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Politics Trump, Biden spoke by phone about coronavirus outbreak

03:16  07 april  2020
03:16  07 april  2020 Source:   msn.com

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President Donald Trump and his likely Democratic challenger Joe Biden spoke by phone Monday about the coronavirus outbreak after the former vice president offered to share his ideas for combating the pandemic with the White House, according to two people familiar with the conversation.

Last Update 44 mins ago. Trump , Biden speak by phone about coronavirus . Biden ’s offer of a phone call came after Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway challenged him to stop criticizing the Trump administration’s efforts and instead “call the White House today and offer some support.”

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he had a “really wonderful, warm conversation” with Joe Biden on Monday about the coronavirus outbreak.

“He gave me his point of view, and I fully understood that, and we just had a very friendly conversation,” Trump said at his daily press briefing.

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Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. offered to speak with President Trump about the coronavirus recently.Credit Erin Schaff/The New York Times.

Donald Trump said he spoke to Joe Biden , his likely general election foe, about the federal coronavirus response as he touted a new deal with a Mr Trump , however, has said he wants the country to be "open for business" like it was before the outbreak as soon as possible because it isn't

The president said he and Biden agreed not to share the details of their conversation, but confirmed an earlier statement from the Biden campaign that the Democrat offered “suggestions" on how to address the pandemic. Biden had previously said he'd like to share with Trump some lessons he learned from dealing with similar crises during the Obama administration.

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But Trump added: “It doesn't mean that I agree with those suggestions."

Kate Bedingfield, Biden's deputy campaign manager, said in a statement that the two had a “good call" where Biden gave Trump some advice and “expressed his appreciation for the spirit of the American people in meeting the challenges facing the nation.”

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Trump , in a tweet on Monday, slammed Biden for suggesting holding a virtual political convention this summer in light of social distancing guidelines, and then asked why he never called. The former vice president proposed speaking with Trump about his response to the coronavirus outbreak , including

As President Trump holds daily briefings, Mr. Biden has kept a low profile, worrying Democrats who feel the president needs to be challenged more robustly. Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Monday criticized President Trump ’s response to the coronavirus outbreak .

The conversation was the culmination of a dayslong effort by aides to get the two on the phone, after White House adviser Kellyanne Conway called on the former vice president to “offer some support” to Trump. Biden, the prospective Democratic presidential nominee, has in recent weeks released a series of proposals for responding to the pandemic and has criticized the Trump administration for acting too slowly to halt the virus' spread.

Biden said last week that he would “love” to speak to Trump and wanted to share with him his experiences from the Obama administration.

“We’ve been through this in a slightly different way in the past, and I hope they can learn some lessons from what we did right and maybe what we did wrong,” Biden said during a virtual press briefing.

In this image from video provided by the Biden for President campaign, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a virtual press briefing Wednesday, March 25, 2020. (Biden for President via AP) © Provided by Associated Press In this image from video provided by the Biden for President campaign, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a virtual press briefing Wednesday, March 25, 2020. (Biden for President via AP) President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Monday, April 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) © Provided by Associated Press President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Monday, April 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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