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Politics Biden's sister: 'Unhinged' Trump thinks 'we're the guy to beat'

20:50  08 october  2019
20:50  08 october  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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Former Vice President Joe Biden ’ s sister Valerie Biden Owens said " unhinged " recent attacks on her brother by President Trump indicate he believes " we ’ re the guy to beat " in 2020.

Valerie Biden Owens, Biden ’ s sister and one of his political advisers, called Trump “ unhinged ” during a meet-and-greet with Biden Owens said that she does not “want to be in this scrum,” but that one part that is “hopeful to me, or makes me feel good, is that Trump thinks that we ’ re the guy to beat .”

Former Vice President Joe Biden's sister Valerie Biden Owens says "unhinged" recent attacks on her brother by President Trump indicate he believes "we're the guy to beat" in 2020.

Valerie Biden Owens leaves the home of former Vice President Joe Biden in Wilmington, Del., on April 25, 2019.© Suchat Pederson Valerie Biden Owens leaves the home of former Vice President Joe Biden in Wilmington, Del., on April 25, 2019.

Biden Owens, who managed her brother's Senate campaigns and first two presidential runs, made the remarks to voters at two South Carolina events for supporters of the former vice president, according to BuzzFeed News.

"The part that is, not refreshing — hopeful to me, or makes me feel good, is that Trump thinks that we're the guy to beat. It's perverse, it's backwards. But he's coming after us. I don't want to protest too much, but the press has done their job on this. We haven't had to do it. There's nothing there there. Now it's China," she added, referencing Trump's call last week for China to investigate Biden, following a similar request that he made to Ukraine. "I mean, this guy's unhinged."

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Joe Biden ' s presidential campaign says President Donald Trump is "lying about the one There is no evidence of wrongdoing by either Biden in Ukraine. The Trump campaign is doing an He imagines that this tactic will allow him to pick his opponent and face only the candidates he thinks he can beat ."

Biden also slammed Trump for his handling of the Ukraine controversy through Twitter and slammed the President for threatening the anonymous whistleblower. Biden laid out his dealings with Ukraine, saying that he carried out the official policy of the US government to "root out" corruption.

Asked in South Carolina how her brother was dealing with the impeachment inquiry stemming from Trump's attempts to get Ukraine to investigate the former vice president's son Hunter, Biden Owens responded, "Well, I can tell you that he does better than I do with it," according to BuzzFeed.

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"It's not pleasant. But Trump has really laid out all of his cards. This is really not about my family. He has chosen my family to be the vehicle that he can [use to] influence the election," she added.

The remarks are similar to comments made by Biden himself, who has said Trump's attempts to spur an investigation indicate he knows Biden would "beat him like a drum" next year.

Biden is the current front-runner to capture the 2020 Democratic nomination, though he faces a crowded primary field and a surging campaign from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.).

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