Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic has been “erratic” just like his presidency, his Democratic challenger Joe Biden has stated, terming the US President’s management as “chaotic and divisive” that has price Americans far an excessive amount of.
The former vp stated Trump was enjoying video games with folks’s lives and “the only senior Donald Trump seems to care about” is himself.
“His handling of this pandemic has been erratic just like his presidency. And it has prevented Florida seniors and people all across the country from getting the relief that they need,” Joe Biden stated at a marketing campaign occasion in Florida on Tuesday.
Florida is a battleground State which was gained by Trump within the 2016 elections.
According to Real Clear Politics, which tracks main opinion polls, Biden is main the state by 3.7 proportion factors. However, Trump has been attracting hundreds of folks to his election rallies in Florida, regardless of coronavirus social distancing measures in place.
Biden claimed that Trump just hasn’t been keen to do the work.
“I think it’s beyond that, I’m not sure he cares about delivering any real help. I think it’s both. People say he’s not willing to do the work. Well, I don’t think he cares much about it,” he stated.
“While you’re losing precious time with your loved ones, he’s been stuck in a sand trap in one of his golf courses. When he does decide to lift a finger, it isn’t to help you. It’s to propose new tax cuts for billionaires. That’s not hyperbole. 100 wealthiest billionaires in America are expected to get another $30 billion tax cut he’s proposing,” he stated.
“We know what happened the last time a tax cut was passed when he came into office. Pharmaceutical companies got billions of dollars in tax breaks. Then they turned around and raised prices for medicines that you rely on to stay healthy. And they’re still doing it even during the pandemic. Quite frankly, it’s unconscionable,” Biden stated.
But Trump does not likely care about decreasing the healthcare price as a result of he is beholden to medical health insurance firms and the drug firms, he stated.
“After all, he’s asking the United States Supreme Court as I speak, he’s asking right now to strike down the entire Affordable Care Act which would eliminate seniors’ ability – everyone – most of you are on Medicare – but it would eliminate your ability – and that act we passed,” Biden stated.
“I was able help put in place, was that you’d have preventative services, and annual checkups and mammograms for free under Medicare. If it gets struck down, that gets wiped out as well,” he stated, including that the rise in prescription drug costs for hundreds of thousands of seniors has put Medicare belief funds in danger.
Biden accused Trump of eager to terminate the tax that funds Social Security.
All Trump is aware of do is play video games with folks’s lives, he stated, including that the president turned his again on educators and college youngsters, and on employees whose jobs haven’t come again.
“He thinks he’s still on his game show,” Biden stated of Trump’s totally different positions on the following stimulus bundle and makes an attempt to present seniors a prescription drug low cost earlier than the election.
“Donald Trump’s chaotic and divisive leadership has cost us far too much,” he alleged.
Biden stated he prayed for Trump’s restoration when the president obtained COVID-19 however Trump has “doubled down on misinformation”.
“He was talking about you. He was talking about your family,” Biden stated of Trump’s remark that COVID “affects virtually nobody”.
“You’re expendable. You’re virtually nobody… That’s how he sees you,” he stated.
Biden stated the Trump marketing campaign “deliberately lied” by placing Anthony Fauci in an advert in a means that suggests Fauci was praising Trump.
“How many empty chairs are around the dining room table tonight because of his negligence?” Biden stated of Trump.
While the president throws tremendous spreader occasions on the White House, what number of of you have not been in a position to see your grandchildren? he requested.
The solely senior Trump cares about is senior Donald Trump, he stated.