Frank Biden, youthful sibling of former Vice President Joe Biden, reportedly stated that some family members “felt slighted” by 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and as an alternative determined to solid their ballots for Donald Trump.
The previous U.S. chief’s brother took purpose on the Clinton crew’s marketing campaign technique throughout an interview with The Palm Seaside Submit. Frank informed the outlet, within the report posted Monday that he believed if his brother had run on the time, he would’ve secured states that Clinton misplaced.
“We by no means would have misplaced Pennsylvania, and all my family — the Finnegan household — who voted for Donald Trump as a result of they felt slighted by Hillary and her marketing campaign,” Biden stated. “We by no means would haven’t gone to Michigan because the marketing campaign determined to not do as a result of they felt entitled to the votes of these individuals.
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“Assumptive politics is dropping politics,” he stated. “It’s a must to work for each single vote and other people need to know individually, collectively and severally that you just care about them, that they’re necessary.”
Clinton visited Michigan shortly earlier than the election, though she finally didn’t win the state.
Biden introduced in 2015 that he wouldn’t be working for president.
However Frank thinks that may very well be totally different this time round.
“I believe we’re going to run,” Biden informed The Submit. “You possibly can say that ‘Frank thinks his brother’s going to run.’ Now, he may shock me. However I do know the household’s behind him 100 %.”
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Up to now, Biden has not stated whether or not he’ll run however has been rumored as a possible candidate. The household is predicted to fulfill “very quickly” in regards to the matter, after which he’ll resolve, his brother informed The Submit.
“I imagine Joe ought to run. I’m urging him to run and have been for a protracted, very long time,” he informed the outlet.
The Democratic Get together is left with an almost “existential” selection, Frank stated.
“Who do you assume that the disaffected Republicans and the disaffected Democrats that we have to win over to win Pennsylvania, to win Michigan, to win Wisconsin, to win Ohio, to win Florida — as a strictly Machiavellian query, who’s greatest positioned to win these of us again?” he stated.
Fox Information’ Madeleine Rivera contributed to this report.