Skip to comments.Biden To Hold ‘Shadow Briefings’ On Coronavirus ‘To Tell The American People Truth’
Posted on 03/23/2020 7:25:26 AM PDT by yardboyd
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden plans to begin live-streaming his own briefings on the coronavirus Monday, attempting to keep his Democratic presidential run relevant while the deadly virus sidelines his campaign.
He told donors in tele-fundraiser Sunday that it is time for Americans to come together in the face of a crisis, and he slammed President Trump and Republican lawmakers for botching economic rescue legislation.
This is a time for this nation to come together because, folks, were all in this together. This virus doesnt care whether youre a Democrat or Republican, Mr. Biden, who is hunkered down at his home in Delaware, told the 72 donors on the conference call.
He said the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 does not discriminate based on gender, race, ethnicity or anything else.
From the Great Depression to two world wars to 9/11, to the pandemic of 1918. This country has always overcome every crisis we faced in our history. Were gonna overcome this one, too, said Mr. Biden
Mr. Bidens home has been outfitted with high-speed internet for his shadow briefings that will be broadcast from his home as a counterpoint to Mr. Trumps daily press conferences on the federal response to the outbreak.
Theyve converted a recreation room, basically, into a television studio. And so beginning tomorrow, I guess tomorrow, Im making the first presentation at 11:30 a.m. thereabouts, Eastern Standard Time, said Mr. Biden, who was closing in on the nomination when the outbreak all but closed down the presidential race.
GOPUSA Editors Note: What About Andrew Cuomo? Hes already doing this, daily, lengthy, endless briefings.
The call Sunday was the Biden campaigns second tele-fundraiser since the coronavirus struck the U.S.
An in-person fundraiser was originally scheduled to take place in Atlanta. Muhtar Kent, the former chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company, hosted the conference call.
Mr. Biden said a presidents job in times of crisis was telling the American people the truth.
We need to tell the American people the truth, the unvarnished truth: where things stand, where theyre heading, what has to be done to head it off, he said. The American people are going to do anything theyll do anything we ask them. Theyll meet any challenge, just as long as we tell them the truth. And thats the responsibility of a president. Thats what the American people are owed.
He also blamed the wrangling over the more than $1 trillion COVID-19 relief bill on Mr. Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican.
Theres an impasse now because apparently, Mitch McConnell and the president are changing the game plan, said Mr. Biden.
Shortly after Mr. Bidens call, Senate Democrats derailed the bill in a procedural vote.
He cant distinguish between his wife and his sister, what state he is in nor the words to the Constitution much less keep us informed about corona virus.
Think I will go with Trump and his press briefings as well as Mike Pence. Far more reliable information.
Comedy Hour with the Democrats. It will backfire on them.
Biden telling the truth????
This is gonna be fun.
Joe no longer knows the truth even though it hits him right between the eyes. He is in a loser party.
As if one needed more proof that our media has their heads so completely up the Democrat Obamahole is the fact that they actually repeat this total pile of excrement without even a hint of a smile.
And then they’ll turn their head around and criticize Trump for acting like a leader with good judgement.
Imagine, modern journalists who imagine that they are superior to any other human life form - when the opposite conclusion is a QED.
Biden is playing politics while the country has a pandemic on its hands.
He needs to shut the hell up and go away.
Ultimately this will be good for Trump, Biden is a bumbling gaffe prone fool, who is suffering from the onset dementia...which evident to anyone listening to him...
You will see side by side, one man who appears to be in charge and making command decision and the other bumbling and stumbling around to complete a single sentence....
The guy who has a black belt in lying (he’s a democrat) is going to tell the truth?
Biden telling the truth????
About our dealings with China? Hes into it up to his toupee
He’ll probably be able to bring on some ultra-lefty “experts” to bolster whatever nonsense he spews, unfortunately. His people must know better than to let him loose on his own here.
Just what we need. Goofball stirring up social unrest.
Did NumNuts hire a “Recognizer of Truth” to work on his staff?
Just what we need: a pretend President. Slow Joe is desperately trying to avoid political oblivion.
A fate worse than death. Go figure.
Totally agree. You are also making the assumption that people will actually watch this idiocy (I don’t think they will). My money is on the American people thinking this is silly posing. He isn’t even the nominee yet.
Any DemonRat telling the truth??
So no questions of course. I knew when the rats sabotaged the bill last night it was part of this Biden BS show he was putting on. So millions of Americans can go F themselves so we can use the stalled bill to push the narrative to help Biden. The evil that lives in their black hearts is beyond comprehension.
As a guy in a 1000 dollar suit told me in Wash DC in 2009: “if Joe didn’t have a chauffeur, he’d have a hard time finding his way home for lunch”
Lets get real. Everyone really wants to know what Whoopi has to say ‘bout it.
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