The President-elect’s appearance in Wilmington, Delaware, defined a precarious moment in US history as he prepares to confront the most extreme challenges of any new president in 90 years following his inauguration next Wednesday. Making his mission even harder, he will take the oath of office amid soaring fears of violence
by pro-Trump extremists, which will mean the National Mall will be empty
of its carnival crowds of thousands who traditionally witness the sacred transfer of presidential power.
“It’s not hard to see that we are in the middle of (a) once in several generations economic crisis, with the once in a generation public health crisis,” Biden said. “The crisis of deep human suffering is in plain sight. There is no time to waste. We have to act and we have to act now.”
Biden’s speech represented an attempt to wrest America’s attention away from the fulminations of outgoing President Donald Trump and the crazed drama of his self-obsessed final days
. It came as Biden and top…
— to www.cnn.com