Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, said that Donald Trump looks to have no conception of what establishes national security after the president disclosed in interviews with Bob Woodward the existence of a privileged nuclear weapons system. During an interview with Jake Tapper of CNN, the former vice president said that the remarks of Trump to Woodward made in a series of eighteen interviews for the upcoming book “Rage” of Bob – were not a surprise.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said President Trump “seems to have no conception of what constitutes national security” after Trump revealed in interviews with Bob Woodward the existence of a classified nuclear weapons system https://t.co/Ex84R1PTCz
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Biden further added that why people in the intelligence community speculated from the very start whether a journalist could share information with him because they do not trust him. They do not trust what he will say or do. The Democratic nominee mentioned an ‘Axios report,’ the president asked whether nuclear bombs might drop in the middle of the hurricane to disperse them before its arrival on the ground, which Trump denied.
Moreover, he cited the last year’s remarks of Trump that the Continental Army capture the airports from the United Kingdom in the Revolutionary War, over a century before airplanes existed. At that time, the president blamed a defective teleprompter. Biden says that Trump is the guy who believes maybe the way to deal with a hurricane is to drop a nuclear bomb on them. The problem with the Revolutionary War was the lack of availability of airports to them.
The Atlantic’s recent report
Afterward, Biden cited the recent report of The Atlantic that the president mentioned those who injured and killed at war “suckers” and “losers.” Furthermore, he touted the service of his passed son Beau Biden in Kosovo and in the Iraq war and all the people with him who lost their lives. Were they suckers?
They were heroes of the United States. Trump does not understand four words duty, service, honor, and country. He does not care about it. Biden added: Dissimilar to his running, he shouldn’t be the commander-in-chief of the U.S. military. Previously, no commander-in-chief acted like him ever.
Biden views on Trade and Taxes
Tapper conducted Biden’s interview when he visited Macomb County, the main swing region in Michigan. In 2016, Trump won Macomb County by twelve points, making the first Republican presidential nominee win the county since 1988. It is the representative of the territory that former American President Barak Obama won two times, later Trump won four years ago. Now Joe Biden hopes to shift back the seat into the Democratic column on 3rd November 2020.
The interviewer asked Biden whether Trump could claim successes – renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement and winding up the trade advantages for China – that eluded, he accepted that the renegotiated United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement of Trump looked better than the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). However, the United States now has this huge deficit in trade with Mexico. Not because NAFTA was not made better but because overall trade policy and his dealing with it made everything worse.
Additionally, the former vice president highlighted his role in the economic recovery effort in 2009 in the Obama administration. Also, he highlighted the bailout of the auto industry. He criticized that Trump didn’t enforce “Buy America” laws in the country. Similarly, Biden criticized the dealings of Trump with countries such as Iran and North Korea. Trump lent them credibility. The motto “America First” made the United States alone.
In the same way, the Democratic presidential nominee criticized the tax cuts approved by the Trump administration and then-Republican-led Congress. Biden gave his plan as a president to raise taxes on those making over $400,000 annually, lift corporate income tax to twenty-eight percent, and execute significant penalties for companies that send jobs overseas to produce goods sold back to America.
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