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Politics Lara Trump denies mocking Joe Biden's stutter, suggests cognitive decline

18:11  18 october  2020
18:11  18 october  2020 Source:   thehill.com

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“ Joe Biden as we all know has worked to overcome a stutter ,” Tapper said before explaining that Biden had been an inspiration for CNN host Jake Tapper on Sunday ended an interview with Trump campaign spokesperson Lara Trump after she suggested stuttering is a sign of cognitive decline .

Lara Trump , President Trump ’s daughter-in-law and a Trump 2020 campaign adviser, fired back at a tabloid report Friday that claimed she mocked After Vox reporter Aaron Rupar posted a video of the moment, also tweeting that she was “ mocking ” Biden ’ s stutter , Tim Murtaugh, communications

Lara Trump on Sunday denied mocking Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's speech, and instead suggested that the former vice president may be experiencing a cognitive decline.

a woman holding a microphone: Lara Trump denies mocking Joe Biden's stutter, suggests cognitive decline © Getty Images Lara Trump denies mocking Joe Biden's stutter, suggests cognitive decline

During an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union," the president's daughter-in-law, who serves as a senior campaign adviser, was pressed by Jake Tapper about an event in January during which she appeared to ridicule the way in which Biden speaks.

"Every time he's on stage and they turn to him, I'm like, 'Joe, can you get it out? Let's get the words out, Joe,'" she said on stage at the time.

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Biden , a frontrunner for the Democratic nomination to face President Trump in November, has spoken openly about his lifelong experiences with a stutter . “Those feelings came rushing back, when I heard Lara Trump mocking former Vice-President Joe Biden at a Trump campaign event, with the

President Donald Trump ' s daughter-in-law Lara Trump says she feels 'kind of sad' that former Vice President Joe Biden , who struggled with a stutter in his youth ' Joe , can you get it out?' Biden has spoken openly about working to conquer the stutter he had in childhood. Former White House press

She said on Sunday that she "had absolutely no idea" that Biden had ever struggled with a stutter and then suggested that his way of speaking was indicative of cognitive decline. Tapper quickly noted that many people had diagnosed her father-in-law from afar and said that she had no standing to do the same to Biden.

In the same interview, Trump made light of President Trump's criticism Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D), whom the FBI recently said was the target of a kidnapping plot. The crowd at a Trump rally in Michigan late Saturday chanted the phrase "Lock her up!," which has been heard at his rallies since 2016, when he ran against Hillary Clinton. "Lock 'em all up," the president responded on Saturday.

"I would like to show people my social media and the threats against me, the threats against my children," said when asked about the rally on CNN

Tapper then stressed that Biden, unlike the president, was not making similar calls for attacks on political opponents. When Tapper once again pressed Lara Trump, she said, "He wasn't doing anything to provoke people to threaten this woman at all," referring to the president. "He was having fun at a Trump rally."

Majority of voters say Biden won second debate, poll finds .
Sixty-five percent of voters said the candidates were mostly respectful of each other's time, as opposed to 10% who said that after the first debate.Fifty-four percent of voters who watched the Thursday debate said Biden performed the best, while 39% said that Trump did. Eight percent of voters who watched weren’t sure or had no opinion on who did best.

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