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WATCH: Biden jogs up stairs to board airplane as Trump recovers from COVID-19 in hospital

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Joe Biden boards campaign airplane (C-SPAN/screen grab)

Democratic candidate Joe Biden demonstrated his physical fitness on Monday by jogging up the stairs to his campaign airplane.

Before leaving his home state of Delaware for a campaign event in Florida, Biden told reporters on the airport tarmac that he would be willing to go forward with a presidential debate if the experts say it’s safe.

“Listen to the science,” Biden said. “If the scientists say that it’s safe then I think that’s fine. I’ll do whatever the experts say is the appropriate thing to do.”

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“I’m looking forward to the opportunity to have a town hall meeting if that occurs,” he added.

With that, the former vice president turned and bounded up the stairs to board his campaign jet.

The display of Biden’s physical fitness could be seen as a contrast to President Donald Trump, who is currently battling a COVID-19 infection in the hospital.

Watch the video below from C-SPAN.


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Early voting to be hit by heavy rain and flooding as Hurricane Zeta barrels towards the Gulf Coast

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Hurricane Zeta is expected to make landfall near Louisiana's border with Mississippi on Wednesday evening as campaigns work to get supporters to the polls and convince any undecided voters to back their candidate.

"Hurricane conditions and life-threatening storm surge are possible along portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday, and Storm Surge and Hurricane Watches are in effect," the National Hurricane Center warned.

"Between Tuesday night and Thursday, heavy rainfall is expected from portions of the central Gulf Coast into the southern Appalachians and Mid-Atlantic states near and in advance of Zeta. This rainfall will lead to flash, urban, small stream, and minor river flooding," the center explained.

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2020 Election

Lincoln Project releases harrowing new video of the future if Trump wins re-election

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The Lincoln Project, the group of former top GOP strategists seeking to beat President Donald Trump in the 2020 election, released another new video on Monday evening.

Unlike other videos, the latest release did not feature Trump saying crazy things. Instead, it is more like a 60-second short film.

It features a mother listening to election night returns. She goes into her son's bedroom and lovingly awakens him.

"Hey honey, you asked me to wake you and tell you what happened in the election," she says.

"Who won?" the child asked.

"Trump," she replied. "Trump won."

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Twitter again takes action against Trump for lying about mail-in ballots

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On Monday, President Donald Trump tweeted yet another false claim about mail-in ballots, and implicitly called for throwing out any ballots that have not been received by November 3rd even if they were postmarked before that date.

Twitter took action against the president's false statement, hiding it behind a warning that it "might be misleading about how to participate in an election or another civic process."

The social network has previously limited other tweets from the president, including those giving false information about the COVID-19 pandemic and one that appeared to glorify the shooting of civil rights protesters.

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