(Reuters) – former vice President Joe Biden, the front-Runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, said on Sunday party may be forced to organize a “virtual” convention nominated in August due to concerns about the epidemic.
Photo FILE: United States presidential candidate and former vice President Joe Biden spoke of the reaction to the Covid-19 that caused the epidemic at an event in Wilmington, Delaware, United States, Mar. 12, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/image file
Democrats have postponed their conventions from July to August last week, citing the worries on the outbreak has reminded a majority of U.S. states to order their inhabitants at home to contain the spread of the disease.
“We might have to do a virtual conference,” Biden said on ABC “This Week” program. “I think we should think about that right
Nwo… We may not be able to take 10, 20, 30,000 people in one place. ”
Biden and rival Senator Bernie Sanders have been forced out of the campaign trail, and more than a dozen states have delayed their primary elections. However, Wisconsin plans to hold the vote in person on Tuesday despite calls for a delay.
After a series of victories in March, Biden opened a lead on the number of delegates needed to ensure partynomination of Republican president Donald Trump in the 11th month general election.
Although Biden does not hold in the event people campaign, he says he has to follow the new federation…