The US President disparaged Biden Tuesday in an interview that’s due to air as part of an hour-long program on
‘He has recalibrated on everything… Everything he’s said he’s taken back two weeks later because he’s getting slammed by the left. And he stuck with this stuff. He’s really stuck with this.’
On Friday Biden said he no longer supported the Hyde Amendment which stops federal funds going to towards abortions in pregnancies that are not a threat to the woman’s life, rape or incest.
The day before he said he stood by his supporting view, which was received with disapproval from some opponents in the race for candidacy.
Donald Trump criticized Joe Biden for his policy flips, in an interview just days after the former vice president changed his mind on abortion funding
The Hyde Amendment means that low-income households on Medicaid would have to seek financial help independently in order to have an abortion if their case didn’t fit one of the requirements.
Beto O’Rourke on Thursday, blasted Biden as a return to the past.
Trump’s comments to ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos were made after he mocked Biden for thinking he’s a ‘tough man’.
It was the same day Biden labeled the American leader an ‘existential threat to America’ and ‘a genuine threat to our core values’.
In a clip previously released by ABC News, Trump denied that he was trailing Biden in key battlegrounds.
They include Pennsylvania, where Biden launched his campaign, Wisconsin, a state Trump pried from Democrats, and Florida, a state Trump carried in 2016.
Biden led 55 to 39 in Pennsylvania, 51-41 in Wisconsin, with a 7-point lead in Florida. Trump’s lead was just two points in red state Texas.
Trump told Stephanopoulos this week that polls showing Biden ahead ‘don’t exist’.
He told George Stephanopoulos in an interview airing Sunday, it’s ‘because he’s getting slammed by the left’
‘Everything he’s said he’s taken back two weeks later, ‘ Trump said Tuesday to ABC News
‘Nobody showed you those polls because those polls don’t exist, George. Those polls don’t exist. I’m losing in 15 out of 17 states? Those polls don’t exist,’ Trump said.
The Trump camp said more current polling tested the issues Democrats are running on, and Trump performs better.
‘The President is correct that we have no current polls against defined Democrats – at all – that show him losing in any of the states we have tested. For example, the President leads in Florida by 8 points,’ he said.
Trump denied a New York Times report that he instructed aides to lie about the results, although Press secretary Sarah Sanders did not refute the claim in her initial comments when asked about it.
A senior official with the Trump campaign told DailyMail.com that aides were not asked to lie about the survey, however.
After reviewing a new poll poll of 17 battlegrounds, Trump instructed his aides to deny him running behind his rival Biden in key states he needs to stitch together a 2020 win, the New York Times reported.
Trump’s comments were made after he mocked Biden for thinking he’s a ‘tough man’
Democratic competitor Beto O’Rourke on Thursday, blasted Biden as a return to the past
The poll was in the field March 15 through March 28 – a span that included the March 24 summary of the Mueller report by Attorney General Bill Barr. Such an event has a potential to roil poll data – although Democrats fumed that Barr’s letter put a positive spin on Mueller’s findings.
Both Trump and Biden were in Iowa this week where the president trashed the former VP to Fox and Friends.
‘The Democrats have become a radical left party and he probably figures he can’t win. But I’m not sure he’s even thinking about it, I think he’s having other people doing his thinking because he’s having a hard time thinking lately,’ Trump – who turned 73 on Friday – said after claiming he was concerned about 76-year-old Biden’s ‘mental capacity’.
POTUS added: ‘He doesn’t have, never did have what it takes,’ said Trump, who pointed to Biden’s showing in the 2008 Iowa Caucuses before getting elevated as Barack Obama’s running mate.
‘He never got more than 1 per cent, then Obama came along and surprisingly he took him off I say the trash heap and and ran, but everybody knows Joe is – doesn’t have it.’
Twenty Democratic 2020 presidential candidates have been invited to two nights of presidential primary debates set for June 26 and 27, 2019 in Miami Florida
The Democratic Party on Friday announced its line-ups for the debut debate of the 2020 presidential cycle — a crowded, two-night affair that will see frontrunners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders square off in a highly anticipated match-up.
Twenty Democrats will take the stage in prime time on June 26 and 27 in Miami — in two groups of 10 — as they battle to become the nominee who will challenge President Donald Trump for the White House next year.
Former US vice president Biden, the unequivocal frontrunner, and liberal senator Sanders, who is polling in second, will be among 10 candidates sharing the stage on the second night.
They will be joined by South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who has surged from obscurity into fourth place in early polling, and fifth place Senator Kamala Harris, who launched her campaign to strong buzz but has struggled to maintain momentum.
That leaves liberal Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is polling in third place and whose star has risen recently, as the clear headliner on the first night.
Her primary on-stage rivals will be ex-congressman Beto O’Rourke and Senator Cory Booker.
With the opening debate now set, the political stakes of the primary race were becoming clearer.