Barack Obama & Joe Biden Discuss Trump, Coronavirus, & Racial Justice
Written by B87FM on July 23, 2020
Former President Barack Obama joined presidential candidate Joe Biden for a “Socially Distanced Dialog,” the place the 2 mentioned Donald Trump, the coronavirus pandemic, and the protests for racial justice.
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The dialog kicked off with Obama relating the present financial disaster to that of 2008, when the 2 first took workplace.
“We needed to transfer quick. Not simply in 100 days, however we needed to transfer within the first month to get the Restoration Act handed. We’re now in a state of affairs the place not solely [do we have] an financial disaster however we’ve a public well being disaster besides,” he says.
Biden responds by explaining “We have got to maintain and maintain individuals from going underneath without end,” the previous Vice President mentioned. “There’s already 10,000 companies that aren’t prone to open once more, a big variety of them small companies and minority companies.” He goes on to say the general public well being care system must be improved, a difficulty he is been tentative on prior to now.
The 2 transfer to debate Trump’s dealing with of the pandemic: “I do not suppose he has any sense of empathy,” Biden says. “I do not suppose he can affiliate in any respect.”
Take a look at the complete dialogue under.