Biden takes aim at Trump’s defense of his Charlottesville comments

in the vicinityVideoJoe Biden campaigns in Iowa, hammering President Trump

The former Vice-President, Joe Biden, says America can’t afford four more years of the trump-administration; Mike Tobin reports from Cedar Rapids.

The former Vice-President Joe Biden charged Tuesday that President Trump was also aware of the true nature of what was considered a white nationalist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Va., in the year 2017, when he is clearly not enough comments to violent clashes that left one person dead.

Speaking last Friday at the White house, the President argues that he has referred to supporters of the Confederacy, General Robert E. Lee, as he said, almost two years earlier, that “the people were very fine people on both sides.”

“I was talking about the people who went, because you explained me very strongly of the monument to Robert E. Lee, a great general,” the trump card.



“I’ve answered this question, and if you look at what I said, you will see that the question was answered perfectly,” he added.

But campaigning in Iowa, Biden, on Tuesday afternoon, the President will buy the explanation and once again took aim at trump on the comments.

“Give me a break. Enough is enough, man. It is a nonsense. The rally was very advertised, advertised, as a white supremacist rally. Anti-Semitic chants were clear. Hate was on the March and he knew it,” Biden emphasized.


Biden illuminated the Charlottesville episode as the opening salvo in his campaign to try and get the Republican President out of the White house displace. In a video last Thursday, the start of his White house bid, the former Vice-President claimed that “with these words, which are assigned to the President of the United States, a moral equivalence between those who spread hatred, and those with the courage to stand against you.”


“And in that moment, I knew that the threat to this nation was different than any I had seen in my life. I wrote at the time, the battle for the soul of this nation. Well, this is even more true today,” he added.

Biden illuminated Charlottesville on Monday in Pittsburgh, when he hit the election campaign for the first time as a 2020 presidential candidate.

A day later, speaks to a crowd in Cedar Rapids, Biden again cautioned against the dangers of the re-election trump card.

“All of you know, in your gut, that the elections for the President is different,” Biden said. “Limited to four years, this government will go down as an absurd moment in time. But, in the eight years of this government and the White house, and we will forever and fundamentally change the character of the country.”

While Biden on the stage in Iowa, his campaign sent an E-Mail fundraising, the supporters nationwide, the candidates charged that “we have seen this administration praising neo-Nazis and white advocates tear apart the dominance of one group and families on the border.”

In the focus of its spotlight on Trump rather than his rivals for the nomination, it is clear that the democratic front-runner wants a General election-style campaign during the primaries.


Biden, making his first stop in the state, the caucus and primary nominating calendar, vowed to campaign often in Iowa.

“The good news and the bad news – you have a whole heckuva’ll see much of me. I promise you, no one will work harder, in Iowa, Joe Biden, to support and win their trust,” he said.

To fight In his speech, as his comments a day earlier at union hall in Pittsburgh, Biden swore, for medium-sized businesses and aimed to trump tax cuts – the President’s signature domestic achievement.

“We have to deal with that God awful tax cut,” Biden emphasized, as he also called for the end of the loopholes in the tax cuts that he said will benefit the ultra-wealthy and incentives for companies to ship jobs abroad.

“If Trump you, I guarantee you will win in 2020, I guarantee that Medicare and Medicaid and Social Security, you go to the chopping block,” he said. “We can’t let that happen. You have these rights.”

He also made a pitch to supporters of his nearest rival for the nomination – independent sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont by calling for a $15-per-hour minimum wage and let people have their health insurance through a public Medicare option.


Biden, who described himself as an Obama-Biden Democrat, praised his former boss in the White house.

“Barack Obama is an extraordinary man. Your scale for a man or woman the value of courage, based on is and how to respond to an overwhelming crisis. I saw this guy. Everything but locusts landed on his Desk. Not a joke. And his integrity, his dignity and decency, his. He was a President, our children could look like,” Biden said.

Iowa is the first early voting state that Biden has visited since the Start of his campaign in the last week. In the year 2008 – in the second of his three White house bids – the former senator from Delaware, dropped out of the race, after he less than one percent of the votes in the Iowa Caucasus.

The Republican National Committee mentioned that the result, as it criticized Biden and illuminated, Iowa, the unemployment rate decreased by 1.9 percent, while the trump presidency.

“Joe Biden before may think his candidacy is a big deal, but he comes to Iowa looking to do what he have to do, in support of his candidacy for the President,” RNC spokesman Preya Samsundar said. “While Biden his support in his party to support, the most vocal, will make it clear that you are not interested, go back to the days of skyrocketing health care premiums and deductibles, higher taxes and high unemployment.”

Earlier Tuesday, Biden said that the Democrats in Congress should not push to accuse the President. But he has no charge from the table.

“There are elements of the report in the second phase of the report — about seven or eight things, which remain undone. [Special Counsel Robert Müller] was not in his area of responsibility, he thought. The Congress is the attempt to take the said to himself,” Biden in an interview on ABC News’ ‘Good Morning America.’

“What to do in the Congress, and you have to do, is to investigate. And if, in fact — in fact, if they block the investigation, you have no alternative but to go to the only other constitutional resort, you have the prosecution,” he added.

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