Joe Biden: Why Trump's guilty verdict is a gift for him

For a long time, Joe Biden remained silent about his opponent's legal problems. That is now over. But the US president's new strategy reveals an old dilemma.

Joe Biden speaks plainly. At a charity gala in Connecticut earlier this week, where he was soliciting donations, the US president was more clear than ever: “For the first time in American history, a former president who is a convicted felon is running for the office of president.” As worrying as this is, “even worse” is the “general attack that Donald Trump is making on the American legal system.” The election campaign has now reached “uncharted territory.”