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Democrats Nominate Biden for President, Vow to Revive Alliances

By Kyodo News 20 August 2020

WASHINGTON—The US Democratic Party on Tuesday officially nominated former Vice President Joe Biden for the November presidential election showdown against Donald Trump, vowing to restore US leadership on the global stage and revive relationships with long-standing allies.

“President Trump promised he would put ‘America First’—but Trump’s America stands alone. Under his leadership, America’s reputation and influence are in tatters,” the party said in a policy platform adopted the same day, adding, “Democrats will not only repair our alliances, but reinvent them to advance mutual priorities and deal with new challenges.”

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