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Joe Biden

Official portrait of Vice President Joe Biden (link)

Joseph Robinette “Joe” Biden, Jr., is a Democratic politician and the President-elect of the United States following the 2020 Presidential election. He previously served as the 47th Vice President of the United States in the Obama administration.

2020 Presidential Election

During the 2020 election cycle, Priorities USA, along with Biden-supporting PAC Unite the Country, received a combined $27.9 million from the financial sector. [1] Out of the $150 million Biden has received from the financial sector since 1988, roughly $60 million was put towards his campaign to defeat President Donald Trump in November 2020. [2]

According to a Politico report from August 2020, Biden had received roughly $907 million from employees within six of the largest banks in the United States. These include JP Morgan, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Chase Bank of America, and Citigroup. [3] In addition, Biden’s campaign had received over $6.8 million in direct donations to his presidential campaign from the financial sector during the 2020 election cycle. The financial sector had also sent an extra $13 million to the Biden Victory Fund and the Democratic National Committee. [4]

References

  1. Anderson, Colin. “Biden and Harris Have Received $155 Million From Financial Sector.” The Washington Free Beacon. August 17, 2020. https://freebeacon.com/2020-election/biden-and-harris-have-received-155-million-from-financial-sector/ ^
  2. Anderson, Colin. “Biden and Harris Have Received $155 Million From Financial Sector.” The Washington Free Beacon. August 17, 2020. https://freebeacon.com/2020-election/biden-and-harris-have-received-155-million-from-financial-sector/ ^
  3. Anderson, Colin. “Biden and Harris Have Received $155 Million From Financial Sector.” The Washington Free Beacon. August 17, 2020. https://freebeacon.com/2020-election/biden-and-harris-have-received-155-million-from-financial-sector/ ^
  4. Anderson, Colin. “Biden and Harris Have Received $155 Million From Financial Sector.” The Washington Free Beacon. August 17, 2020. https://freebeacon.com/2020-election/biden-and-harris-have-received-155-million-from-financial-sector/ ^
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