US presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at CUNY’s Graduate Centre in New York on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

Joe Biden promises to end ‘forever wars’ as president as he attacks Donald Trump on foreign policy

  • In 43-minute speech, Democratic candidate promises to reassert American leadership on global stage
  • Remarks come amid trade war with China and escalating tensions with Iran
Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020

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US presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at CUNY’s Graduate Centre in New York on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden apologised for leaving the impression he was praising two segregationist lawmakers when he discussed civility in Congress. Photo: Bloomberg

Joe Biden apologises for touting work with segregationist senators as he courts black voters

  • Joe Biden makes partial apology and invokes his ties to Barack Obama, to defend himself in a fight that could sway black voters
  • Front runner Biden’s support has sagged in some opinion polls
Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020

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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden apologised for leaving the impression he was praising two segregationist lawmakers when he discussed civility in Congress. Photo: Bloomberg
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