Oba­ma and Clin­ton try to avoid tak­ing spot­light away from Biden at star-stud­ded fundrais­er

Obama and Clinton try to avoid taking spotlight away from Biden at star-studded fundraiser

NEW YORK CITY — For­mer Pres­i­dents Barack Oba­ma and Bill Clin­ton increased the wattage of the spot­light shone on Pres­i­dent Joe Biden Thurs­day dur­ing a high-dol­lar, high-stakes fundrais­er at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
But Biden’s pre­de­ces­sors appeared to remem­ber their respon­si­bil­i­ty as Democ­rats to the par­ty and under­scored the incumbent’s record, as opposed to their own, before what is expect­ed to be a close gen­er­al elec­tion against for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump this Novem­ber.
Oba­ma and Clin­ton deliv­ered an ardent defense of Biden’s response to the Israel–Hamas war as the cur­rent pres­i­dent insists the Unit­ed States needs to pro­vide more food and sup­plies to Pales­tini­ans in Gaza, but that the coun­try must not for­get Israel expe­ri­enced a mas­sacre.

Oba­ma described Biden as hav­ing “moral clar­i­ty” and a will­ing­ness to list …