Joe Biden will use his visit to Europe this week to “World Democracy Rally” to Reset US Foreign Policy After four turbulent years under Donald Trump as threats to US democracy where Trump is swarming has spread to the house.
The president’s travel plans were set in a column for the Washington Post on Saturday night. As Trump talks with Republicans in North Carolina
meeting preview with “Our closest democratic alliance”; and Vladimir Putin Biden promised. “It demonstrates the ability of democracy to meet the challenges and deter the threats of this new era.”
Critics may point out that the president should face an attack on democracy at home. He has assigned Vice President Kamala Harris to take charge of the matter. But there are still many types of battles.
In many states, Republicans have passed laws to limit access to ballots and enable them to turn around election results.
Trump continues to lie that Biden’s victory in November was the result of fraud. in Greenville on Saturday The former president called his defeat a “Crime of the Century”
in Washington last month. Republicans in the Senate have blocked a bipartisan committee investigating the Jan. 6 attacks on the US Capitol, what Trump supporters have said. “Fight like hell” in his case
in Biden’s party Centrist senators stand in the way of protecting voting rights.
in his column for the post Biden has linked another domestic priority. That’s infrastructure spending. which is now linked to talks with Republicans that appear to be doomed. with the main goal of foreign policy
“Like doing it at home,” he writes, “empowering democracy to compete and protect our people from unexpected threats makes us invest in infrastructure. The world’s major democracies will offer China a high-standard alternative to upgrading physical, digital and health infrastructure that is more resilient and supports global development.”
in North Carolina Trump says China should pay the United States and the world $10 million in reparations for managing the coronavirus outbreak, while countries should cancel the debt to Beijing
Biden touts domestic success – progress against coronavirus and through his relief package and stimulus package (without a Republican vote) – and said: “The United States must lead the world from strengths.”
He congratulated the announcement on Saturday by the G7 Finance Minister on minimum corporate tax rates around the world. In addition to Trump withdrawing from the Paris climate deal, he said, “We have the opportunity to deliver ambitious advances that curb the climate crisis and create jobs by driving the clean energy transition around the world. ”
At work, Trump attacked NATO, Biden hailed the “shared democratic values” of “the most successful alliance in world history” in Brussels at the NATO summit. I will reaffirm the United States’ unwavering commitment to … ensuring our allies are strong in the face of every challenge. including threats such as cyberattacks on our critical infrastructure.”
Amid the spread of the attack, he said it was important that “When I met Vladimir Putin in Geneva It will be after high-level discussions with friends, partners and allies who see the world through the same lens as the United States.”
Trump has stunned the US press corps. In Helsinki in 2018, when he met Putin without an assistant. and seemed afraid before his eyes.
Biden said the United States and its allies “stand together to address Russia’s challenge to European security … and there will be no doubt about a US resolution. to protect our democratic values which we cannot separate from our interests.”
Some have asked what Biden hopes to gain from meeting Putin – former Trump national security adviser John Bolton told The Guardian this week: “You meet when you have strategies instead of how to deal with Russia. And I don’t think he has.”
In the post, Biden announced the expansion of the New Sstart nuclear weapons treaty and response to cyber attacks.
“I will reiterate the commitment of the United States, Europe and like-minded democracy. to stand up for human rights and dignity,” he said.
“This is the defining question of our time: Can democracy come together to deliver real results for our people in a rapidly changing world? Will the alliances and the much forge democratic institutions of the past century prove their ability to resist modern day threats and adversaries?
“I believe the answer is yes. And this week in Europe We have a chance to prove it.”