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A free searchable database containing over 40,000 curated and sourced quotes by and about the 2020 presidential election candidates, Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

 

JOE BIDEN/USA/VOTING: “What should we give thanks for this season? Well, first let’s be thankful for democracy itself. In this last election, one that just took place, we’ve seen record numbers of Americans exercise the most sacred rights, that of the vote to register their will at the ballot box. Think about that. In the […]

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BIDEN TRANSITION/CORONAVIRUS/TRUMP ADMIN: “I am the president-elect, but I will not be president until next year. The [coronavirus] crisis does not respect dates on the calendar, it is accelerating right now. Urgent action is needed today, now, by the current [Trump] administration – starting with an acknowledgment of how serious the current situation is. Resources […]

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CORONAVIRUS/JOE BIDEN: “As we work toward a safe and effective vaccine, we know that the single most effective thing we can do to stop the spread of COVID is wear a mask. The head of the CDC warned this fall, that for the foreseeable future, a mask remains the most potent weapon against the virus… […]

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CORONAVIRUS/JOE BIDEN: “The bottom line, I will spare no effort to turn this pandemic around once we’re sworn in on January 20th, to get our kids back to school safely, our businesses growing, and our economy running at full speed again, and to get an approved vaccine manufactured and distributed as quickly as possible to […]

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MICHIGAN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump has abandoned the people of Michigan, and there’s nothing he can say on the eve of this election that can undo the damage he’s caused. His failure to meet this moment — his utter inability to lead — has let this pandemic spiral out of control, crushed Michigan’s economy, and […]

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COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump still refuses to level with North Carolinians about the dangers of COVID-19 and ignores the worsening health and economic conditions in the state — leaving struggling families, schools, and small business owners to fend for themselves. North Carolinians deserve a President who understands the sacrifice North Carolinians have made […]

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COVID-19/PENNSYLVANIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The news that Pennsylvania has passed the grim milestone of 200,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases is a tragic reminder that President Trump has failed at his most basic and essential duty, to keep American families safe. Rather than working to contain the spread of the virus, President Trump continues to peddle the lie […]

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CIVIL UNREST/POLICE/PROTESTS: “Attacking police officers and vandalizing small businesses, which are already struggling during a pandemic, does not bend the moral arc of the universe closer to justice. It hurts our fellow citizens. Looting is not a protest, it is a crime. It draws attention away from the real tragedy of a life cut short. […]

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COVID-19/MICHIGAN: “President Trump’s mismanagement of this pandemic has devastated Michigan. More than 160,000 Michiganders have been infected with COVID-19, more than 7,000 have lost their lives, cases are surging, hundreds of thousands are out of work, and there’s no end in sight.” -Joe Biden, “President Trump’s Visit to Michigan – Statement By Vice President Joe […]

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OBAMACARE (ACA)/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “New Hampshire families deserve better than a President who, in the middle of a deadly pandemic, is working to dismantle the Affordable Care Act that provides critical protections to over 570,000 Granite Staters. And they deserve better than President Trump’s attempts to divide our nation and distract us from the fact […]

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COVID-19/OHIO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Every single day, Ohioans are bearing the brunt of President Trump’s failures and broken promises. Ohio’s manufacturing sector has been hit hard and working families have been uprooted from the communities they love. Since the onset of the pandemic, more than 1 in 5 Ohio small businesses have shuttered, more than 410,000 […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/MEDIA: “And your state [Arizona] is doing great. You have a great governor as you know, and your state is doing great with the pandemic. Pandemic. They’re getting tired of the pandemic aren’t they? Getting tired of the pandemic. You turn on CNN. That’s all they cover. COVID, COVID, pandemic, COVID, COVID, COVID, COVID. You […]

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CORONAVIRUS: “The [coronavirus] pandemic is rounding the turn. It’s rounding and we have the vaccines coming and they go crazy the fake news, but I will tell you. It’s rounding the turn with or without, it’s rounding the turn, you’ll see that. Normal life, that’s all we want. We want normal life, right? Because we […]

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CORONAVIRUS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “It’s harder than ever to spend time with the people you love, other than on Zoom or on a computer connection. We’ve all felt that sense of interruption in our lives. And we all know that this isn’t normal, that things didn’t have to be this bad. They didn’t have to be […]

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ECONOMY/EDUCATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “It’s a K-shaped recession where those at the top keep going up and the middle-class and everyone else keeps going down, getting worse. Means essential workers who sacrificed to keep us going through this pandemic are being left behind by the most unequal recovery in modern history. You get this, the top […]

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HEALTHCARE/OBAMACARE (ACA): “How many more dreams have to be extinguished because this President threw in the towel? Instead of focusing on your needs, he’s still trying to take away your health care. I mean, think about that. Just think about it. I’m not, but if I were a playwright, I’m writing a play, you’re in […]

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CORONAVIRUS: “It’s not just the folks in the White House or who travel with me that deserved regular [coronavirus] testing, it’s folks in the meatpacking and food processing plants, grocery store workers. Every single American deserves safety and peace of mind. And it means we need transparency. Those who test positive need to participate in […]

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ECONOMY/JOE BIDEN: “We can get this pandemic under control so we can get our economy working again for everyone. But this cannot be a partisan moment, it must be an American moment. We have to come together as a nation. I’m running as a Democrat, but I will run and govern as an American president. […]

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DEBATES/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “During last night’s debate, President Trump refused to take responsibility for his mismanagement of a pandemic that has cost Minnesota more than 130,000 jobs and claimed the lives of more than 2,000 Minnesotans. He tried to distract from the fact that his administration is in court trying to eliminate protections for those […]

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COVID-19/OBAMACARE (ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “His response during the deadly pandemic is to try to take your healthcare away by asking the Supreme Court to strike the Affordable Care Act in its entirety, wipe it out, taking us back to a time when insurance companies could deny you coverage for preexisting conditions. Now, because of COVID, lung […]

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TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “He [Donald Trump] thinks we’ll forget about how badly he mismanaged this pandemic that cost us more — so far — than 205,000 lives and counting, almost 30 million people on unemployment insurance. He thinks we’ll forget the reason our businesses and our schools are closed is because he took no responsibility. […]

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CORONAVIRUS: “When the pandemic struck, there were zero tests for the China virus, but we’ve marshaled all of America’s resources to achieve these unparalleled capabilities.” -Donald Trump, “Trump Gives Update On Coronavirus Testing Strategy | NBC News,” YouTube.com, Sep. 28, 2020

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CORONAVIRUS: “When the plague arrived from China, we launched the largest national mobilization since World War II. We pioneered lifesaving therapies, reducing the fatality rate 85% since April. You know, the question was asked to me, how well did we do on the pandemic? And I said I give us an A to an A-plus. […]

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CORONAVIRUS/VACCINES: “Under Operation Warp Speed, my administration is developing a [coronavirus] vaccine in record time. It will be distributed before the end of the year, and maybe quite a bit sooner than that. Four vaccines are now in the final stage of clinical trials. They’re just about at the end. A lot of things are […]

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NANCY PELOSI/OBAMACARE (ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “President Trump’s bogus executive order on pre-existing conditions isn’t worth the paper it’s signed on. It is an insult to every family with someone with a pre-existing condition that President Trump thinks he can get away with this farce while he races a justice onto the Supreme Court to strike down […]

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CHINA/CORONAVIRUS/UN: “Seventy-five years after the end of World War II and the founding of the United Nations, we are once again engaged in a great global struggle. We have waged a fierce battle against the invisible enemy — the China virus — which has claimed countless lives in 188 countries… We will distribute a vaccine, […]

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JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE (ACA)/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “First of all, in the middle of this pandemic, what is the President doing? He’s in Federal Court — Federal Court trying to do away with the Affordable Care Act. A hundred million people with preexisting conditions like your mom would not have to pay more for their insurance under […]

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CHINA/CORONAVIRUS: [Paul Tubiana, audience member: “I thought you were doing a good job with the pandemic response until about May 1st. Then you took your foot off the gas pedal. Why did you throw vulnerable people like me under the bus?”] “Well, we really didn’t, Paul. We’ve worked very hard on the pandemic. We’ve worked […]

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CORONAVIRUS/RALLY: “In open defiance of state regulations and his own administration’s pandemic health guidelines, President Donald Trump on Sunday [Sep. 13, 2020] hosted his first indoor rally since June, telling a packed, nearly mask-less Nevada crowd that the nation was ‘making the last turn’ in defeating the virus… There was no early mention from the […]

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COVID-19/JOE BIDEN: “America has been knocked down by this pandemic. Over 190,000 Americans are dead. 6.2 million are infected with COVID. 30 million unemployed and nearly one in six small businesses have been shut down. Worst of all it didn’t have to be this way. No other country in the world let COVID spiral so […]

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COVID-19/JOE BIDEN: “This pandemic has crushed our country. The sad thing is it didn’t have to be this bad. It’s not this bad in other countries. More than six million COVID cases in the United States, almost 200,000 deaths, projected to go much higher, and nearly 30 million on unemployment. That doesn’t count the seven […]

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CORONAVIRUS/ECONOMY/JOBS: “The United States experienced the smallest contraction of any major Western nation. You probably know that. You look around and see how we’re doing compared to every other nation, and our rise is spectacular. And we’re rebounding much more quickly from the [coronavirus] pandemic. The U.S. economy added 1.4 million jobs last month, and […]

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CLIMATE CHANGE/ECONOMY/JOE BIDEN/RACISM: “With all that’s going on, you have a pandemic, you have economic circumstances bad as it was during the depression, you got a situation where a systemic racism has been stripped bare and everyone has seen it. And you’ve got a climate crisis that is real and this President pretends it doesn’t […]

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CHINA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “We’ve done more than any administration in its first three and a half years in the history of our country. That’s despite phony witch hunts, phony investigations, a phony impeachment based on a phone call that was absolutely perfect. That’s despite a pandemic that was probably sent in by China, who the […]

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AFRICAN AMERICANS/JOE BIDEN/KAMALA HARRIS/RACISM: “The murder and violence toward Black Americans of the 1960s is happening today in broad daylight for the world to witness. A pandemic and economic crisis lays bare the systemic racism that still plagues our way of life. And instead of seeking to heal and unite, too many in our nation […]

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CHINA/CORONAVIRUS/JOE BIDEN: “China supports Joe Biden and it desperately wants him to win. I can tell you that upon very good information. China would own our country if Joe Biden got elected. Unlike Biden, I will hold them fully accountable for the tragedy that they caused all over the world — they caused. In recent […]

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CORONAVIRUS/VACCINES: “In recent months, our nation and the entire planet has been struck by a new and powerful invisible enemy. Like those brave Americans before us, we are meeting this challenge. We are delivering lifesaving therapies and will produce a [coronavirus] vaccine before the end of the year, or maybe even sooner. We will defeat […]

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VOTE BY MAIL/VOTING: “[T]hey’re going to mail out 80 million ballots. It’s impossible. They have no idea. Who’s mailing them? Mostly Democrat states and Democrat governors. Well, supposing they don’t mail them to Republican neighborhoods. That means they’re not going to get them. So they’re going to complain and the election’s going to be over… […]

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JOE BIDEN/OBAMA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Obama and I established a White House office to prepare our nation for future pandemics. Donald Trump eliminated it — and we’ve been paying the price every single day.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, Aug. 23, 2020 8:37 pm

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CORONAVIRUS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The [coronavirus] pandemic is — if you look at Florida, if you look at Arizona, you look at California, those numbers are going down very rapidly. Many, many states have very little problem. You know, you look at a map now, it’s — it’s largely, really, in good shape… we’ve done a […]

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JOE BIDEN: “No generation ever knows what history will ask of it. All we can ever know is whether we’ll be ready when that moment arrives. And now history has delivered us to one of the most difficult moments America has ever faced. Four historic crises. All at the same time. A perfect storm. The worst […]

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EDUCATION/IOWA: “Last week, for those of you that don’t know what happened, a powerful hurricane-force winds pummeled Iowa, like, I guess, you haven’t really seen before… And schools here in Cedar Rapids were hit very hard. And many of the schools that plan to open are now going to be delayed — not for the […]

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BORDER/CORONAVIRUS/WALL: “We’re up to almost 300 miles [of border wall]. Can you believe that? Three hundred miles. And it’s moving along rapidly, and we’re very proud of it. It’s had a tremendous impact on people coming into our country illegally, especially with the pandemic. Because Mexico has got some very big problems on the [coronavirus] […]

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CHINA/CORONAVIRUS: “We have the pandemic should have never been allowed to happen by China. Should’ve never been allowed to happen. They released it. They didn’t release it in China, but it came to the United States and Europe. 188 all over the world. 188 countries all over the world. We’re not going to forget it. […]

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CORONAVIRUS/REFUGEES/WALL: “Under my administration, we’ve dramatically reduced refugee resettlement and we’ve suspended refugee resettlement during the [coronavirus] pandemic, you know that we’ve totally suspended it, nobody comes in. Lucky we have the wall, we’re up to 300 miles almost. If we didn’t have that wall, we would be inundated with people and unfortunately, and we’re […]

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CORONAVIRUS/IMMIGRATION: “To protect our families and workers during the China pandemic [coronavirus], I sealed our border against illegal immigration, and suspended the entry of foreign workers who threatened American jobs. And yet, if you’re a farmer, a factory owner and you had people coming in from years, we made it easier for those people to […]

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CORONAVIRUS/JOE BIDEN/TRAVEL BAN: “Unlike Sleepy Joe Biden our approach to the pandemic is based on science, not left-wing ideology. Slow Joe opposed the travel ban on China that I instituted. Remember he came out, ‘Oh it’s xenophobic.’ I said, ‘What does that mean Joe? Tell me Joe. Can you describe?’ Remember he came out and […]

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COVID-19/JOE BIDEN: “We can meet the challenge of COVID-19 and turn the corner on this pandemic. We just need a president and vice president ready and willing to lead.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, Aug. 15, 2020 8:05 pm

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CORONAVIRUS/STOCK MARKET: “And frankly, you know, we’ve had a tremendous — a tremendous market, you and I have talked about that, the stock market. Think of it, we’re almost back to where we were and we’re still in the [coronavirus] pandemic, which will be going away, as I say, it will be going away. And […]

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JOE BIDEN/KAMALA HARRIS: “Right now, America faces: – The worst pandemic in 100 years – The worst economic crisis since the Great Depression – The most powerful calls for racial justice in a generation I need someone alongside me who’s smart, tough, and ready to lead. @KamalaHarris is that person.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, Aug. 12, 2020 […]

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JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE (ACA)/TRUMP ADMIN: “Don’t forget that in the middle of this pandemic, the Trump Administration is in court trying to eliminate Obamacare and rip health insurance away from millions. It’s heartless. I’ll protect and build on the ACA to ensure everyone gets the care they need.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, Aug. 11, 2020 12:00 pm

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ECONOMY/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “[W]e continue to hear little more from President Trump than excuses and lies in an effort to cover for his repeated failures of leadership — failures that worsened the pandemic here at home, and in turn deepened our economic crisis. It should never have gotten this bad. No other country in […]

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JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Trump’s surrender to the pandemic has led to a resurgence of the virus and more economic pain and anxiety for millions of Americans. After six months of a nation in crisis, he still has no plan to get us through. But I do. I have a plan to beat the pandemic […]

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ARIZONA/CORONAVIRUS/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump called Arizona ‘a model for applying a science-based approach to the decreasing [coronavirus] cases and hospitalizations without implementing a punishing lockdown.’ […] Gov. Ducey is rushing reopening without adequate testing and contact tracing… He’s refusing to implement a mask mandate and turning his back on older Americans and those […]

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CHILDREN/CORONAVIRUS/SOCIAL MEDIA/TWITTER: “[W]hen you look at what’s happening with Facebook and with Twitter, it’s 100% possibly illegal.” [Geraldo Rivera: “Does Twitter tick you up that they could take out some of your tweets and –“] “The perfect statement. Yeah. You mean a statement about youth [being almost immune to coronavirus], right? The youth. They are […]

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JOE BIDEN/VOTING: “In 2019, more than half the states — 29 — introduced or carried over at least 87 bills to make it harder to vote. Every election cycle repeats the story of voters of color standing in line for hours and hours… And Donald Trump uses the pandemic as an excuse to continue denying […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/RACISM: “This [coronavirus] pandemic has put a bright light on the disparities that have plagued our nation for too long. We’ve got to make sure these communities get the help they need now — and root out the systemic racism that created these inequalities in the first place.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, Aug. 2, 2020 […]

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CHINA/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19: “And what I want is I want our people to be able to live and live well, because it wasn’t their fault that China brought in this [coronavirus] pandemic, that China brought in this plague. It’s China’s fault. You want to know the truth? China should be paying for it, and maybe they will. […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “We’re months and months into this pandemic, and still President Trump has failed to step up and mobilize an all-out response to COVID-19 or to drive a safe and effective recovery. It’s unacceptable. We need to extend meaningful and substantial relief for workers now and ensure our states and local governments […]

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HEALTHCARE/MEDICAID/MEDICARE/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Medicare and Medicaid have extended lives, enhanced liberty, and put the pursuit of happiness within reach of tens of millions of Americans… In the midst of a devastating pandemic, we should be united in our desire to strengthen these lifesaving programs — but instead, President Trump is once again threatening to […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “A change of ‘tone’ over a few days does not change the facts of the last four years. Donald Trump fails the basic threshold test of being president — the duty to care about the entire country, not just himself. He has shown that he can’t beat the [coronavirus] pandemic to keep […]

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HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/TRUMP A PRESIDENT: “Now we have a chance, we can add a public option now. But this guy [Trump] is in court in the middle of a pandemic trying to take away the protection for a hundred million people who have pre-existing conditions. I don’t think he has any sense of empathy.” -Joe […]

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BORDER/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/MEXICO/WALL: “We’re also sharing a 2,000-mile border with Mexico, as we know very well, and cases are surging in Mexico, unfortunately. I was with the President, and it’s a big problem for Mexico. But [coronavirus] cases are surging very sharply and all across the rest of the Western Hemisphere. Two hundred and fifty-seven miles of […]

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CHILDREN/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN: “I know that the case of childcare facilities across the nation is dire. People are looking for help desperately, and they’ve had to close their doors and lay off staff. And they’re not getting the protective equipment they need to reopen. The virus hotspots where they exist, and they exist all over the […]

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CHINA/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19: “China had the worst year they’ve had in 67 years prior to the Chinese virus coming in, prior to the pandemic, prior to whatever you want — you have many names you can call it. You can call it lots of different names but it’s all the same thing. They should have stopped it. […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Former Trump administration economist Todas Philipson said on Friday [July 17, 2020] that his team alerted the White House about the dangers of a looming pandemic outbreak about three months before Covid-19 is believed to have made its way into the United States… On Friday, he told CNN’s Poppy Harlow that he […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “This pandemic has infected more than 3 million Americans. It has cost more than 135,000 lives — and it shows no signs of slowing down. In just the last few days, 19 states reported record cases, including Florida, which saw more than 15,000 new cases in a single day. Hospitalizations and […]

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CLIMATE CHANGE/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Our President wasn’t prepared for this pandemic. He ignored the detailed briefings and warning that our administration left behind. The threat of a pandemic we told them was coming. We gave all this to his administration and transition, but he shut it all down. He shut down the pandemic office […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Donald Trump loves to talk and talk and talk. But after three and a half years of big promises, what do the American people have to show for all the talk? He promised a healthcare plan, but never even offered his own bill as he continues to try to wipe […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Folks, the storm we’re facing together is unlike any we’ve seen in our lifetimes. More than 130,000 people dead, dead, because of the coronavirus. Columbia Medical School is saying that there would be … If he had acted several months or just one week earlier, there would be 36,000 I think […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/EDUCATION/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Donald Trump failed to take any action on testing, contact tracing, creating responsible standards, everything we needed to do to get the pandemic under control and to get educators and students back in the classroom… Last month, I put out a plan to reopen safely and sustainably, including for our public […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Millions of Americans are still out of work wondering when or if their job will come back or worried about how to pay the bills in the meantime. Trump wants to declare his health crisis over and unemployment solved. Unfortunately, he’s deadly wrong on both fronts. We’ve already at more than […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The president wants us to believe there is a choice between the economy and public health. Amazingly he still hasn’t grasped the most basic fact of this crisis. To fix the economy, we have to get control over the virus. Say it again, to fix the economy, we have to get […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Top U.S. health officials told lawmakers Tuesday [June 23, 2020] that they haven’t discussed the Covid-19 pandemic with President Donald Trump for more than two weeks, a period in which cases have surged in some of the most populous states. A spike in infections in Texas, California, Florida and Arizona has ignited […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “It’s worth repeating that this weekend, President Trump admitted he directed his administration to slow down coronavirus testing in the middle of a global pandemic. He continues to prove just how unfit he is to lead our nation.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, June 23, 2020 9:05 pm

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “We’re months into this pandemic and still don’t have proper testing, PPE, or clear nationwide guidance. Instead, Donald Trump: – Pushes dangerous, disproven drugs – Stands in the way of the CDC – Refuses to wear a mask He is failing even the most basic test of leadership.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “This pandemic isn’t just going to go away because you want it to, Mr. President. Step up and do your job before your negligence costs even more lives than it already has.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, June 10, 2020 7:30 pm

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOBS/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Let’s be clear about something. The depth of this job crisis is not attributable to an act of God — but to the failure of a President. The truth is every country dealt with job losses due to the pandemic, but America was hit much harder out of the gate due […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOBS/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I was disturbed, however, to see the President crowing this morning — basically hanging a ‘mission accomplished’ banner when there is so much work to be done — and so many Americans are still hurting… The fact is, there are about 13 million less jobs today for American workers than the […]

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AFRICAN AMERICANS/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/ECONOMY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Remember this: When you have more tests, you have more cases… [W]e had the greatest economy in the history of our country… African American, Hispanic American, Asian American — the greatest employment and unemployment numbers we’ve ever had… But as the global pandemic has shown, once and for all, the United States […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: “Trump’s Tantrum Diplomacy is eroding U.S. credibility on the international stage. Withdrawing from @WHO during a global pandemic is a recipe for disaster and increases the cost of the American response. We must instead rally the world to confront COVID-19.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, May 30, 2020 7:30 pm

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CHINA/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “China’s pattern of misconduct is well known. For decades, they have ripped off the United States like no one has ever done before. Hundreds of billions of dollars a year were lost dealing with China, especially over the years during the prior administration. China raided our factories, offshored our jobs, gutted our […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: “Trump’s Tantrum Diplomacy is eroding U.S. credibility on the international stage. Withdrawing from @WHO during a global pandemic is a recipe for disaster and increases the cost of the American response. We must instead rally the world to confront COVID-19.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, May 30, 2020 7:30 pm

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CHINA/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: “China’s cover-up of the Wuhan virus allowed the disease to spread all over the world, instigating a global pandemic that has cost more than 100,000 American lives and over a million lives worldwide. Chinese officials ignored their reporting obligations to the World Health Organization and pressured the World Health Organization […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/RACISM: “In the past several months, countless Asian Americans have been punched and kicked and threatened, told that they’ll be sorry if they don’t leave this country — their country. They’ve been blamed for COVID-19: yelled at by strangers in parking lots, refused service at stores and needlessly, cruelly scapegoated by the […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “We’re in the middle of a global pandemic — and not only is Donald Trump preventing people from getting the health insurance they need, but he’s also actively trying to terminate the insurance millions already have. It’s morally reprehensible.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, May 27, 2020 1:00 pm

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOBS/OBAMA ADMINISTRATION: “The global pandemic has proven once and for all that to be a strong nation, America must be a manufacturing nation. We’re bringing it back. Six hundred thousand jobs. The previous administration said, ‘Manufacturing, we’re not doing that. It’s gone from this country.’ They were wrong. Six hundred thousand jobs — until we […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The pandemic has shown once again the vital importance of economic independence and bringing supply chains back from China and other countries. I probably got elected — one of the primary reasons was that. ‘Make America Great Again,’ ‘America First’ — call it whatever you want. But we went way out of […]

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AGRICULTURE/CHINA/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “[M]y administration is launching a sweeping new initiative: the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. Through this effort, we are providing $19 billion to support our nation’s agricultural producers, maintain the health of our critical food supply chains, and provide food assistance to American families. Nineteen billion dollars… I’ll tell you, you can go […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE (ACA)/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Today in our country, more than 1.2 million people have been infected with COVID-19. More than 71,000 lives have been lost to this pandemic. And millions more are facing enormous economic instability due to lost jobs, cut hours, reduced wages, and the ever-present fear of what they will do if […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19: “Getting great reviews, finally, for how well we are handling the pandemic, especially our strong production of desperately needed ventilators, the building of field hospitals & beds, and soon, the great things we are doing on testing. People are really working well together!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, May 4, 2020 2:19 am

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/ELIZABETH WARREN: “Relief legislation passed by Congress provides critical support for hospitals, families, small businesses and local governments — efforts that will save lives and help cushion the economic blows of this pandemic. As the price of their support for these measures, Trump and the Republicans insisted on a $500 billion slush fund […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “We left a playbook. He ignored it. We created an office to prepare for pandemics. He gutted it. We had CDC officials in China to detect and contain outbreaks. He pulled them out. Trump can try and shift blame all he wants, but the fact is his actions left us unprepared.” -Joe […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOBS/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “More than 30 million Americans have now lost their jobs since this pandemic seized our nation… Millions upon millions of Americans are suffering economically, there are more than a million confirmed COVID-19 cases nationwide, and we have now lost more American lives to this virus in just a few weeks than we […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/INTELLIGENCE/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I did the foreign policy brief this morning which I do every morning… And they were reading to me and we were talking about what happened, that article in the Washington Post yesterday and how many times, how many times the president was explicitly by his national security team warned of this […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Now that our experts believe the worst days of the pandemic are behind us, Americans are looking forward to the safe and rapid reopening of our country.” -Donald Trump, “Remarks by President Trump on Supporting our Nation’s Small Businesses Through the Paycheck Protection Program,” whitehouse.gov, Apr. 28, 2020

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CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOBS/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Congress gave President Trump the tools to keep people on payroll in the CARES Act, but he hasn’t fully used them. Instead of standing by while the economy sheds millions of jobs each week during this pandemic, Trump should be working around the clock to keep as many people as possible […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “It was clear to me that when the Trump administration transitioned from [the Barack Obama administration], they had no interest in talking about pandemics. We warned them about them. We had been concerned there would be future pandemics. We had set up an office within the White House to have a […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “This pandemic has reaffirmed the importance of keeping vital supply chains at home. We cannot outsource our independence. We cannot be reliant on foreign nations. I’ve been saying this for a long time. If we’ve learned one thing it’s: Let’s do it here, let’s build it here, let’s make it here. We’ve […]

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CORONAVIRUS/JARED KUSHNER/TRUMP PEOPLE: “There were three phases [of the coronavirus pandemic]. There’s the panic phase, the pain phase and then the comeback phase. I do believe that last night symbolized kind of the beginning of the comeback phase. That doesn’t mean there’s not still a lot of pain and there won’t be pain for a […]

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