United States candidate Biden and the Iraq war


This 7 September 2019 video from the USA says about itself:

Biden Is Iraq War FRAUD

Joe Biden lies about his stance on the Iraq War. John Iadarola breaks it down on The Damage Report.

BOOKER ‘GOES THERE’ ON BIDEN Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) lobbed a fierce, post-debate attack against Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, questioning the former vice president’s ability to “carry the ball” and saying other candidates had “legitimate concerns” about whether Biden is up for a long fight for the White House. [HuffPost]

Candidate Biden scared of climate debate, stops it


This 29 August 2019 video from the USA says about itself:

Sunrise leader has a message for [chairman of the Democratic party National Committee] Tom Perez

Sunrise Movement‘s Lauren Maunus shares her disappointment at the lack of DNC [Democratic National Committee] sponsored climate debate.

From Senator Bernie Sanders‘ group Our Revolution in the USA, 29 August 2019:

Despite overwhelming support from Democratic voters and activists, and many presidential candidates, last weekend the DNC voted against hosting a debate dedicated to the climate crisis — a crisis that threatens the survival of every living being on earth.

And amazingly, a senior advisor to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign actively campaigned against a climate debate.

While it’s understandable why the Biden campaign wanted to kill it (after all, he’s publicly supported fracking in the past), our democracy is weaker thanks to the Biden campaign’s efforts to oppose a dedicated climate debate.

That’s why it’s more important than ever that we continue our mission of challenging the stranglehold that centrists and their big-money donors have on our politics.

We can’t allow the so-called “centrists” (an odd name for a group of people most known for holding unpopular, corporate-friendly opinions) and their allies in the media to distort the science of the climate crisis. That’s why we need your help to continue organizing inside the Democratic Party and outside for real change as we fight the climate crisis.

Onward,

The whole team at Our Revolution

BIDEN’S APPEAL WANES Former Vice President Joe Biden, 76, has maintained a comfortable lead over his fellow Democratic presidential candidates. But his campaign has become plagued by doubts over his age, fitness for office and whether, as a moderate, he can be a standard-bearer for a party that has grown increasingly liberal. [Reuters]

BIDEN ‘DIDN’T REALIZE’ FUNDRAISER’S FOSSIL FUEL TIES Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said at CNN’s forum on climate change that he was unaware that a fundraiser he’s slated to attend on Thursday is being co-hosted by a founder of a fossil fuel company. [HuffPost]

DEM CLIMATE FORUM EXPOSES FAULT LINES At CNN’s marathon climate crisis town hall, the top 10 candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination united on some key issues. But fault lines opened on fossil fuels, fracking, nuclear energy and the Senate filibuster, suggesting a debate on these differences should be at the forefront of the nomination process, not relegated to a sidebar. [HuffPost]

United States presidential candidates’ climate change debate


This 27 August 2019 from The Young Turks [TYT] site in the USA says about itself:

TYT To Host Climate Change Town Hall

The DNC [Democratic party National Committee] won’t have a climate change town hall, but TYT is stepping up to the plate. We can’t do it without you though. Make a Climate Town Hall happen.

“San Francisco (CNN). Democratic National Committee members on Saturday voted down a resolution that would have resulted in single-issue debates among candidates — including on the issue of the climate crisis.

The language that was rejected — inserted at the behest of climate change activists during a contentious Resolutions Committee meeting on Thursday — said the DNC, “will continue to encourage candidates to participate in multi-candidate issue-specific forums with the candidates appearing on the same stage, engaging one another in discussion.”

Democratic presidential candidates are barred from appearing together on stage outside of DNC-sanctioned debates.

The committee’s approved language from Thursday “essentially lifted the ban on candidates being unable to appear together on a stage at a forum or a candidate gathering,” Washington State Democratic Party Chair Tina Podlodowski, a leader in the effort, told CNN. DNC members defeated the move to lift such a ban Saturday in a 222-137 vote. There were multiple observers from both sides who monitored the vote count.

Prior to the voting, DNC Chairman Tom Perez set up a system for members on both sides to speak about their reasoning.”

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