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‘Will you shut up, man?’ Biden gets fired up at debate as Trump repeatedly interrupts him

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Donald Trump and Joe Biden appear at 2020 presidential debate (Fox News/screen grab)

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden struggled to overcome an interrupting President Donald Trump at Tuesday night’s debate.

At the first 2020 presidential debate between the two men, Biden was asked about his position on expanding the Supreme Court. But the candidate refused to give a direct answer.

“The issue is the American people should speak,” Biden said. “You should go out and vote. Vote and let your senators know how strongly you feel.”

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“Are you going to pack the court?” Trump interrupted.

“Let people know,” Biden said.

“He doesn’t want to answer the question,” Trump charged. “Why won’t you answer that question?”

As Biden tried to speak, Trump continue to badger him, calling the Democrat “radical.”

“Will you shut up, man?” Biden said, lowering his head. “This is so unpresidential.”

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At that point, moderator Chris Wallace ended the segment.

“That was really a productive segment, wasn’t it?” Biden joked. “Keep yapping, man.”

“The people understand, Joe,” Trump insisted.

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Trump takes his COVID-spreader show to Omaha — in search of a key electoral vote

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Donald Trump’s super-spreader campaign rallies generally don’t matter in the big picture of things. But there’s one happening this evening that’s a little different.

Trump will be taking over a ramp at 7:30 p.m. at Omaha’s Eppley Airfield. It is being billed as an outdoor event with “strong precautions” in place to prevent the spread of a pandemic disease that the main speaker will be telling his audience is fake news. And they’re hoping to draw 10,000 potential pandemic patients.

The reason Trump is in Omaha is the same one that President Barack Obama was there in 2008: a recognition that the Nebraska 2nd congressional district’s one electoral vote could literally decide the fate of the free world. Nebraska and Maine are the only two states that portion delegates in part by congressional districts.

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Militia leader denies that flying a Confederate flag is racist in NBC News exposé

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On MSNBC's Deadline White House Tuesday, correspondent Cal Perry spoke with a militia leader in Kentucky who denied that carrying a Confederate flag was a form of racism.

"There are photos of you carrying Confederate flags," Perry said.

"Some people don't. People in my group are Puerto Rico, Blacks, Cubans, I've got a mixture," said Tara Brandau of the National Patriotic Defense Team militia.

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Trump says militia that sought to kidnap and kill Michigan’s Gov. Whitmer was ‘maybe a problem, maybe it wasn’t’

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In a startling moment during his Michigan rally Tuesday, President Donald Trump implied that the militia that attempted to kidnap and kill Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) was maybe or maybe not all that big of a problem.

“People are entitled to say maybe it was a problem, maybe it wasn’t," Trump told his rally.

It's a commonly used tactic by Trump to say things like "people say" or "some say" or raise hypotheticals so that it gives him the ability to say "I don't think that, people do." But he has never been able to cite the actual person that said that to him.

In this case, one would assume all political leaders would oppose kidnapping and killing a political leader regardless of the party to which he or she belongs. In Ohio they've opted for a gentler approach, merely trying to recall Republican Gov. Mike DeWine for his mask mandate.

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