Questions tagged [joe-biden]

Questions about Joe Biden, US Senator from 1973 to 2009, Vice President of the United States from 2009 to 2017, and Democratic presumptive nominee for the 2020 Presidential Election.

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What is known about pressure on Klobuchar and Buttigieg to drop out and endorse Biden?

Before 2020 Super Tuesday, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, and Joe Biden were seen as ‘splitting the center democratic’ vote. At the same time, Bernie Sanders had the largest consolidated block of left-...
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What is the “Biden rule” mentioned during the nomination of Merrick Garland to the US Supreme Court?

In 2016, during the nomination of Justice Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court many Republicans cited the "Biden rule" to justify denying him a hearing. What is the truth behind this so-...
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Is Biden more apt to press for harder terms and/or the renegotiation of the post-Brexit UK–US trade deal if he wins the Presidency?

I was listening to LBC earlier when I noted both this question and the statement on air regarding Brexit policies and Trump. In essence, Trump has clearly come out as a pro-Brexit person and promised '...
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Those 'tapes' from Biden-Poroshenko calls - what's going on? [closed]

Recently, there's news about recordings of Biden-Poroshenko calls, revealed by some Ukrainian MP. I've heard that Trump's attorney, Rudolph W. Giuliani, was also involved in that. The contents of ...
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Did Joe Biden's Senate office retaliate against Tara Reade?

Tara Reade worked for Joe Biden's Senate office between December 1992 and August 1993, after which, she voluntarily left the job. She recently claimed that he sexually assaulted her while she was ...
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Is it uncommon for USA presidential candidates to announce Cabinet picks before Election Day?

On Thursday, Marianna Sotomayor from NBC reported that Joe Biden was planning to potentially announce some of his Cabinet nominations before the November election: NEW: At his second virtual ...
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Why was VP Biden not required to obtain a waiver to continue his influence over Ukrainian government policy? [closed]

In cfr §2635.502, paragraph (a) states: (a) Consideration of appearances by the employee. Where an employee knows that a particular matter involving specific parties is likely to have a direct ...
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Why is Hunter Biden’s position in Burisma not considered a problem?

While I believe the current admin’s attempt to initiate an investigation into the Bidens’ Ukraine dealings was nothing but a political maneuver, what I’m more interested in is why most don’t consider ...
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Has President Trump stated why he sought Ukraine's cooperation on the Biden matter?

Has Trump given an explanation (himself or through a spokesperson) for asking Ukraine to cooperate with finding things about Biden's son? Given that the transcript of the phone call to the President ...
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Warren vs Biden in the polls: how sudden was the change?

It's been pointed out to me (hat tip to dolphin_of_france) that some recent polling puts Warren ahead of Biden in the Democratic primary voting intention. How sudden was this change? How much [of this]...
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What exactly is the Joe Biden - Anita Hill controversy about?

I found a BBC article on the controversy, the first sentence of that article reads: Top White House candidate Joe Biden has denied treating a woman badly when she accused a Supreme Court nominee of ...