Politics 'A little bit more room' for Biden: Trump campaign adviser previews final debate strategy

00:30  19 october  2020
00:30  19 october  2020 Source:   washingtonexaminer.com

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Trump campaign senior adviser Jason Miller hinted at what viewers can expect from President Trump during Thursday's final presidential debate ahead of the 2020 election.

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Miller told Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday that having a debate that focuses on foreign policy will be an opportunity to make Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden defend himself against claims such as those in the recently published New York Post stories about his son's role in foreign deals while Biden was vice president.

"We were supposed to have a debate largely focused on foreign policy this next Thursday, which would be perfect as we — especially as we talk about the issue of Joe Biden potentially being compromised," Miller told Wallace. "We know Fox News has confirmed the authenticity of these emails from the Hunter Biden-Chinese cash scandal that's going on right now that the New York Post has been covering pretty extensively. I wish we were spending a lot more time going into foreign policy, especially as President Trump has these peace deals that he's able to point to."

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Miller added that Trump is likely "going to give Joe Biden a little bit more room to explain himself on some of these issues." He told Wallace, "I do think the president's going to want to hear Joe Biden's answer on some of these, and we'll definitely give him all the time that Joe Biden wants to talk about packing the court. I think he's going to get it on Thursday."

When pressed on the veracity of the New York Post's reporting, including Hunter Biden allegedly pursuing deals with Chinese businessmen and his father meeting with an executive at the Ukrainian energy company Burisma, Miller argued that the former vice president has yet to deny any of the allegations.

"Do you have any hard evidence that Joe Biden lied to the IRS?" Wallace asked. "Because that would be a heck of a story."

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"Here's the key takeaway for anyone who's watching at home," Miller responded. "Joe Biden has not come out and himself denied any of these allegations. And, additionally, there's a — a much bigger, broader things. You think back to 2016 and the way that voters really rejected the whole Clinton Inc., the way the Clinton family made all this money trading off their name and access. We're seeing the exact same thing here with Joe Biden and his family. Both of his brothers are lobbyists. His son is obviously doing a lot of foreign work."

Biden called the New York Post stories a "smear campaign." Senior Biden adviser Michael Carpenter, a former deputy assistant secretary of defense, told Politico he was "very comfortable saying" that the allegations are "a Russian disinformation operation."

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Debate transcript: Trump, Biden final presidential debate moderated by Kristen Welker .
Here is the full transcript of the final presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, moderated by Kristen Welker in Nashville on Oct. 22, 2020. Headers have been added for ease of reading. © Mario Tama, Getty Images People are pictured watching the final debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at The Abbey in West Hollywood, California. [0:00] Welker: A very good evening to both of you. This debate will cover six major topics.

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