US President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber at the US Capitol on April 28, 2021. Biden faces one of his toughest challenges yet as president as he tries to foster healing and unity in a bitterly divided country. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber at the US Capitol on April 28, 2021. Biden faces one of his toughest challenges yet as president as he tries to foster healing and unity in a bitterly divided country. Photo: AP
Andrew Hammond
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Hammond

Time is running out for Joe Biden to knit fraying US democracy back together

  • US president faces a tall task in generating unity in the face of raw partisan animosity and Republican voters convinced his presidency is illegitimate
  • His State of the Union address is a chance to establish stronger governing themes for his presidency and find common ground with Republicans

US President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber at the US Capitol on April 28, 2021. Biden faces one of his toughest challenges yet as president as he tries to foster healing and unity in a bitterly divided country. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber at the US Capitol on April 28, 2021. Biden faces one of his toughest challenges yet as president as he tries to foster healing and unity in a bitterly divided country. Photo: AP
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