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The good and bad of a Biden presidency

US Democratic president nominee Joe Biden speaking at a campaign rally in Flint, Michigan, on Oct 31, 2020. PHOTO: AFP/GETTY IMAGES
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SINGAPORE - The United States presidential election is just around the corner and if the polls are right, former vice-president Joe Biden is set to take control of the White House for the next four years. Our policy team sees a 55 per cent chance that Democrats complete a full sweep of both branches of Congress and the presidency, versus just a 28 per cent chance of Republicans holding on to the Senate and White House.

President Biden would look very different from President Trump. Besides their social media habits, the two share very little in common in terms of their policy stances and world views.

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