President Joe Biden On Monday, he traveled to South Carolina to make his case to black voters — a crucial district in the first Democratic primary state and general election.
“They tried to steal the election and now they’re trying to steal history,” Biden said, echoing NBC’s Gabe Gutierrez and Diana Paulsen last week when they criticized Republican efforts to cancel the January 6, 2021 Capitol attack. Reporting from Charleston.
Biden spoke at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in 2015, where a white racist killed nine people. He highlighted what he saw as “big wins for black people during his presidency, including reducing the cost of prescription drugs and closing the income gap between whites. and black Americans and celebrate Black history through the establishment of Juneteenth as a national holiday”, Gutierrez and Paulsen write.
In other campaign news…
Campaign trail to the courtroom: Trump will be in court Tuesday and Thursday, days before the Iowa caucuses. But NBC’s Garrett Haake writes that Trump’s campaign and allies Look at the court appearances “as a boost, not a detrimentto the offer to return to the White House.
Trump’s Trials: Trump’s team in federal election meddling allegation He wants the Supreme Court to consider it on the issue of presidential immunity. And Trump’s team Georgia rejected the allegation of interference in the elections on the basis of presidential immunity.
He returned: Last month after businessman Vivek said spending money on TV ads was “stupid”. Ramaswamy is back on the air in Iowa this week. His campaign has begun TV ad featuring controversial former GOP Rep. Steve King, who recently endorsed Ramaswamy’s campaign. On the campaign trail, Ramaswamy appeals to potential supporters events that often offer free beerNBC’s Alex Tabet and Katherine Koretsky report.
Dem drama: The Democratic standoff over the New Hampshire primary took a legal turn Monday the state attorney general sends a cease and desist order to the Democratic National CommitteeHe recently called the state’s Jan. 23 primary “pointless,” according to NBC’s Alex Seitz-Wald.
From Kentucky to the Nation: Fresh off a successful 2023 re-election campaign, Kentucky Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear launched a new PAC called Together This On Monday. will try to select “good people and good candidates” across the countryThis is reported by the Washington Post.
Warming up in Arizona: Arizona Republican Kari Lake, an unsuccessful candidate for governor in 2022, has announced her Senate campaign. It raised $2 million in the last quarter of 2023This was reported by Politico. And the Arizona Democratic Republic announced that Ruben Gallego is participating in the Senate campaign It has collected more than 3 million dollars during the same period.
Special selection set: California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday called early elections on May 21 and a primary election was held on March 19. will replace former speaker Kevin McCarthy.
Targeting voters of color: Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee It plans to spend $35 million to elect voters of color this election cycle In the home races, NBC’s Suzanne Gamboa reports.
Fire: Republican Party of Florida on Monday Voted to remove Christian Ziegler as chairmanas she faces allegations of rape and video voyeurism, NBC News’ Matt Dixon reports.