Trump says Obama took Biden off ‘the trash heap’

Kenny Tucker
October 22, 2018

"By the way, Joe Biden is in Las Vegas", Trump said, during a rally in Elko, Nevada.

American values, "are being shredded", Biden said.

The United States was founded "on an idea, the American idea, basic fundamental decency, and it's being shredded", Biden said at the Culinary Workers Union Local 226, according to The Hill.

The two previously had an icy relationship, which Trump acknowledged in September when he campaigned for Heller in Las Vegas.

Trump also accuses Democrats of backing an "extremist immigration agenda" and claims that he's "already figured out" how to solve the complex issue of immigration, though he's giving no details.

Trump has used his recent appearances in Montana and Arizona to try to frame the choices for voters in the upcoming election, contending Democrats are "too extreme and too dangerous" to take control of Congress.

"I don't agree with Nancy Pelosi's agenda, but this is absolutely the wrong way to express those disagreements", tweeted Republican Rep. Steve Scalise, who past year was seriously wounded after a shooting at a congressional baseball team practice.

On Monday, the President will head to Texas to campaign for Republican Sen. "It's bigger than politics", Biden said.

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She was at the White House for meetings on Thursday, but the people disagreed about whether she witnessed the argument. She then slammed Democrats, accusing them of failing to address the issue and pushing an open borders agenda.

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The White House said it would continue to press for "justice that is timely, transparent, and in accordance with all due process". When asked if sanctions on Saudi Arabia are possible, Trump said they "could be, could be".

In a Saturday tweet, Trump said that Heller was a "good friend" and that he needs the senator's "Help and Talent in Washington".

Lee's visit was later canceled due to the Miami people's outcry over her previous comments on former Cuban leader Fidel Castro's death, when she said "we need to stop and pause and mourn his loss" and called "it very sad for the Cuban people". Unless offset by spending reductions, any new tax cut would add to the deficit, which reached US$779 billion (S$1 trillion) in Mr Trump's first full year in office.

The country's immigration system has long vexed politicians from both parties, and Republicans themselves have torpedoed near-compromises in recent years.

At the same time, Republicans are seeing their largest lead in polling history on their handling of the economy, with respondents giving them a 15-point advantage over the Democrats. Obama came along and took him off the trash heap and made him vice president.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was confronted by a mob during a campaign stop in Coral Gables, Fla., on Wednesday, with protesters cursing at her and calling her a communist.

It was not precisely clear what Trump was referring to, and the White House did not immediately respond to a request for clarification.

Biden had traveled to Nevada to stump for Democrats in the state, including Rep. Jacky Rosen, who's vying for a Senate seat now held by Republican Dean Heller. Kamala Harris announced legislation aimed at providing tax breaks for low- and middle-income individuals.

Minimally vulnerable: a House Republican represents a district that voted between 55-60% for President Trump in 2016 - except under extraordinary circumstances, the assumption here is that even if the Republican candidate is weak, there are more than enough "Republicans to spare".

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