Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden delivers a 20-minute campaign speech at the Des Moines Register Political Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair August 08, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa.
Around 75 attendees at the fundraiser received a three-course meal before the vice president's remarks, and listened to Mr Biden speak.
"No", Biden responded. "He called all those folks who walked out of that-they were neo-Nazis".
Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden on Wednesday accused Republican President Donald Trump of fueling the white supremacy beliefs blamed for several US mass shootings, as Trump visited two cities where 31 people were killed in rampages last weekend.
After a brief pause, Biden continued: "Wealthy kids, black kids, Asian kids, no I really mean it, but think how we think about it".
Biden ran through a list of incendiary comments by Trump, including comparing the immigrant Caravan as an 'invasion.' The El Paso shooter railed against Hispanics and complained about an invasion.Читайте также: Real Madrid go head-to-head with Barcelona for Neymar
"Mr. Vice President are you aware that you are misquoting Donald Trump in Charlottesville?".
Kate Bedingfield, his deputy campaign manager, said he clearly "misspoke and immediately corrected himself".
Trying to defend the candidate, his spokesman Bill Russo posted a transcript of Trump's remarks on Twitter that omitted where Trump said: "I'm not talking about the neo-Nazis and the white nationalists, because they should be condemned totally".
"To quickly dismiss @JoeBiden's words as a mere "slip of the tongue" is as concerning as what he said".
In Iowa, Biden was asked by a different reporter if he believes Trump is a white supremacist, something Democratic rivals Elizabeth Warren and Beto O'Rourke have said in the wake of the mass shooting that killed 22 people in El Paso, Texas, last week. "We need to have a real conversation about the racism and sexism behind 'electability'".
The "Work" singer has now turned her attention to Joe Biden who is getting some heat this weekend for a recent statement he made while on the campaign trail. As of Monday, according to data from the Gun Violence Archive, there have been 255 mass shootings in 217 days, ' said Biden.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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