BREAKING: US President Joe Biden Declares to Run For Second Term
- President Joe Biden of the United States has made his intentions to run for a second term at the White House known
- The 80-year-old defied criticism of his age and health status, noting that he has unfinished business as President
- Four years ago, Biden became the oldest president-elect in the history of the United States, and he is on course to be the oldest to leave office
United States, Washington DC - The United State President, Joe Biden, has announced his re-election bid for the crucial American 2024 presidential polls.
As sighted by Legit.ng President Biden made his intention clear via his verified Twitter account at exactly 11:00 AM Nigerian time on Tuesday, April 25.
"Every generation has a moment where they have had to stand up for democracy. To stand up for their fundamental freedoms. I believe this is ours."
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"That’s why I’m running for reelection as President of the United States. Join us. Let’s finish the job. http://JoeBiden.com."
As reported by Bloomberg, President Biden, in the declaration footage released on Tuesday, April 25, urged electorates to help actualise his vision for the country as he had promised when he took the helm of affairs four years ago.
He stated there’s still much to achieve in giving citizens a “fair shot” and beating “extremists.”
The 80-year-old Biden said:
“The question we are facing is whether in the years ahead we have more freedom or less freedom,” Biden said in a video released Tuesday. “I know what I want the answer to be and I think you do too. This is not a time to be complacent. That’s why I’m running for reelection.”
According to The Guardian UK, Biden stated that he wants to continue his legislative reforms and ensure the dominance of the Democrat Party in the House of Congress to help pass citizens' friendly policies.
President Biden, in his first stint, assented to the American Rescue Plan that has helped bankroll American households still living underprivileged lives due to the tragic pandemic, the Corona Virus.
Similarly, President Biden's administration passed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to improve infrastructural development like road projects, bridges and broadband access.
Former US President Donald Trump under arrest ahead of arraignment
Legit.ng earlier reported that the former president of the United States, Donald Trump, is currently under arrest and in police custody ahead of his arraignment.
Trump is expected to thumbprint as part of the arraignment, but it is still being determined if his mugshot will be taken.
It was earlier reported that the former US president would face more than 30 counts of charge bordering on fraud in the historic arraignment.