Joe Biden this name is probably one of the most talked about names of the world at this time. This man near the age of 78 is someone who is stepping up to be the new leader of the United States. And is going to play a vital role in the global economy and politics for the next four years.
What is the path of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden?
Joseph Robinette Biden Jr., also known as “Joe Biden” was born on November 20, 1942, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. A state in the eastern part of the United States.
Biden was the oldest son in the family. So he has two younger brothers and a younger sister.
At the age of 10, Biden’s family moved from Pennsylvania. To the state of Delaware. He grew up in Delaware. And studied at the bachelor’s degree in the Faculty of Liberal Arts In history and political science from the University of Delaware in 1965.
In 1966, at the age of 24, Joe Biden married Neilia Hunter before having three children.
Biden decided to take another bachelor’s degree in law. And graduated from Syracuse University College of Law in New York State in 1968.
It is interesting that Joe Biden began his career in politics. With persuasion from members of the “Republican” party.
Upon graduation, Joe Biden joined the Wilmington Law Firm. Which is a law firm owned by Republicans.
Joe Biden has an eye on his legal ability. Until Republican politicians persuade him to work in politics.
But for personal reasons He hated the policies of the then Republican leader Richard Nixon. So he decided to work in politics under the “independent party”, that is, not affiliated with any party.
Later in 1969, Joe Biden joined a law firm led by Democrats. He made the results again. And decided to apply to be a Democrat.
This time he was elected a member of the Newcastle County Council in Delaware. After joining the Democrats for less than a year.
After four years of political experience, Joe Biden’s significant turning point came.
In late 1972, at the age of 29, approaching 30, Joe Biden was elected Senator from Delaware. Which makes him one of the youngest senators in the United States. But his victory and delightful success at that time It was followed by a family tragedy that he had never made before.
During December that same year Just less than a month after the victory was elected Delaware senator.
Joe Biden’s wife and children were involved in a fatal car crash.
The incident killed his youngest wife and daughter at the scene. And while delivered to the hospital that day.
While the two sons He was seriously injured and had to stay in hospital for a long time. This prompted Joe Biden to make a vow to run as senator. On the bedside of the children in the hospital and traveling back and forth between the White House in Washington, D.C. and the Wilmington, Delaware hospital, nearly 190 kilometers apart, to work and return. Meet the children face.
In 1975, Joe Biden met an English teacher. And agreed to get married two years later.
His second wife was named Jill Biden, and it was this girl. Who are stepping up to be the new “No. 1” of the United States.
From the very beginning Joe Biden’s 1973 Delaware Senatorial did you know that He was elected Senator from the state for six consecutive terms, between 1973-2009, which was 36 years in total.
By his outstanding duties While holding this position for example
As president and member In the Senate Judiciary Committee
Which plays a role in overseeing the work of the Department of Justice in the United States And inspect and review the laws pending approval.
As president and member In the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Joe Biden is one of the key players. On a trip to visit And build relationships with other countries.
Biden also served as co-chair. (co-chairman) of the NATO organization, which oversees the peace in matters of war and terrorism. Especially in Europe and the Middle East.
With his long political experience from 1973 to 2009, Joe Biden’s work and reputation have won the hearts of former President Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States. From Democrats.
Joe Biden was elected by Obama as “Vice President” during both his 2009-2017 Obama tenure as President of the United States.
After eight years as Vice President at the White House, Joe Biden returns to Delaware. Ready to establish several foundations for the needy and suffering in the United States.
Like a cancer fighting fund Because in 2015, his eldest son, 46-year-old Beau Biden, died of brain cancer.
In April 2019, Joe Biden chose to challenge himself once more. By announcing a candidate for the 46th president of the United States.
And everything has traveled until today. He is on the verge of becoming the 46th President of the United States at the age of 78 as a Democrat. After the unofficial election results were released (Projected Winner)
Joe Biden has more than 270 Electoral College electoral votes, defeating Republican Donald Trump.
Causing Joe Biden to set a new record Is the president of the United States The oldest at the time of being elected (The original record holder is Donald Trump, who was 70 at the time of his inauguration)
And after will have to keep track of how Joe Biden will make a change in the world economy and politics in the direction As the United States Still the number one superpower in terms of the size of the economy in the world.
Where we can see the direction of policy implementation This is no less different from the past four years, because Joe Biden has introduced various policies. During the campaign Somewhat opposed to Donald Trump, Joe Biden’s interesting policies are
Driving US infrastructure The project budget will be more than USD 700 billion covering infrastructure, 5G communications, electric cars and artificial intelligence (AI).
Increase corporate tax from 21% to 28% increase personal income tax. The highest rate is 39.6% from 37% and is prepared to collect Capital Gain tax at the same rate as personal income tax. Only those earning more than US $ 1 million per year.
It will see Joe Biden opposed to Donald Trump on the tariffs. Joe Biden said that the US should collect more taxes. To bring the tax money to spread the development of the country to cover more Americans. Especially in the area of public health Infrastructure And public services.
Donald Trump had a different view of taxation at low rates. To promote growth and fully compete in the business sector To create growth, employment and competitiveness for the country.
Joe Biden also has a focus on renewable energy. It will also lead the United States. Return to the Paris Agreement And pushed for the United States It is a country that ceases carbon dioxide emissions by 2050.
It is in contrast to Donald Trump’s policy to continue to capitalize on oil and coal.
Other interesting policies include the shift from tariffs on imported goods from China. Become an alliance with other countries To pressure China instead And policies to increase the minimum wage for workers in the United States Double.
Joe Biden’s challenges still remain. Both about the epidemic crisis That affect both public health And the domestic economy.
And the challenges in economic and global trade that China is now bringing the United States closer. Both economy and technology
It is interesting that.
The role of the United States on the world stage How will it be from now on Under the leadership of the new president The 46th President of the United States, “Joe Biden” ..