President Joe Biden will visit North Carolina on Thursday, exactly one week after Vice President Kamala Harris visited the Tar Heel State. The twin visits likely signal that Democrats think the state is in play this year, hoping to flip it the same way they did neighboring Georgia four years ago.
“On Thursday, the president will talk about how we continue to build on [his agenda] and delivering for families, workers, and businesses across North Carolina,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said.
“Under the Biden administration, companies have announced $31 billion in private-sector clean energy and manufacturing investments in North Carolina alone,” she added during remarks Tuesday.
Based on 2020 results, Team Biden may like its chances of turning another Southern state blue. Former President Donald Trump won North Carolina by just 1.34% in 2020,