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Hillary Clinton supports Joe Biden's candidacy

Washington - Four years ago she was defeated by Donald Trump in the US presidential election - now Hillary Clinton has stood behind his challenger-designate, Joe Biden. The failed US Democratic presidential candidate of 2016 expressed her support for Biden at a joint online video conference on Tuesday.

"I wish you were already president," said the former foreign minister, referring to the coronavirus pandemic. "Imagine what it would mean if we had a real president and not just someone playing you on TV."

Clinton was defeated by Trump

The wife of ex-President Bill Clintons was considered a big favorite against Trump in the 2016 presidential election. But surprisingly she succumbed to the real estate billionaire. The now 72-year-old received around three million votes more than her Republican rival; because of the peculiarities of US electoral law, Trump won He received the decisive majority of the electors who ultimately determine the president.

Biden is now supposed to prevent Trump from being re-elected for the Democrats on November 3rd. The 77-year-old ex-vice president prevailed in his party's primary elections, and his competitors were gradually eliminated from the race.

Biden relies on his vast political experience and his reputation as a bridge builder to defeat Trump. However, his old age and his susceptibility to slip-ups and dropouts are considered weak points.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Biden has also withdrawn to his private home and has difficulty being heard. Trump, on the other hand, is permanently present in the media during the crisis.

The Democratic Party closes the ranks behind Biden after the end of the primary campaign. Two weeks ago, ex-President Barack Obama expressed his support for his former deputy. Hillary Clinton was US Secretary of State for four years under Obama and Biden from 2009 to 2013.

Trump's campaign manager sneers

Trump's campaign team mocked Clinton's support for Biden. "There is no greater concentration of the Democratic establishment than Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton put together," wrote Trump's campaign manager Brad Parscale on Twitter. They are part of the "Washington swamp". Trump defeated Clinton, now he will defeat Biden, wrote Parscale.

Biden served as Obama's vice president. It is certain that Trump and Biden will face each other in November. Experts expect a close race (APA, AFP, April 28, 2020)