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PoliticsBiden on how to take on Trump: 'He's the bully that I knew my whole life'

16:55  05 july  2019
16:55  05 july  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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“What he said he did and does is the textbook definition of sexual assault,” Biden said at the campaign stop. Biden , who served as vice president under President Barack Obama, has not said whether he wants to take on Trump in 2020, although some polls have penciled him in as a front-runner.

Biden on how to take on Trump: 'He's the bully that I knew my whole life'© Getty Joe Biden said he's looking forward to debating President Trump.

Former Vice President Joe Biden said in an interview that aired Friday on CNN that he was not afraid of facing President Trump in 2020, referring to Trump as the kind of "bully" he's been known to stand up to his entire life.

"He's the bully that I knew my whole life. He's the bully that I've always stood up to. He's the bully that used to make fun when I was a kid that I stutter, and I'd smack him in the mouth," Biden told CNN's Chris Cuomo on Thursday.

The 2020 Democratic frontrunner went on to suggest that he was looking forward to facing off with the president in a debate.

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Donald Trump claims he will shut down illegal immigration — thereby protecting those low-skilled American workers whose wages and jobs are imperiled by the influx. And the pattern is clear: Donald Trump bullied his way through life . He blew it, as we all knew he would, because he ’ s Joe Biden .

"I'm looking forward to this man. You walk behind me in the debate. Come here, man," he said, appearing to refer to Trump walking up closely behind 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during the presidential debates.

Biden's comments on facing off with Trump are in line with his campaign's strategy so far of focusing on the goal of advancing to the general election in 2020, instead of getting into the fray in the crowded Democratic primary.

Trump himself has noted of the strategy, and has launched a series of attacks on Biden, referring to him repeatedly as "Sleepy Joe."

Recent head-to-head polling shows Biden besting Trump in hypothetical general election matchups.

However, the former vice president has been the subject of attacks from his primary opponents, most recently from Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), who hit Biden on his record on federally mandated busing during last month's debates.

"I get all this information about other people's past and what they've done and not done. And, you know, I am just not going to go there," Biden told Cuomo. "If we keep doing that, that's, I mean, we should be debating what we do from here."

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