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PoliticsDonald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'

22:40  11 june  2019
22:40  11 june  2019 Source:   desmoinesregister.com

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While visiting Iowa to discuss ethanol, President Donald Trump also made some comments about Joe Biden . Kelsey Kremer, kkremer@dmreg.com.

President Donald Trump Joe Biden is mentally weak , responding to a speech leaked before the 2020 Democratic candidate delivers it in Iowa. Trump predicted that Democrats in the crowded presidential field may overcome the former vice president. “I heard Biden was a loser…

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden did not mince words Tuesday as both planned trips to Iowa.

Trump said Biden was the "weakest mentally" in the Democratic presidential campaign as he prepared to board Air Force One.

"I like running against people who are weak mentally," the president said.

At Biden's first stop in Ottumwa, Biden said the president is an "existential threat to America."

"Folks, the fact of the matter is that four years of Donald Trump will be viewed as an aberration in American history,” Biden said. “Eight years ... eight years will fundamentally change who we are as a nation and how we are viewed around the world."

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On Thursday morning at 6:19 a.m. ET, the President of the United States tweeted this: "Crazy Joe Biden is trying to act like a tough guy. Actually, he is weak , both mentally and physically, and yet he threatens me, for the second time, with physical assault.

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will barnstorm Iowa, a key caucus state, this week. " Trump doesn ' t get the basics . He thinks his tariffs are being paid by China. Any beginning econ student at Iowa or Iowa State could tell you that the American people are paying his

The former vice president is planning to speak in Ottumwa, Mount Pleasant and Davenport in his second wave of visits to Iowa this election cycle as he campaigns for the Democratic nomination. In a recent Des Moines Register/CNN/Mediacom Iowa Poll, Biden topped the expansive field, with 24 percent listing him as their first choice.

Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'
Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'

Biden criticized Trump's view on the free press, trade and how he reflects "core values" of the U.S. Biden pointed to issues such as Trump's comments on white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, saying there were "very fine people" on both sides of the protests.

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President Trump reciprocated attacks against former Vice President Joe Biden , in a war of words that ’s been ongoing since “Crazy Joe Biden is trying to act like a tough guy. Actually, he is weak , both mentally and physically, and yet he threatens me, for the second time, with physical assault.

Biden can't stop talking about beating up Trump . The president says Biden "would go down fast and hard, crying all the way." Actually, he is weak , both mentally and physically, and yet he threatens me, for the second time, with physical assault. He doesn ’ t know me, but he would go down fast and

"He says, 'Let’s make America great again?' Let’s make America America again," Biden said, rousing cheers from the Ottumwa crowd.

The president spoke to reporters before his planned trip to Council Bluffs, where he will tour Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy in Council Bluffs and speak about agriculture.

Trump said Tuesday that Biden is "in trouble," and a "different guy" than he used to be.

"I mean, look — Joe’s never got more than 1%, except Obama took him off the trash heap," Trump said. "And now it looks like he’s failing, it looks like his friends from the left are going to overtake him soon."

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Crazy Joe Biden is trying to act like a tough guy. Actually, he is weak , both mentally and physically, and yet he threatens me, for the second time And Mr. Trump is facing revived sexual misconduct accusations after a New York state judge ruled that a defamation lawsuit from a woman who has said

President Donald Trump has responded to former Vice President Joe Biden 's latest taunt that he would "beat the hell" out of Trump if the two had "Crazy Joe Biden is trying to act like a tough guy. Actually, he is weak , both mentally and physically, and yet he threatens me, for the second time, with

The president is expected to discuss renewable fuel standards, the ongoing trade war with China and how farmers are faring with tariffs.

"The best thing that ever happened to the farmers was me," he said. On the $16 billion pledged to farmers to offset the impact of China's retaliatory tariffs, Trump said: "They earned it because they're patriots."

Trump also criticized Biden's views on China and the trade war during the interview.

"Joe Biden thought China is not a competitor of ours," Trump said. "Joe Biden is a dummy."

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Donald Trump: Joe Biden is 'weak mentally'; Biden: Trump doesn't get 'basics'© Provided by Gannett Co., Inc. The former vice president acknowledged his own high polling numbers, but said that didn't mean he thought Iowa was a sure thing. He promised to come back often.

"I see all these polls," Biden said. "They don’t mean a thing right now. It’s a marathon. Its a marathon, and it's just beginning. But at the end of the day, if you can't cross the line in Iowa, you don't win the marathon."

Trump also talked about the importance of Iowa, and said he is well liked by "everyone" in the state.

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"I won Iowa by a lot," Trump said. "Usually a Republican would not win it by that much ... Iowa I think is going to be something that we will win very easily."

In a February Iowa Poll, more Iowans said they disapproved of the job Trump was doing than said they approve of it.

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