Biden On ‘Wave’ Of Immigration: ‘It’s Not Going To Stop’
“And the wave still continues. It’s not going to stop. Nor should we want it to stop. As a matter of fact, it’s one of the things I think we can be most proud of.”
“Folks like me who are Caucasian of European descent — for the first time in 2017 we’ll be an absolute minority in the United States of America,” Biden said. “Absolutely minority. Fewer than 50 percent of the people in America, from then and on, will be white European stock. That’s not a bad thing. That’s a source of our strength.”
Biden’s most eye-grabbing remarks at Tuesday’s event concerned his claims about his relationship with Somali-Americans from his hometown of Wilmington, Del.
“I might add if you ever come to the train station with me you’ll notice that I have great relations with them because there are an awful lot of them driving cabs, and are friend of mine,” Biden said. “For real. I’m not being solicitous; I’m being serious.”
Dems Lobby to Axe NH, Iowa for First Primaries: Population Too White
Many Democrats, including some who ran for president in 2020, say Iowa and New Hampshire shouldn’t hold the nation’s first nominating contests because their majority-white populations don’t reflect the Democratic electorate.
…Democrats say diversity is a priority for the party to gain power.
DNC ousts Iowa and New Hampshire as the lead primary states in major 2024 election shake-up aimed at boosting black vote and benefitting Biden: South Carolina will now take first spot
The Democratic Party ousted Iowa and New Hampshire as the lead states in a major shake-up of its 2024 presidential primary aimed at boosting the black vote and benefiting Joe Biden’s expected bid for a second term.
[Biden] wrote the DNC rules committee in December, saying, ‘We must ensure that voters of color have a voice in choosing our nominee much earlier in the process and throughout the entire early window.’
It also gives Biden the chance to repay South Carolina, where he scored a decisive 2020 primary win that revived his presidential campaign after losses in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada.
Why Iowa and New Hampshire shouldn’t go first in the primaries … – Vox
A whopping 88.7 percent of Iowans and 92.3 percent of New Hampshirites are non-Hispanic whites…