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Joe Biden crushed Donald Trump’s accusation he abandoned Scranton and Pennsylvania

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President Donald Trump went after former Vice President Joe Biden Monday night at a Pennsylvania rally. Trump and his supporters on cable news have been quick to accuse Biden of abandoning his people in Pennslyvania, but Biden’s actual story might not help Trump out.

“’He left Scranton!’” Biden said, quoting Trump’s attack, New York Times reporter Jonathan Martin tweeted.

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“I did, I was 10 years old, man,” Biden continued. “My dad left for a reason [Trump] couldn’t possibly understand. He left when coal died and there were no jobs…”

When Biden was in office he was frequently referred to by locals as Pennsylvania’s third Senator due to his loyalty to the state and family and friends still living in the state. Indeed, he founded the Biden Institute and Biden School of Public Policy & Administration in Delaware, where he served as the official senator. But Biden also began the Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement at the University of Pennsylvania as well.


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Will Trump peacefully vacate the Oval Office if he loses the presidential election in 2020? A lesson from 1800

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As primary season heats up in the United States, the Democrats are anxiously debating the best path to unseat Donald Trump in 2020. But the question of how to beat Trump is perhaps less urgent than the issue of whether he will accept defeat.

Trump has already questioned his loss of the 2016 popular vote with baseless accusations of voter fraud. He has also repeatedly toyed with the idea of extending his presidency beyond the eight-year limit enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, even trumpeting Jerry Falwell Jr.’s assertion that his first term be extended by two years to compensate for the Russia investigation. Perhaps most ominously, Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen warned while testifying before the House Oversight Committee in February 2019:

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Elizabeth Warren accuses Congress of complicity in Trump’s continued abuses

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren accused the U.S. Congress of complicity in President Donald Trump's continued abuse of power late Friday, after reports surfaced of his alleged attempts to solicit foreign meddling in the 2020 presidential election, and reiterated her demand that Democrats use their majority in the House to pursue impeachment.

Warren's tweeted statement came hours after the Wall Street Journal reported that Trump urged Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden's opposition to a Ukrainian prosecutor in 2016.

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UAW strike ‘threatens to upend the economy in Michigan’ — and could destroy Trump’s re-election: report

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At the end of the first week of a major strike by the United Auto Workers, the employment standoff threatens to upend President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election map, the Chicago Times reported Saturday.

Approximately 46,000 workers have been striking against General Motors.

There are two major threats to Trump's campaign from the strike.

The first is that the strike could cause regional recessions -- threatening Trump's political standing in key Rust Belt states.

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