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PoliticsWhite House: 'Laughable' that Biden would call Trump an 'existential threat'

18:41  11 june  2019
18:41  11 june  2019 Source:   thehill.com

Biden: Trump is an "existential threat" to the U.S.

Biden: Trump is an Democrats' presidential front-runner and former vice president will blast the president while both are in Iowa on Tuesday.

White House . Trump appeared to be following Biden ’s early days on the campaign trail closely. At one point, he mocked the former vice president for last week mistakenly referring to Margaret Thatcher instead of Biden quickly corrected himself, calling it a “Freudian slip.” “Is that a good front runner?

“Joe Biden has called climate change an ‘ existential threat ,’ and as Vice President was instrumental in Sanders and Inslee on Friday criticized the measured approach that Biden may take. Trump ’s successful bid for the White House in 2016 hinged in part on his promise to create blue-collar jobs in

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The White House on Tuesday brushed off former Vice President Joe Biden's plan to call President Trump an "existential threat to America" as "truly laughable," previewing how the two men might go after one another during a trip to Iowa.

The 2020 Democratic presidential front-runner plans to deliver a speech to supporters accusing Trump of threatening "our core values," democratic norms and America's standing in the world, according to prepared remarks shared with The Hill.

Biden to slam Trump as 'existential threat' during dueling Iowa stops

Biden to slam Trump as 'existential threat' during dueling Iowa stops Both President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will go head to head as they each make stops in Iowa.

An author described former White House strategist Steve Bannon as "upset" about "the power of this rising women's movement." Green notes that Bannon sees the movement as " an existential threat " not just to President Trump , but I remember him calling me up one Sunday morning — this would

Trump ’s mockery of Biden belies a belief that the former vice president is a true political threat , according to a Republican strategist close to the A former White House aide downplayed that notion, saying that while Trump was once almost single-mindedly focused on Biden , his thinking about the

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters she is not sure Trump will go after Biden during his appearance in the Hawkeye State, but offered a taste of what the president might say.

"The idea that he would say that the president poses any type of threat is truly laughable, considering he was part of the administration that allowed Russia to interfere in our election," she said.

Sanders accused the Obama administration of doing little to check China's expansion and failing to contain Iran and North Korea's nuclear programs, saying Biden has "a lot of explaining to do."

Trump has repeatedly railed against Biden, a sign he views him as a potential threat in the 2020 race even as he and his aides have publicly downplayed the former vice president's clout.

The two politicians will be in the key battleground state together for the first time in the election cycle.

Biden plans to use his Iowa speech to criticize Trump's tariff threats toward Mexico and China and failing to address climate change.

Trump is delivering remarks at an ethanol facility and speaking to an Iowa Republican Party dinner.

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