Biden in Pennsylvania: Trump Is ‘Worst’ Person to Lead U.S. in Pandemic

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    On a day when coronavirus deaths are on the rise in the U.S. and cases are climbing in practically every state, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden slammed President Donald Trump for his handling of the pandemic, calling him the “worst possible person” to lead the nation through the crisis. Biden made the comments at a surprise campaign stop outside a voter activation field office in Chester, Pennsylvania. The former vice president urged Trump “to have just a little bit of shame because people are dying” amid new spikes in virus cases nationwide. The virus is blamed for more than 8.6 million confirmed infections and over 225,000 deaths in the U.S., the highest such totals anywhere in the world. Biden has made Trump’s handling of the virus an anchor of his general election campaign. Biden also announced he’s adding Iowa and Wisconsin to his travel itinerary for the final campaign sprint before Election Day, but insists he’s not overconfident about his prospects of unseating President Donald Trump. The last-minute travel mixes states that had razor-thin margins four years ago with more heavily Republican areas that had once been considered reliable Trump states. Pennsylvania and Wisconsin were among the Great Lakes states that Trump won by less than 1 percentage point over Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016. Biden has traveled to Pennsylvania more than any other state since becoming the Democratic nominee. Biden also will head to perennial battleground Florida later this week and will spend Tuesday in Georgia, which hasn’t supported a Democratic presidential nominee since 1992.

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