Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHaiti prime minister warns inequality will cause migration to continue Pelosi: House must pass 3 major pieces of spending legislation this week Erdoğan says Turkey plans to buy another Russian defense system MORE took to Twitter to tout his “Joementum” after winning big in a handful of primaries earlier on Super Tuesday.
A video captioned “#Joementum” that was tweeted from his account on Tuesday shows Biden saying in a past interview, “I ain’t dead, and I’m not gonna die.”
Moments later, the frame freezes as sunglasses are edited into the clip and dropped onto the former vice president’s face as “Won’t Get Fooled Again” by the band The Who plays in the background.
At the time of his tweet, election results showed Biden leading Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersIn Washington, the road almost never taken Don't let partisan politics impede Texas' economic recovery The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Democrats argue price before policy amid scramble MORE (I-Vt.) by more than a hundred delegates in the primary race after claiming wins in Tennessee, Oklahoma, Alabama, North Carolina and Virginia.
So far tonight, Sanders has notched victories in his home state of Vermont as well as Colorado. However, the senator is also expected to do well in California and Texas, where a number of polls have shown him leading in recent weeks.
Biden’s success thus far comes after the former vice president earned endorsements from three of his former 2020 rivals — Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHillicon Valley — Presented by Xerox — Officials want action on cyberattacks Senate panel advances antitrust bill that eyes Google, Facebook This week: Democrats face mounting headaches MORE (D-Minn.), former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegDOJ sues to block JetBlue-American Airlines partnership On The Money — Presented by Wells Fargo — Pelosi plows full speed ahead on jam-packed agenda Blumenthal calls on Buttigieg to investigate American Airlines-JetBlue partnership MORE (D) and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) — the day before.
The move by the three former White House contenders came as a number of establishment Democrats have started to throw their support behind Biden as they work to stop Sanders, a self-declared democratic socialist, from becoming the party’s nominee.