“All Trump sees from Park Avenue is Wall Street,” he mentioned. “That’s why the only metric of the American prosperity for him is the value of the Dow Jones.”
Mr. Trump mentioned this week, incorrectly, that “stocks are owned by everybody,” and Mr. Biden took intention at him on that topic, invoking Scranton and Claymont, Del., the place Mr. Biden’s household moved when he was a toddler.
“Trump says, by the way, I’m paraphrasing, everyone’s in the stock market,” Mr. Biden mentioned. “That’s why he cares about the stock market. What the hell’s he talking about? People I grew up with in Scranton and Claymont, they don’t have money in stocks. Every penny we made was to pay the bills and take care of the families.”
Mr. Biden assailed Mr. Trump on various different topics, together with his dealing with of the coronavirus pandemic, his reported feedback about fallen troopers, his want to chop capital positive factors taxes and his failure to advance an infrastructure plan.
“I know how to do the job of being president,” Mr. Biden mentioned. “No matter how wealthy Donald Trump is, no matter how much he doctors his, if he does, his tax returns, he doesn’t have a clue how to be president.”
At one level, Mr. Biden described the federal price range deficit as “bonkers.” He additionally laid out various his financial proposals, citing his want for the federal government to purchase American merchandise when it spends taxpayer cash, amongst different issues. “I’m not looking to punish anybody,” Mr. Biden mentioned. “But damn it, it’s about time the super wealthy and corporate America start paying their fair share.”