On the Campaign Trail, Biden Visits Childhood Home in Scranton, Pennsylvania

While campaigning in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Democrat presumptive nominee Joe Biden stopped in at his boyhood home.

A small group of supporters were joined by members of the press outside the now home of Anne Kearns.

Biden promised Kearns he would be back to visit next time without a face mask.

During a speech delivered in Scranton, Biden turn his campaign against President Donald Trump toward the economy Thursday, introducing a New Deal-like economic agenda while drawing a sharp contrast with a billionaire incumbent he said has abandoned working-class Americans amid cascading crises.

The former vice president presented details of a comprehensive agenda that he touted as the most aggressive government investment in the U.S. economy since World War II. He also accused Trump of ignoring the coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis while encouraging division amid a national reckoning with systemic racism.

Biden’s shift to the economy meets Trump on turf the Republican president had seen as his strength before the pandemic severely curtailed consumer activity and drove unemployment to near-Great Depression levels.

Now, Biden and his aides believe the issue is an all-encompassing opening that gives Democrats avenues to attack Trump on multiple fronts while explaining their own governing vision for the country.

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