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Between Trump’s Lies and Biden’s Health: The Choices Facing Americans

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By Oludare Mayowa

As the November election approaches, the United States finds itself at a pivotal moment, with President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump once again vying for the presidency.

While Biden secured a decisive victory in the previous election, the current landscape presents a different set of challenges and expectations.

Over the past three and a half years, President Biden has faced increasing scrutiny over his handling of the economy, rising living costs, employment rates, and international policies, particularly concerning Israel and Russia.

Additionally, Biden’s advocacy for same-sex marriage and LGBT rights has sparked controversy domestically and internationally.

Biden’s health has also become a focal point of debate. At 81, concerns about his ability to serve another term due to his age and health have been exacerbated by his performance in the last presidential debate against Trump.

Some members of the Democratic Party have called for Biden to step down in favor of a replacement to strengthen the party’s chances against Trump.

The media, once supportive of Biden, has shifted its stance, particularly after the debate, amplifying calls for him to withdraw from the race.

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If Biden were to step down, the potential replacements, including Vice President Kamala Harris, would face the challenge of defeating Trump and retaining the presidency for the Democrats.

Trump remains a formidable force in the election, leveraging his appeal to anti-immigrant voters and the wealthy.

Despite facing trials for his role in the January 6th Capitol riot and other controversies, Trump has maintained significant support. His tenure was marked by chaos, frequent dismissals of officials, and morally questionable actions, including the hush money scandal involving Stormy Daniels.

As the election looms, Americans are confronted with a stark choice: re-elect Biden, who faces doubts about his health and capacity to govern, or return to Trump, whose presidency was characterized by divisiveness and scandal.

Biden’s supporters argue that with the right team, he can continue to lead effectively, pointing to historical precedents of presidents overcoming health challenges.

Trump, on the other hand, has moderated some of his hardline positions on issues like abortion and immigration in an effort to broaden his appeal. Recent Supreme Court rulings granting presidential immunity for actions taken while in office have bolstered Trump’s position, potentially insulating him from legal consequences.

The upcoming election presents a dilemma for American voters: should they prioritize Biden’s experience and team despite health concerns, or choose Trump, with his controversial track record and divisive rhetoric?

The outcome will shape the future of the nation, reflecting the complex and often contentious nature of American democracy.

(Contact; omayowa@globalfinancialdigest.com; Newsroom: +234 8033 964 138)

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