Maybe Democratic presidential precursor Joe Biden way ahead in the polls, but he has been absent from the campaign almost two weeks ago since he officially joined the White House race.
The former vice president spent less time arguing for policy positions with his democratic rivals after his meeting on May 18 in Philadelphia, his only campaign event since launching his presidential bid, and more time collecting money from democratic donors in Hollywood, according to CNBC.
He and his wife Jill are scheduled to appear on Tuesday in a town hall of the American Federation of Teachers in Houston and an event on June 4 in New Hampshire.
But Fox news reports Biden has not committed to appear on Friday at the California Democratic Party convention, an almost mandatory event for his presidential rivals, or the Celebration Hall of Fame of the Iowa Democratic Party in one of the major states of the primary season a week later.
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Democratic presidential precursor Joe Biden has not organized a public campaign event since his big kickoff rally in Philadelphia on May 18
While most of the rest of the democratic field has focused on separating the group, Biden acts as the de-facto nominee, avoiding partisan battles with his progressive peers.
# I have made a promise I mean sincerely. You won't hear me speak of other Democrats, & the former New Hampshire senator told his supporters in Philly.
President Trump seemed to be trying to hit Biden & # 39; s left of the middle rivals to fiercely attack him Monday by suing the 1994 Crime Bill that the former senator had sponsored, while also distinguishing himself on this issue.
& # 39; Everyone associated with the 1994 Crime Bill has no chance of being elected & # 39 ;, Trump testified. & # 39; African Americans in particular will not be able to vote for you. I, on the other hand, was responsible for the reform of the criminal justice system, which had tremendous support, and helped resolve the bad Bill of 1994! & # 39;
Trump tried to challenge Biden and his Democratic rivals in a word battle, and said the former US Senator from New Hampshire must answer to support the 1994 Crime Bill
The measure signed by former President Bill Clinton has been credited with the mass detention of African-Americans, one of the most valued bases of the Democratic Party.
Clinton himself renounced the crime bill when he denounced his wife Hillary's offer in front of the White House in 2016.
Biden was heavily criticized earlier this month for pronouncing the crime law was not to blame for the towering imprisonment rates of the nation in the & # 39; 90 and the years.
So far, none of Biden & # 39; s key critics on the left have taken the president's ace, although several of them have criticized the former senator for the exact same subject in recent days and weeks.
Sen. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-California) and New York Mayor, Bill de Blasio, both Democratic presidential contenders, have made recordings with Biden in recent days and weeks.
US Sen. and Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris (D-California), a former public prosecutor who has picked up the heat of progressives for her former work in the criminal justice system, beaten at Biden on 15 May by noticing that his bill brought about California three strikes law.
& # 39; It financed the construction of more prisons in the states. So, unfortunately, I disagree, & Harris said to participants in a New Hampshire campaign event.
Democrats & # 39; White House's Mayor, New York Mayor, Bill de Blasio, did not name Biden by name when he named the crime bill a & # 39; major mistake & # 39;
The US Senate Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) has criticized Biden for their decades-long policy battle over bankruptcy law
Progressive firebrand Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (right) criticized the recent & # 39; middle-of-the-road & # 39; May
American Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) has criticized Biden for their decades-long policy battle over bankruptcy legislation, CNN reported.
& # 39; I entered that fight because (families) just had no one and Joe Biden was on the side of the credit card companies, & # 39; said Warren after a demonstration in Iowa. & # 39; It's all a matter of publicity. & # 39;
Progressive firebrand Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized the recent & # 39; middle of the road & # 39; policy plans of the former vice president on climate change during a campaign event with Bernie Sanders at Howard University on May 13, according to the hill.
But Biden has largely ignored his critics on the left, a strategy that has worked well so far for his poll numbers.
He is ahead of his democratic rival, Bernie Sanders, with an average lead of 17 points, according to the latest figures from Real Clear Politics.
As the party's distant leader, it may be more strategic for him to avoid gaffs and break liberal supporters by remaining relatively moderate on the campaign path.
& # 39; Biden does not have to introduce himself to the voters. He can afford a slightly more relaxed pace on the campaign path compared to his rivals, & an anonymous veteran Democratic strategist told Fox News Monday.
& # 39; The former vice president so far appears to be running a general election style campaign during the primaries, focusing his attention on Donald Trump and barely recognizing the other Democratic candidates. & # 39;
But while Biden's polls rose prior to his campaign announcement, they have fallen by about 7 points on average since May 9.
How much longer the seasoned Democrat can avoid to turn left is an open question with the campaign season warming up this summer.
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