The four-day US National Congress officially opened in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at 21:00 a.m. local time on August 17 (9:00 a.m. Beijing time) on August 17.
was affected by novel coronavirus pneumonia, and the main event of the conference was first held online. On the first night of August 17, senior senator Bernie Sanders, who previously competed with Biden for presidential candidacy, delivered a keynote speech. Sanders called defeating president trump a priority at the moment and called on voters who supported him in the primary to support Biden. He pointed out that he and Biden have different opinions on health care, but he still said Biden deserves support. “We have to work together to build a more equitable, compassionate and inclusive country,” Sanders said “I know Joe Biden is going to start the fight from day one as president.” “A lot of the ideas we fought for a few years ago were considered radical, and now they are mainstream,” he said “But let’s be clear. If Donald Trump is re elected, all the progress we have made will be in danger. ” In his appeal to voters, he said: “my supporters, all those who supported other candidates in the primary, and those who voted for trump in the last election, our democratic future is threatened. The future of our economy is in danger. The future of our planet is at stake. ”