstrators with signs bearing inscriptions "Biden, we have not forgotten 3 million deportations" wore. They also sang "apologize now".
Biden, briefly a tries to speak with one of the protesters.
A spokesperson for the demonstrators said they belonged to the New Hampshire Youth Movement, adding that they were allied with Movimiento Cosecha who calls himself "non-violent." Movement which fights for lasting protection, dignity and respect for all immigrants.
The spokeswoman, who named her Quincy, stated, "We're here because we do not find many actions by Joe Biden regarding his immigration record under the Obama administration.
She added that "we need a person who works on issues like Medicare for All, Free College for All, and Green New Deal to save the lives of my generation, and we do not believe that Joe Biden is the one Right for that is.
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Biden remains the frontrunner in the Democratic nomination race, but he saw his big lead in the national and early referendum polls slip after the first round of primary debates last month when he was coldly caught by Senator Kamala Harris.
The breakthrough in Californian Democrat debate came when she criticized Biden's recent comments, in which his ability to counteract segregationist senators in the 1970s, with whom he disagreed, and his decades-long opposition to State-arranged school buses were exposed.
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Biden told the crowd in Dover: "The good news is that you are the front runner. The bad news of being a leader is that everyone is behind you. You know what I mean. "
He warned his rivals that the last thing the Democratic White House hopes to do is" to land here in a round firing squad. "
" I'm skewered by the new Democrat party and I respect them by the way, "he said.
He also said that he was attacked by some of his rivals for discussing his ability to work with Republicans across the aisle to get things done.
"Somehow, the idea that we can cooperate with the other side is considered naive," he lamented.
Also, Biden repeatedly targeted President Trump and said he "hugs these oligarchs, hugs these thugs, pokes his finger." in the eye of NATO, the most consistent alliance we have ever had. Guys, it's incredibly dangerous.
And he stressed that "we have to stop this guy. We have to stop him from having a second term.
The former vice president told the audience, "I hope you vote for me," but said, if he does not win the nomination, "whoever our candidate is I'll break my neck to make sure they do to get voted.
The Dover stop triggered a two-day swing through the Biden when he embarked on his third trip to New Hampshire at the end of April since starting his campaign.
Hours before, rival Pete Buttigieg held off a big rally a few blocks away. City officials estimated that more than 800 people attended the Mayor's event in South Bend, Indiana.
This amount was significantly larger than that for Biden.
But New Hampshire's attorney and former Ambassador Terry Shumaker, a high-ranking supporter of Granite State and a replacement for Biden, rejected the speech of lack of enthusiasm for the former vice president to identify himself as a Biden follower, "he noted. 19659005] Shumaker explained that most people are "interested in some of the newer names and what the uproar is and they want to see them. But literally everyone I know is still shopping. No one buys yet. "