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Politics As Trump Blames Biden for Unrest, Voters See Violence Worsening in Second Term

16:41  01 september  2020
16:41  01 september  2020 Source:   newsweek.com

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Biden used his first in-person campaign appearance outside of the Delaware region on Monday to cast blame on President Donald Trump for the violence In his remarks, Biden addressed the mounting social unrest that has swept most of the country since the shooting last week of Jacob Blake by

US presidential candidate Joe Biden has accused Donald Trump of being a "weak" and "toxic" leader who has A teenager has been charged with killing two protesters during the unrest last week. Mr Trump has blamed Portland's Democratic Mayor Ted Wheeler for violence in the city, and suggested

While President Donald Trump moves to assign blame for violent unrest across the nation to Joe Biden and the Democrats, polling shows people fear such scenes will increase if the Republican incumbent secures a second term.

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks during a press conference in the James S. Brady Briefing Room of the White House on August 31, 2020. He has looked to paint himself as the law and order candidate ahead of the election. © Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks during a press conference in the James S. Brady Briefing Room of the White House on August 31, 2020. He has looked to paint himself as the law and order candidate ahead of the election.

Trump is defining himself as the law and order candidate ahead of November, suggesting the nation will not be safe if he is defeated by Biden.

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US President Donald Trump excoriated the leaders of Democratic cities and states for allowing protests to degenerate into such violent riots that “even” his Democratic rival, Joe Biden , has had to Biden and the rest of the Democrats have repeatedly blamed Trump for inciting violence across the country.

Mr. Biden condemned the violence that has occasionally erupted amid largely peaceful protests over racial A white teenager who has expressed support for Mr. Trump was charged with homicide after two And Mr. Trump saw no improvement in his favorability rating after the Republican National

The Democratic presidential candidate has rebuked Trump's attacks, suggesting crises "keep multiplying" while the Republican is in the White House.

"We need a President who will stop violence — not incite it," Biden tweeted Monday, suggesting "we are all less safe because Donald Trump has failed at his job."

Trump has suggested that radical left agitators are behind the unrest and linked them to Biden and the Democrats.

"The rioters and Joe Biden have a side: They're both on the side of the radical left, and that is so obvious," he said in a briefing Monday.

In turn, Biden has suggested Trump look towards those among his own supporters involved in ugly scenes across the country.

"He may believe mouthing the words law and order makes him strong but his failure to call on his own supporters to stop acting as an armed militia in this country shows you how weak he is," he said in remarks in Pittsburgh on Monday.

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'We are not safe in Donald Trump 's America': Biden , Trump campaigns spar over blame for violent protests. A second wave of protests began after video showed police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, showed Trump claimed Biden 's recent denunciations of the violence were in response to poor poll

Joe Biden is mounting a more aggressive offense against President Donald Trump with a rare public appearance Monday where he will say that a second term for Trump will mean more violence in America’s streets — not less. Katie Johnston reports.

He also went on to condemn those involved in rioting and looting, adding: "Rioting is not protesting. Looting is not protesting. Setting fires is not protesting. None of this is protesting. It's lawlessness–plain and simple."

In a recent Yahoo! News/YouGov poll, a majority of respondents said they thought there will be more violence like that seen in Kenosha if he Trump is re-elected.

Of 1,001 U.S. adults asked August 27 to 28, 52 percent predicted more violence in that situation while 23 percent said less and 25 percent said they thought it would stay the same.

There was a partisan split in opinion, with 79 percent of Democrats thinking there would be more compared to 27 percent of Republicans who thought that.

Among independent identifying voters, 46 percent said they would expect more under Trump, compared to 23 percent less and 31 about the same.

As to who respondents felt the nation would be safer under, Biden came out on top too.

Asked if the country would become more or less safe, 39 percent of those asked said it would be more so under Biden compared to 32 percent who thought it would be under Trump.

In terms of becoming less safe, 38 percent said this would happen under Biden while 43 percent said they expected so under Trump.

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Joe Biden excoriated President Trump for abandoning “moral leadership” and fomenting violence during remarks he delivered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Monday, as the Democratic nominee looks to position his response to the social unrest that has swept the country over the shooting of

Joe Biden on Monday accused President Donald Trump of stoking violence after a week of deadly unrest catapulted law and order to the top of the political agenda barely two While Trump has spent much of the past week warning voters they "won't be safe" in Biden 's America, the Democrat sought

Newsweek has contacted the Trump and Biden campaigns for comment.

Trump has previously faced criticism for his reaction to protests, having prompted a backlash for comments made amid demonstrations in the wake of George Floyd's death.

He previously deployed national guard and federal officers to Kenosha amid unrest there, despite having been criticized earlier in the year for doing so in Portland.

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'We are not safe in Donald Trump's America': Biden, Trump campaigns spar over blame for violent protests .
"It is happening under Donald Trump's watch," Sen. Klobuchar said, echoing Biden's response to the claim that Democrats are to blame for the unrest.Sen.

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