Biden Backtracks Comments Contrasting Diversity In Black And Latino Communities

Biden Backtracks Comments Contrasting Diversity In Black And Latino Communities

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden sought Thursday night to limit the political damage after he said in an earlier interview that the Latino community in the United States was diverse, "unlike the African American community with notable exceptions".

During an interview on Thursday with an National Public Radio reporter, Biden said the country's Latino community was "incredibly diverse".

In a Washington Post-Ipsos poll in June, 92 percent of the black registered voters surveyed said they would vote for Biden. And when I mean full diversity, unlike the African American community and many other communities, you're from everywhere.

Biden also said that he would "never stop fighting for the African American community".

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The Biden campaign came back to clarify that the former Vice President doesn't view the black community as monolithic and was speaking only about opinions regarding immigration policy as it pertained to the Latino community.

In remarks in Cleveland on Thursday afternoon, Trump attacked Biden on a number of fronts before claiming without evidence that the former vice president would "hurt the Bible" and "hurt God" should he win the White House.

"While more people will likely vote by mail in 2020, the debate schedule has been and will be highly publicized", the commission said. I guess you'll figure that out, you'll see it in a little while.

To be sure, polling shows Black Americans overwhelmingly support Biden over Trump.

Joe Biden is under fire after he chose to acknowledge the diversity of thought/opinion within the Latino community at the expense of African Americans.

It was the support from Black voters in the SC primary that revitalized Biden's campaign and catapulted him forward as the Democratic party's presumptive nominee.

A recent Trump ad targeting Black voters notes Biden's remarks about senators elected during Jim Crow segregation and his lead role in the 1994 crime bill blamed in part for mass incarceration of young Black men.

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