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Politics Joe Biden entered fall campaign with $466 million in the bank

05:05  21 september  2020
05:05  21 september  2020 Source:   cnn.com

At town hall, Biden blasts Trump's 'criminal' virus response

  At town hall, Biden blasts Trump's 'criminal' virus response MOOSIC, Pa. (AP) — Joe Biden on Thursday went after President Donald Trump again and again over his handling of COVID-19, calling Trump's downplaying of the pandemic “criminal” and his administration “totally irresponsible." “You’ve got to level with the American people — shoot from the shoulder. There’s not been a time they’ve not been able to step up. The president should step down,” the Democratic presidential nominee said to applause from a CNN drive-in town hall crowd in Moosic, outside his hometown of Scranton.

In a dramatic reversal from the early months of the campaign , Team Biden entered the fall campaign push with a substantial cash advantage over President Donald Trump.

Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s campaign said on Sunday that it entered September with $ 466 million in the bank together with the Democratic Party, providing Mr Money in the candidate’s own committees, as opposed to the political party’s account, is the most valuable of funds because election rules require

Democrat Joe Biden's campaign and aligned Democratic Party committees entered September and the fall sprint to Election Day with $466 million in cash reserves -- giving the former vice president a significant financial advantage over President Donald Trump.

Joe Biden wearing a suit and tie: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks at the CNN Presidential Town Hall in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on Thursday, September 17, 2020. (Gabriella Demczuk for CNN) © Gabriella Demczuk for CNN Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks at the CNN Presidential Town Hall in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on Thursday, September 17, 2020. (Gabriella Demczuk for CNN)

Team Biden's cash position, released by his campaign Sunday night, puts the Democratic nominee and his party about $141 million ahead of Trump's political operation. It represents a sharp reversal from the opening months of the general election when Trump enjoyed a formidable financial lead.

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Democrat Joe Biden ’s campaign and aligned Democratic Party committees entered September and the fall sprint to Election Day with $ 466 million in Trump and his joint operation with Republicans started September with 5 million in its cash stockpile, Trump campaign spokesman Tim

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden started September with a $ 466 million mountain of cash to take on President Donald Trump and the Republicans, completely reversing the GOP’s financial advantage in just four months. In April, Biden , the Democratic nominee, had about million in the

The New York Times first reported Biden's cash stockpile.

Heavy spending by Trump and record-breaking fundraising by Biden and his allies in August as he added California Sen. Kamala Harris to the ticket helped Democrats overtake the President and the Republican National Committee.

Trump and his joint operation with Republicans started September with $325 million in its cash stockpile, Trump campaign spokesman Tim Murtaugh announced on Twitter late last week.

This story is breaking and will be updated.


Video: What Trump and Biden said when asked similar questions (CNN)

Between the economy and pandemic, Biden keeps his advantage nationally: POLL .
He retains a 10-point national lead in a head-to-head match up with Trump. Biden's 54%-44% advantage over Trump in a two-way contest precisely matches the last national ABC/Post poll in mid-August. Biden's support slips to 49% when the Libertarian and Green Party candidates are included, versus 43% for Trump.

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