Business > U.S.

Joe Biden Walks Back ‘Cavalier' Comments About the Black Community's Support For His Campaign

2 days ago   |   By Time

Joe Biden declared he “should not have been so cavalier” on Friday when he told a prominent black radio host that African Americans who back President Donald Trump “ain't black.”
The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee quickly moved to address the fallout from his remark. In a call with the U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce, added to his initial public schedule, Biden said he would never “take the African American community for granted.”
That was an acknowledgement of the stinging criticism he received in response to his comments, which he made on “The Breakfast Club,” a radio program...
Read more ...

 

Biden Says He Was ‘Cavalier' in Remarks on Black Voter Support

2 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

Joe Biden said Friday he should not have been “cavalier” about support from African Americans and insisted he does not take black voters for granted after a backlash over his comments earlier in the day that if a voter is still undecided, “you ain't black.”
Read more ...

 

Biden walks back ‘you ain't black' comment following criticism

Biden walks back ‘you ain't black' comment following criticism

2 days ago   |   By New York Post

Joe Biden tried to walk back racially inflammatory comments where he claimed anyone who would vote for President Trump “ain't black,” telling African-American business leaders hours after the Friday morning interview that he'd acted like a “wiseguy.” “I should not have been so cavalier. I've never, never, ever taken the African-American community for granted,” Biden...
Read more ...

 

Biden Says African-American Voters, Who Are Not Sure Whom To Vote For, "Ain't Black"

2 days ago   |   By NPR

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said African-American voters, unsure about whether to vote for him or President Trump, "ain't black."
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   U.S.      Donald Trump      Democrats      2020 Election      News Desk      Wire      Liberal      Real Estate      Policy      Wealth      Women      Religion      Retail      Government      Infrastructure      Culture      Automotive      Consumer Discretionary      Transportation      James E Clyburn      Jonathan Greenblatt      Barack H Obama      Donald John Trump      Joseph Robinette Biden  


Unemployment rate could remain in double digits through election: WH adviser

Unemployment rate could remain in double digits through election: WH adviser

A White House economic adviser cautioned Sunday that the unemployment rate could grow “north of 20 percent” in May and remain in double-digits through the November presidential... Read more ...

A Silicon Valley exodus, law firm drama, and the most consequential startup...

A Silicon Valley exodus, law firm drama, and the most consequential startup of all time

The remote work movement is accelerating. Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced Thursday that he expects up to 50% of Facebook's employees to work remotely by 2030. Shopify... Read more ...

Defiant protesters chanting 'liberate Hong Kong' flood the streets to oppose...

Defiant protesters chanting 'liberate Hong Kong' flood the streets to oppose China's grab for control

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and pepper spray to disperse thousands of protesters against Beijing's plan to impose national security laws. China has launched new efforts to... Read more ...

Minor league baseball stadium being offered up on Airbnb for first time ever

Minor league baseball stadium being offered up on Airbnb for first time ever

One minor league team is thinking outside of the box to make money during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Pensacola Blue Wahoos, the Twins' Double-A affiliate, are offering... Read more ...

A heartbreaking New York Times front page lists 1,000 coronavirus deaths...

A heartbreaking New York Times front page lists 1,000 coronavirus deaths - just 1% of the total US death toll

The New York Times prepared a powerful front page for its May 24 print edition, marking the somber milestone of 100,000 coronavirus deaths in the United States. The newspaper... Read more ...

First Iranian tanker crosses into Venezuela's economic zone as US ships...

First Iranian tanker crosses into Venezuela's economic zone as US ships spotted nearby - tracking data

The first of five Iranian tankers carrying fuel to Venezuela has entered the nation's exclusive economic zone, tracking data shows. Earlier, Tehran threatened the US with... Read more ...

'The Match 2' purse: How much money will Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning, Tom...

'The Match 2' purse: How much money will Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Phil Mickelson win for charity?

What you need to know about the financial side of "The Match 2." Read more ...

New York is relaxing restrictions on group gatherings as the state sees its...

New York is relaxing restrictions on group gatherings as the state sees its lowest single-day death toll since March

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday signed an executive order to allow the non-essential gathering of groups of 10 or fewer people. The move came hours after the New York... Read more ...

Rental Car Giant Hertz Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Rental Car Giant Hertz Files For Bankruptcy Protection

A decrease in travel amid the coronavirus pandemic has dealt a "sudden and dramatic" blow to the company's revenue. (Image credit: SAUL LOEB/SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

Hertz Preparing To File For Bankruptcy: WSJ

Hertz Preparing To File For Bankruptcy: WSJ

Hertz Global Holdings Inc is preparing to file for bankruptcy as soon as Friday night, according to the Wall Street Journal. Read more ...