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Tags: joe biden | presidential run | election 2020 | trump administration

Biden: 'Demagogues and Charlatans' Haunt Nation

Biden: 'Demagogues and Charlatans' Haunt Nation

By    |   Friday, 22 June 2018 10:57 AM EDT

Former Vice President Joe Biden, believed to be mulling a run for president in 2020, appeared to take at the Trump Administration and GOP lawmakers on Thursday, charging that the nation is being damaged by "demagogues and charlatans" in Washington.

"In ways that evoke memories of the 30s, frustrated and disaffected voters may turn instead to strongmen," he told a bipartisan, election-integrity conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, The Guardian reports.

"Demagogues and charlatans step up to stoke people’s legitimate fears and push the blame always on the other. There always has to be scapegoats. Now it is immigrants, the outsider, the other."

"Rather than some dramatic assault on democracy, however ... our institutions and freedoms are slowly but determinedly being sanded down, little by little. Each small step designed to curb institutional safeguards and concentrate power in the hands of individual leaders."

Biden, who was vice president under Barack Obama, is heading the Biden is heading the recently-formed Transatlantic Commission on Election Integrity, in a bid to stop election tampering.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden, believed to be mulling a run for president in 2020, appeared to take at the Trump Administration and GOP lawmakers on Thursday, charging that the nation is being damaged by “demagogues and charlatans’’ in Washington.
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