Biden will celebrate the end of Ramadan surreptitiously

Biden will celebrate the end of Ramadan surreptitiously

Joe Biden, who is running for a second term, has already been punished at the polls during the primary in Michigan, where there is a large Muslim community, in February.
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Joe Biden, who is widely criticized by the Muslim community in the United States for his support of the Israeli attack on Gaza, will not hold a public reception for Ramadan this year, unlike what he did in 2022 and 2023, a spokesman said. During the day, the US President will have a… “business meeting” with “Leaders of the Muslim community”Who insisted on the meeting “private”Karen Jean-Pierre noted during a press conference.

After this meeting, the 81-year-old Democrat will participate in a… “small” She said that she held an iftar party with the Muslim members of her administration. “This is at the request of members of the (Islamic) community, and this is what they wanted and we understand that.”The spokesman said.

Biden has already been punished

In 2022 as in 2023, Joe Biden received several hundred guests at the White House to celebrate Eid, the holiday that concludes the holy month of Islam, and each time he gave a speech. This year, the atmosphere is completely different within the American Muslim community, which is not angry with the US President’s policies in the Middle East.

Many Muslims and Arab Americans accuse Joe Biden of contributing to the suffering of Palestinians in Gaza by continuing to provide almost unconditional support for Israel. Everywhere he travels, protesters gather carrying signs calling for him “Genocide”.

Joe Biden, who is running for a second term, has already been punished at the polls during the primary in Michigan, where there is a large Muslim community, in February. Tens of thousands of voters in this state located in the Great Lakes region, which will certainly be decisive in the presidential elections in November, voted no votes in protest.

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