Oba­ma and Clin­ton look to boost Biden with­out over­shad­ow­ing him

Obama and Clinton look to boost Biden without overshadowing him

Pres­i­dent Joe Biden is hop­ing the star pow­er of his Demo­c­ra­t­ic pre­de­ces­sors, for­mer Pres­i­dents Barack Oba­ma and Bill Clin­ton, will shine a light on his cam­paign against anoth­er for­mer pres­i­dent, Don­ald Trump, dur­ing a high-pro­file New York City fundrais­er.
But although his last State of the Union before November’s gen­er­al elec­tion addressed con­cerns about his age, his cam­paign is under pres­sure to make sure Biden is not over­shad­owed, par­tic­u­lar­ly by his younger, more pop­u­lar for­mer boss.
The Biden cam­paign dis­miss­es the idea that the pres­i­dent has an enthu­si­asm prob­lem, cit­ing expec­ta­tions Thurs­day night’s fundrais­er could raise more than $25 mil­lion, with 5,000-plus atten­dees antic­i­pat­ed to be at Radio City Hall.
“Democ­rats are uni­fied and ener­gized behind Pres­i­dent Biden’s reelec­tion cam­paign, and that will be on full dis­play this Thurs­day in New York City,” Biden cam­paign spokesman Kevin Munoz told the Wash­ing­ton Exam­in­er. “Don­ald Trump has no juice head­ing into the gen­er­al: Huge chunks of Repub­li­can pri­ma­ry vot­ers have made clear they have no inter­est in vot­ing for him this Novem­ber, Repub­li­can lead­ers like …