Prominent campaign help: Kennedy clan stands behind Biden

Prominent campaign help
Kennedy clan stands behind Biden

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A controversial Kennedy nephew shakes up the US election campaign as a non-party. However, he cannot hope for support from his own family; his own sister also prefers to campaign for another candidate.

The family of former US President John F. Kennedy is supporting Democrat Joe Biden in the US election campaign. “We want to make it clear and clear that the best path for America is to re-elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for four more years,” said Kerry Kennedy, niece of the Democratic former president, at a Biden campaign event in Philadelphia, US Pennsylvania. Biden is a “fighter for all the rights and freedoms that my father and my uncles stood for,” said Kerry Kennedy.

Public support cannot be taken for granted: Kerry Kennedy’s brother, Robert F. Kennedy, is also running for president as an independent candidate. Because of the spread of conspiracy myths and contact with right-wing extremist politicians, some members of the Kennedy clan, legendary in the USA, had already distanced themselves from Robert F. Kennedy.

As a non-party, he has no chance in the race for the White House; optimistic polls put him at around ten percent. However, independent candidates can challenge the Democratic and Republican candidates for crucial votes in the often close election results in the USA. That could also be the case in the upcoming vote in November. According to experts, Kennedy’s candidacy could be more damaging to Biden than to Republican Donald Trump.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. reacted demonstratively calmly to his relatives’ support for Biden. “I’m glad they’re politically active – it’s a family tradition,” he wrote on X. He added: “We are divided in our opinions but united in our love for each other.”

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