Joe Biden eviscerated Donald Trump for his handling of the coronavirus crisis. In a speech on Tuesday, the former vice president pointed out that he would be reacting to the crisis very differently, and that the current president has given up, “It seems like our wartime president surrendered, waved the white flag, and left the battlefield.”
"It didn't have to be this way. Month after month, as other leaders in other countries took the necessary steps to get the virus under control, Donald Trump failed us." —@JoeBiden pic.twitter.com/NYEXV8MjZn
— CAP Action (@CAPAction) June 30, 2020
As for what he would do to fight the pandemic, Biden said his plans would include uniform, nationwide standards.
— CNN (@CNN) June 30, 2020
He also weighed in on the report that Donald Trump wasn’t briefed on a plan by Russia to pay Taliban forces to kill American soldiers in Afghanistan.
Joe Biden on reported Russian bounties: "The idea that somehow [Pres. Trump] didn't know or isn't being briefed—that is a dereliction of duty…and if he was briefed and nothing was done about this, that's a dereliction of duty." https://t.co/I3w8gg23zk pic.twitter.com/Sgh13hhQp4
— ABC News (@ABC) June 30, 2020
Biden also said he is reading and willing to take on Trump in three planned debates.
Question: "Have you begun to prepare to prepare for debates with President Trump?"
Joe Biden: "I can hardly wait." pic.twitter.com/CIjN76Amdg
— The Hill (@thehill) June 30, 2020
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