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Campaign in protest zone; Trump and Biden, in Kenosha


The presidential candidates of the United States, Joe Biden and Donald Trump, focused their campaigns in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Today, the Democratic candidate will travel to the northern city of the United States.

It’s about making sure we keep moving forward, ”Biden told reporters in Wilmington.

We have to heal, bring people together. So my purpose in going will be to do just that. Being a positive influence in the midst of what is happening ”, he explained.

While Trump attended on Tuesday, there he compared the demonstrations to local terrorism.

During his visit, the president compared the damage caused during the riots and thanked the agents for their work.

Kenosha is currently the site of mobilizations against police brutality and structural racism in the United States.

This, after on August 23, a police officer shot African American Jacob Blake seven times in the back, who remains hospitalized.

Blake, 29, is hospitalized with a paralyzed lower body.

Tensions rose on August 25, when two people were killed and one more was injured.

Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old white Trump and militia sympathizer, was arrested and charged with murder.

Contrary to the Republican president, Biden will meet with the victim’s family.

Wisconsin is expected to play a crucial role in the November 3 presidential election.

In 2016, Trump won by surprise in that state.

-With information from AFP