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Biden's Strategy to Use Potential Trump Verdict in Campaign - Legal Warfare or Political Play?

Biden's Strategy to Use Potential Trump Verdict in Campaign - Legal Warfare or Political Play?

Biden's Team Plans to Utilize Potential Trump 'Guilty' Verdict in Campaign Strategy

Joe Biden's team is reportedly planning to use any 'guilty' verdicts in Donald Trump's criminal trials as a campaign tool, despite the fact that many Americans view these trials as politically motivated legal warfare orchestrated by the ruling class in conjunction with Biden's Department of Justice.

According to Politico, which cited four individuals privy to internal discussions, Biden plans to first address the verdict in a White House setting to demonstrate that his response is not politically motivated. If Trump is convicted, Biden's team will argue that this outcome proves Trump is unfit for office and that it exemplifies the lengths the former president would go to in order to win re-election. The campaign's social media team is even considering using the term "Convicted Felon Donald Trump" in their online discourse.

Trump's 'Hush Money' Trial Nears Conclusion

The news comes as closing arguments are due to take place on Tuesday in Trump's 'hush money' trial. The prosecution's key witness, Michael Cohen, did not perform well on the stand. However, a Manhattan jury is unlikely to be swayed by this, and a 'guilty' verdict for Trump would not be unexpected.

Public Opinion and Partisan Politics

An anonymous source quoted by Politico said, "This is an important moment and the president first and foremost needs to stress that the American system works, even and especially in an election year. And in a measured way, it becomes part of his argument against Trump too: Do Americans really want this?" The question arises: do voters want a president who is being transparently pursued for partisan reasons by a government that less than 20% of Americans trust?

Democrats Divided on Strategy

Not all Democrats are on board with this strategy. Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) expressed his reservations to Politico, saying, "I don’t think it’s important to rub it in. I don’t think anybody on our side should be reacting with glee. It just should be a tragedy that an American president has been convicted of real crimes."

Final Thoughts

As we reflect on these developments, it's worth considering the potential implications of such a campaign strategy. Is it appropriate to use a former president's legal troubles as a political weapon? Or does this simply contribute to the already divisive political climate? We'd love to hear your thoughts on this matter. Please feel free to share this article with your friends and engage in this important discussion.

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