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Biden, who campaigned on empathy, doesn’t visit scenes of national tragedies

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President Biden campaigned on empathy, however he has but to visit the communities which have skilled gut-wrenching tragedies on his watch. 

“Empathy matters. Compassion matters. We have to reach out to one another and heal this country — and that’s what I’ll do as president,” Biden promised in February 2020. His marketing campaign to “restore the soul of America” and to “heal this country” leaned closely on his personal story of loss – the loss of his spouse in a automobile accident and the loss of his eldest son, Beau Biden.

Biden claimed that former President Trump by no means mentioned “anything that approaches a sincere expression of empathy for the people who are hurting,” whereas Democrat after Democrat mentioned empathy whereas endorsing Biden.

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Yet Biden has not visited the households and communities grieving amid latest tragedies.

President Biden boards Air Force One at Brussels Airport in Brussels, Tuesday, June 15, 2021, to journey to Geneva. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The president did visit the household of Jacob Blake, the Black man shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in the summertime of 2020 earlier than Biden was president. Liberal media retailers unfold the false narrative that Blake was unarmed, and the Black Lives Matter motion seized on the taking pictures as proof of its political narrative.

Biden did additionally visit Atlanta after a shooter killed eight and wounded one at three spas in that metropolis in March. He condemned the “brutality against Asian Americans,” though the shooter said he was motivated by combating sexual habit, not by race. 

The president seems to not have visited the websites of many tragedies since.

On Nov. 21, Darrell Brooks allegedly plowed into Christmas parade-goers in Waukesha, Wisconsin, killing six and injuring 62. Yet final week, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki mentioned that whereas the White House has been “in touch” with officers there, the president has no plans to visit the scene of the tragedy.

“It’s not something that I have a trip to preview at this point in time,” Psaki mentioned, noting that “any president going to visit a community requires a lot of assets” and requires “taking their resources.”

Amy Mack lights candles at a memorial at Veteran's Park for the victims of Sunday's deadly Christmas parade crash in Waukesha, Wisconsin, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021.

Amy Mack lights candles at a memorial at Veteran’s Park for the victims of Sunday’s lethal Christmas parade crash in Waukesha, Wisconsin, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021.
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After the tragedy, Biden flew to North Carolina to have a good time a “Friendsgiving” with U.S. troops after which jetted to Nantucket, Massachusetts, for six days to have a good time Thanksgiving together with his prolonged household on the personal compound of a billionaire.

Just final weekend, Ethan Crumbley allegedly shot and killed 4 college students and injured seven others, together with a trainer, in a highschool in Oxford Township, Michigan. Biden has but to visit the scene of the tragedy, and the White House has not printed any plans for him to journey there.

Ten folks had been trampled to demise on the Astroworld live performance on Nov. 5 in Houston, Texas. While Biden visited Houston in February amid a devastating winter storm that ravaged the Lone Star State, he has not returned to Houston since.

In September, 29-year-old Uk Thang allegedly killed one individual and injured 13 others earlier than taking his personal life at a Kroger grocery retailer in Collierville, Tennessee. Biden has but to journey to the scene of the tragedy.

People attend a vigil downtown to honor those killed and wounded during the recent shooting at Oxford High School on Dec. 3, 2021, in Oxford, Michigan. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

People attend a vigil downtown to honor these killed and wounded throughout the latest taking pictures at Oxford High School on Dec. 3, 2021, in Oxford, Michigan. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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In March, 21-year-old Ahmad Ali Aliwi Al-Issa allegedly killed 10 folks, together with a police officer, at a taking pictures at a King Soopers in Boulder, Colorado. Biden flew to Colorado in September, however he didn’t visit Boulder. Instead, he touted his Build Back Better agenda at a renewable power laboratory in Arvada.

Recently, the Biden administration reached a deal to re-implement Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” coverage after Customs and Border Protection reported that legislation enforcement encountered greater than 1.7 million unlawful immigrants on the U.S.-Mexico border within the 2021 fiscal year, marking the best quantity for a fiscal year on document. The president has but to visit the border amid this disaster.

Mounted U.S. Border Patrol agents watch Haitian immigrants on the bank of the Rio Grande in Del Rio, Texas, on Sept. 20, 2021, as seen from Ciudad Acuna, Mexico. 

Mounted U.S. Border Patrol brokers watch Haitian immigrants on the financial institution of the Rio Grande in Del Rio, Texas, on Sept. 20, 2021, as seen from Ciudad Acuna, Mexico. 
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This week, Biden will visit Kansas City, Missouri, to have a good time the $1 trillion infrastructure invoice he signed final month.

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The White House didn’t reply to Fox News’ request for remark on Biden’s journey.

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