Obama to hit the marketing campaign path for Joe Biden subsequent week
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Obama is scheduled to seem at an occasion for his former vp and shut buddy on Wednesday, Oct. 21, within the battleground state of Pennsylvania, in keeping with a launch from the Biden marketing campaign.
The occasion in Philadelphia will mark the primary time Obama has campaigned in particular person for Biden this yr.
The previous president has appeared in Biden marketing campaign movies, nonetheless, and he gave a keynote tackle on the digital Democratic Nationwide Conference this summer time.
Practically 4 years out of workplace, Obama stays among the many hottest figures in American politics, in keeping with polls.
Obama’s excessive approval rankings aren’t misplaced on his successor, Republican President Donald Trump.
Trump has made dismantling Obama’s legacy a cornerstone of his presidency. He has additionally accused Obama of “spying” on his 2016 presidential marketing campaign, and claimed that after Trump gained, Obama took steps to hobble Trump’s incoming administration.
None of those allegations has been confirmed, however that hasn’t stopped the president from demanding that the Justice Division examine and prosecute Obama, Biden and different members of Obama’s Cupboard.
Biden at present leads Trump by about 9 proportion factors in an NBC Information nationwide polling common, in keeping with NBC Information, and he additionally leads in most battleground states.
CNBC reached out to Obama’s workplace for extra particulars concerning the occasion and can replace this story as extra data turns into accessible.