Biden Strike Trump’s Biggest Boast With A Cruel COVID-19 Reality Check

“The depth of economic devastation our nation is experiencing is not an act of God, it’s a failure of presidential leadership,” Biden said in a statement last week. “Had President Trump taken immediate and decisive action, tens of thousands of lives and millions of jobs would never have been lost.”

President Donald Trump has made the economy the main feature of his reelection campaign but former Vice President Joe Biden claimed that record is nothing to boast about.

The markets collided in March at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. And while they’ve since retrieved, millions remain without work and the GDP crashed by a historic 32.9 percent for the second quarter, the bad such number on record.

Vice President Joe Biden sent a new video saying the Trump administration’s bad response to the pandemic should be held accountable for the diminished economy.

And he looked into the the president’s personal past with money in the process

Joe Biden has derived the economy to a focus of his own campaign with his “Build Back Better” recovery strategy.

And he’s ignored President Donald Trump’s alleged claims that the pandemic alone is responsible for the downward movement on the graph.

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“The depth of economic devastation our nation is experiencing is not an act of God, it’s a failure of presidential leadership,” Biden said in a statement last week. “Had President Trump taken immediate and decisive action, tens of thousands of lives and millions of jobs would never have been lost.”

Trump’s economic record also was also criticized on MSNBC earlier this week, when campaign advisor Steve Cortes bragged that Trump had built “the greatest economy in American history.”

But host Ari Melber said the president’s claims of success were weak even before the COVID-19 striked, noting that 11 million new jobs were created during the Obama administration, compared to 6.7 million under Trump prior to the pandemic.

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See more of that exchange here.

Early in the pandemic, the economy was one area where Trump frequently scored ahead of Biden in the polls.

More recently, however, the two are running even on the matter.

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