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Charlamagne tha god came out swinging a day after Joe Biden dropped a racist remark about Black voters during their short Skype interview.

Biden, 77, sparked outrage when he told Charlamagne "If you have a problem figuring out whether you're for me or Trump, then you ain't Black."

The humiliated radio host told CNN that Biden's statement was part of his track record with Black voters, that includes his crime bill and the war on drugs that decimated Black communities.

The radio host blamed "systemic racism" in healthcare as the reason the coronavirus hit Black people hardest during the coronavirus pandemic.

"Like I said before if you have created legislation that has hurt then you have to create legislation that helps, it's just that simple. The whole system needs to be dismantled and rebuilt and he has been a very intricate part of that system."

Charlamagne added:

"Whether you're talking about '84 with the mandatory minimum sentences for drug dealers, when you talk about '86 with crack laws that gave you more [prison] time for crack cocaine and powder cocaine, or if you talk about the '94 crime bill. He really was one of the people on the front lines when it came to the war on drugs, and mass incarceration. If he wants to be president, he needs to fix that."

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President Trump is taking advantage of the controversy surrounding Joe Biden's remark that Black radio host Charlamagne tha god "ain't Black" if he doesn't pick him over Trump.

The Trump campaign is selling t-shirts with Biden's gaffe printed on them for $30 each.

Biden, 77, sparked heated debates online when he told Charlamagne "If you have a problem figuring out whether you're for me or Trump, then you ain't Black."

The backlash on Black Twitter was swift and Biden was forced to apologize on Friday.

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Trump's campaign took advantage of the scandal by selling t-shirts on his website with the words "#YouAintBlack - Joe Biden" printed on the front.

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A video of Biden's interaction with Charlamagne was also posted on the site.

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Sen. Joe Biden offered his sincerest apologies for suggesting that all Black Americans vote for Democrats regardless of their record on civil rights.

Biden, 77, sparked a severe backlash when he told Charlamagne tha god "you ain't Black" if he didn't pick him over Trump.

Black Twitter erupted with condemnation and a plethora of Biden dementia memes. Biden is rumored to be suffering from the longterm effects of senile dementia.

Many on Black Twitter said Biden would not have insulted any other race in such a manner.

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Biden previously angered Black Americans when he commented that former President Barack Obama was "articulate" and "bright" and "clean."

Biden humbly apologized for his cringe-worthy remark to Charlamagne and all Black Americans in a statement to the AP on Friday.

"I should not have been so cavalier," Biden told the Associated Press. "I've never, never, ever taken the African American community for granted. I shouldn't have been such a wise guy."

Biden added that, "No one should have to vote for any party based on their race, their religion, their background," he told the Black Chamber of Commerce in a phone call on Friday.

Black conservatives have long complained that Democrats take Black people for granted and just assume they will vote the party line regardless of the candidate.

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Joe Biden sparked controversy on social media for suggesting that radio host Charlamagne tha god "ain't Black" if he doesn't vote for Biden, a Democrat.

Biden suggested that all Black Americans automatically vote for Democrats regardless of their record on civil rights.

Biden, 77, made the remark during a chat with Charlamagne tha god, real name Lenard McKelvey, on the syndicated radio program "The Breakfast Club" on Friday.

Biden's remark came when he tried to end the interview. "You can't do that to Black media!" Charlamagne shouted.

"You've got more questions?" said Biden, after looking at his watch. "Well, I tell you what, if you have a problem figuring out whether you're for me or Trump, then you ain't black," Biden said sarcastically.

"It don't have nothing to do with Trump, it has to do with the fact -- I want something for my community," Charlamagne replied.

"Take a look at my record, man," said Biden. "I extended the Voting Rights Act 25 years. I have a record that's second to none. The NAACP has endorsed me every time I've run. Take a look at the record. Anyway, thanks, I will come back."

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Former Vice President Joe Biden is not the same Joe Biden who served as former President Barack Obama's right-hand man. Today's Joe Biden is a shell of the man he used to be.

He is the subject of mean-spirited internet memes and insensitive nicknames such as "Dementia Joe" and "Creepy Joe."

There is even a website, joebidenhasdementia.com, that documents every instance of Biden's apparent mental decline.

Despite his momentary mental lapses, Biden insists he does not have dementia. But his critics aren't so sure.

What is Dementia?

Dementia describes a group of neurological symptoms affecting memory, thought process, language, problem-solving, mobility and activities of daily living.

What causes dementia?

Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia. Other common causes of dementia include head trauma, Parkinson's disease, strokes, HIV/AIDS, medications, and vascular disorders that affect blood supply to the brain. There are more than 50 conditions that can cause dementia.

Causes of dementia that can easily be reversed include hypothyroidism, vitamin B12 deficiency, Lyme disease, and neurosyphilis. Hearing loss may also be associated with dementia.

What is Senile Dementia?

Senile dementia is the long-term loss of cognitive, physical and intellectual ability caused by degeneration of brain cells. The condition is associated with old age and is incurable. Approximately 10% of people over the age of 65 have senile dementia.

People with senile dementia will exhibit a decrease in cognitive and physical abilities, including inability to concentrate, recall information, problem-solve, speak, or feed and dress themselves without assistance.

Signs & Symptoms

Early signs of senile dementia include memory loss, forgetfulness, insomnia, confusion, disorientation (not knowing day or date), word salad (random words or phrases that don't make sense), fatigue, poor physical coordination (falling down often), withdrawing socially, poor short-term memory.

Late stage signs of senile dementia include gradual weight loss caused by forgetting to eat or lack of appetite, unable to remember family members, wandering and getting lost, loss of all cognitive ability, loss of communication, poor short-term and long-term memory, poor personal hygiene, unable to bathe or dress self, loss of mobility, incontinence (involuntary defecation or urination), violent outbursts, visual and auditory hallucinations.

Treatment

There is no cure for senile dementia. Medications are prescribed to manage the symptoms. The medications are Aricept (donepezil), Excelon (rivastigmine) and Reminyl (galantamine).

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13 Types of Dementia, Symptoms, Causes | Medicinenet.com

10 Early Symptoms of Dementia | Healthline

Dementia - Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatments | alz.org
 

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Joe Biden held a "virtual roundtable" on Thursday afternoon after fellow Democrats begged him to come out of the basement and speak to the people.

Biden, who reportedly suffers from senile dementia, struggled badly while trying to discuss the coronavirus.

The roundtable featured Biden along with embattled Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, discussing the coronavirus pandemic.

When it was Biden's turn to talk, the 77-year-old struggled while trying to read off a teleprompter. He said more than 85,000 jobs have been lost and millions of people have died from the coronavirus. The numbers should have been the other way around.

It was sad to watch.

"We're ... in the middle of a pandemic that has cost us more than 85,000 jobs as of today. Lives of millions of people. Millions of people. Millions of jobs. You know, and we're in a position where, you know we just got new unemployment insurance, this morning, uh, numbers — 36.5 million claims since this crisis began."

President Donald Trump -- who has no pity for Biden's mental decline -- belittled the former vice president on Thursday.

Trump said, "Joe has absolutely no idea what's happening... He doesn't know he's alive."

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Americans are critical of President Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic so far, as challenger Joe Biden polls eight points higher among voters.

56% of adults disapprove of Trump's handling of the crisis while 41% approve.

According to the poll, many disapprove of Trump's performance after Dr. Anthony Fauci said there will be more suffering and deaths if the country reopens too soon.

Trump has ignored calls to fire Dr. Fauci, whose incorrect coronavirus models led to multi-state shutdowns.

Dr. Fauci spoke remotely during a virtual Senate Committee hearing on Tuesday, saying reopening the country too soon would lead to "avoidable suffering and death".

Fauci said states should wait until a vaccine is available before reopening fully and allowing citizens to return to work.

When pressed about reopening schools, Fauci cautioned that schools and colleges could reopen in the fall -- if a vaccine is available.

Despite no school closures when hundreds of children die from influenza every year, Fauci claimed children must stay home or countless people will die from Covid-19.

Fox News host Tucker Carlson compared the U.S. to Sweden which never shut down schools or businesses during the pandemic. The death toll there is less than in the U.S.

Georgia reopened 2 weeks ago, and coronavirus hospitalizations decreased to the lowest level since January.

Twitter users vented their frustrations at Dr. Fauci and President Trump.

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The Democrats have a problem on their hands. Their only candidate, Joe Biden, is forced to campaign from his basement during the coronavirus pandemic.

That leaves the Democrats with only one option: mailing ballots to every registered voter in the country -- and hope they mail them back.

The House Democrats' latest coronavirus stimulus package contains billions of dollars to allow local officials in blue states to mail out voter ballots to every registered voter and to legalize the process known as ballot harvesting.

Election officials will be counting over 100 million ballots long after the November election is over.

28.4 million mail-in ballots went missing during the 2012 elections, and the Trump administration fears more shenanigans involving mail-in ballots in November.

President Trump accused Nancy Pelosi of attempting to steal the election for 77-year-old Biden, who reportedly suffers from senile dementia.

The new stimulus package bans states from requiring an ID or social security number from a registered voter requesting an absentee ballot.

States would also be banned from requiring witness signatures on absentee ballots.

A House vote on the new bill is expected on Friday. But Senate Republicans say they will not approve the package because they are in no rush to add more trillions to the federal budget deficit.

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Russell Simmons claims a reliable inside source told him Joe Biden has already picked Stacey Abrams as his running mate.

Biden's camp announced a selection committee that will vet all of his choices for VP and that an announcement would be made in July.

But Simmons told his 1.6 million Instagram followers that a "very reliable top inside source" told him Biden chose Abrams as his VP.

"America's next VP From a very reliable top inside source... Great news," Simmons, 62, wrote in the caption of a photo of Abrams.

The failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate has made several public appearances as she shamelessly advocated to become Biden's vice president.

Abrams was a potential top pick along with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, and failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Abrams, 46, will launch the New Hampshire Democratic Party's virtual state convention on Saturday.

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A Georgia prosecutor on Tuesday recommended a grand jury review of the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed Black man who was killed by two white men while running through a majority white neighborhood in Brunswick, Georgia on Feb. 23.

District Attorney Tim Durden announced he would present the case to the grand jury to determine if any charges should be filed against the two men.

A graphic dash cam video, that showed the fatal shooting, was uploaded to YouTube on Tuesday.

Former Vice President Joe Biden weighed in on the case on Twitter.com Tuesday. He said the video is "clear" and Arbery was ambushed and "killed in cold blood." He wrote that his heart goes out to Arbery's family and he called for a transparent investigation into the "murder".

The video footage shows Arbery, 25, running at a jogger's pace along a leafy street in Brunswick's south end on Feb. 23. He was confronted by a former cop, Greg McMichael, 64, and his son Travis McMichael, 34.

Travis McMichael and Arbery struggled over a shotgun while Greg McMichael pointed a .357 magnum at Arbery from the bed of his pickup truck.

Three shots rang out. Arbery was shot in the chest and collapsed face down in the roadway. He died where he fell, bleeding out on the pavement. There were no arrests in the case.

Before recusing himself, George E. Barnhill, the district attorney for Georgia's Waycross Judicial Circuit, wrote a long letter explaining why he didn't bring charges against the McMichaels.

Calling Arbery a "burglary suspect," Barnhill concluded Travis McMichael "was allowed to use deadly force to protect himself."

But Michael J. Moore, an Atlanta lawyer, told the New York Times in an email that Barnhill's opinion is "flawed".

Moore said the McMichaels appear to be the aggressors in the confrontation, and they were not justified in using deadly force under Georgia's self-defense laws.

"The law does not allow a group of people to form an armed posse and chase down an unarmed person who they believe might have possibly been the perpetrator of a past crime," Moore wrote.

President Trump has not weighed in on the Arbery case.
 

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A former New Hampshire state Rep. and Joe Biden supporter was forced to resign after posting a graphic tweet questioning the position of the female vagina.

Richard Komi, a Democrat, sparked outrage on Twitter when he questioned Tara Reade's sexual misconduct allegations against Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee.

Komi doubted Reade's allegations because, he says it would not be easy for Biden to insert his finger in Reade's vagina without her cooperation.

"Judging by the position of the female vagina, it will not be easy for anyone to just put their finger into the vagina unless their [sic] is some Cooperation [sic] from the female herself. That is why I believe Tara Reade’s allegations is [sic] false. She is looking for attention."

Komi deleted the tweet when outraged Twitter users questioned his professionalism and his knowledge of the female anatomy.

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The backlash was swift. Komi was forced to apologize publicly to all sexual assault survivors.

"I wish I had worded my words more appropriately. It was not intended to lessen the pain that sexual assault survivors face all their lives," Komi told Manchester Ink Link on Friday.

"I do not believe Joe (Biden) is the type of person who would do anything to hurt a woman," he added.

"Representative Komi's comment is wrong, inappropriate, and offensive to all Democrats, and does not reflect the values of our party," New Hampshire Democratic Party Chairman Ray Buckley said, Manchester Ink Link reported.

Komi was the first African refugee to be elected to the New Hampshire State House. He fled persecution in Nigeria after he was targeted by the government.

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Joe Biden's team suggests that his choice for vice president won't be a Black woman. According to Politico.com, Biden's presidential campaign announced their VP selection committee on Thursday. The four-member committee is majority Caucasian.

The committee which is tasked with vetting Biden's VP choice includes Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Biden's longtime friend and Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd, and former White House Senate counsel Cynthia Hogan.

The only Black person on the committee is Delaware congresswoman Lisa Blount Rochester. Biden says he hopes the vetting process will be completed by July.

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Rumors are running rampant that Biden has already made his choice: Hillary Clinton who enthusiastically endorsed him earlier this week.

Stacey Abrams, who initially stated she did not want the VP job, changed her mind after she heard Biden's announcement that he would choose a woman.

The failed gubernatorial candidate has been campaigning ever since for the VP pick -- even though political strategists frown upon any candidate campaigning for vice president.

South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn, who has advocated for Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms as VP, seems to have his doubts.

When asked by MSN if having a Black woman on the ticket is a must, Clyburn said. "I'm among those who feel that it would be great for him to select a woman of color. But that is not a must."

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Stacey Abrams escalated her pressure on Joe Biden after rumors swirled that he will pick failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as his running mate in July.

After losing the 2016 election to Donald Trump, Clinton has positioned herself to be president of the United States after all.

On Tuesday, Clinton enthusiastically endorsed Biden, whom many say has senile dementia.

According to Politico.com, Abrams "has been privately calling Democratic power brokers, asking them to tell Biden campaign officials that she should be vice president..."

In numerous interviews, Abrams, who unsuccessfully campaigned for Georgia governor, has said she "would be an excellent running mate" for Biden.

Unlike other candidates, Abrams, 46, has loudly campaigned for the VP job.

Some political insiders say Abrams' behavior appears "desperate." They say her actions are an unprecedented and shameless attempt to shoehorn her way into the White House.

According to Politico, "overt campaigning for the vice presidency has traditionally been frowned upon".

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, another candidate for VP, said "You don't run for that. That is a selection of the top of the ticket, and everyone else should be just busy doing their jobs."

Democratic strategists say Abrams lacks foreign policy experience, but Abrams has cited her "independent study" of international affairs as a qualification for the role of VP.

Her only political experience includes being minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives.

Abrams stubbornly refuses to concede the governor's race to Gov. Brian Kemp after losing the race by 55,000 votes in 2018.

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Sean Combs threatened to hold the Black vote hostage until presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden reveals his Black agenda.

Combs, 50, was influential in getting out the Black vote in 2008, leading to a landslide victory for America's first biracial president, Barack Obama.

But this time around, Combs' influence is not as powerful or prevalent. Still, he seems to think the younger generation cares what he has to say about politics.

During an interview with ex-supermodel Naomi Campbell on Tuesday, Combs shared his views about voting for Biden, whom many believe is suffering from senile dementia.

He said he is "holding back" the Black vote until Biden meets his list of demands and adopts a Black agenda.

Combs took to Instagram on Tuesday, and posted: "Attention to all... THE BLACK VOTE WILL NOT BE FREE THIS YEAR."

Biden already faces pressure from Black Democrats to pick a Black woman as his running mate. Rumor has it that Biden will choose failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as his VP choice when he makes his announcement in July.

Clinton, 72, enthusiastically endorsed Biden, 77, for president on Tuesday. Clinton rarely supports anyone or anything unless there's something in it for her.

Combs' longtime friend and ex-employee Kenny Burns strongly disagreed with Combs' oppositional approach to voting for Biden. Burns voiced his opinions in Combs' comments section.

In an Instagram post, Burns complained that Combs erased his comments and then blocked him for disagreeing.

Kenny is a cool guy with a level head on his shoulders. He never lets his emotions get in the way of his common sense like Sean often does. So this disagreement probably marks the end of their decade long friendship.
 

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Stacey Abrams says America "can't survive another four years with Donald Trump" in the White House.

The failed gubernatorial candidate disparaged President Trump during an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday.

"Vice President [Joe] Biden has done this job," Abrams said. "He knows what he needs to do to win and what he needs to do to help our country recover from four years of incompetence and chaos."

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Abrams went on to say she believes Biden will make the right choice in picking a woman of color -- specifically her.

She said Biden choosing a woman of color for VP would promote "trust" with the Black community. "Women of color are the strongest part of the Democratic Party."

But Black people are wary of Biden's racist past and reports that he suffers from senile dementia.

"I want to make one thing very clear," said Abrams, "Joe Biden enjoys the trust of communities of color, and he will take no one for granted. I believe he will make the right choice based on what he understands and what his team recommends that he do."

She added, "Vice President Biden understands how critical this election is. With four decades of experience, he also knows the tricks Republicans will use to block change. We can't survive another four years with Donald Trump, and that's why my organization, Fair Fight 2020, is working nationally in 18 states to ensure that we have a president who actually believes in and trusts the American people."

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According to OAN News, Rev. Al Sharpton is expected to endorse Abrams for VP later this week.

Sharpton believes Biden needs help "connecting" with Black voters. He cites Abrams' ability to drive voter turnout as her greatest strength.

"I've said openly that there are Black women that can be on that ticket..." said Sharpton. "I'm excited about Stacey Abrams, who I think brings a lot to this country."

The hashtag #DropOutBiden trended on Twitter over the weekend, driven by the #MeToo movement and progressives who believe Biden's accuser Tara Reade was sexually assaulted by Biden in 1993.

CNN quietly deleted a 1993 episode of Larry King Live from Google's play store that featured Reade's mother calling in to the show to say her daughter had "problems" working for a "prominent senator".

The woman said her daughter did not want her to go to the press out of respect for the unnamed senator.