Trump embraces political prisoner status as Biden walks ‘thin line’ with convicted felon

Democrats and Republicans are respectively casting former President Donald Trump as a convicted felon and a political prisoner after his felony conviction in New York City.

The guilty verdict Thursday led to huge fundraising days for both parties, and though President Joe Biden briefly addressed the case Friday, campaign allies say they don’t expect the president himself to “dance on Trump’s grave” just yet.

Multiple veteran Democratic operatives told the Washington Examiner that while the Biden campaign has and will continue to highlight Trump as a convicted felon, they believed Biden himself would seek to avoid fanning the flames among Republicans, at least in the immediate future.

“President Biden was already locked in a tight race, and this doesn’t make things any easier. On the one hand, Trump is a danger to our democracy, and the president’s
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