One area where Mr. Biden may come under attack from Mr. Trump is tax policy. I did that. On Oct. 9, the second presidential debate was canceled. BIDEN'S CLAIM: "He has executive orders that have no power. But did either candidate change the dynamics of the race? KEITH: I do think that it's notable that after the debate, when the Trump campaign held a call with reporters, they put a lot more emphasis on Trump painting Biden as a career politician than they did on the Hunter Biden stuff. He cites increases in military funding, his elimination of environmental regulations, peace agreements in the Middle East and actions to shut down immigration. The health department, however, said it was unclear whether the person had the virus prior to attending the rally or contracted while there or after, and was "unaware" of any outbreak associated with the rally. We Insist: A Timeline Of Protest Music In 2020. We can't lock ourselves up in a basement like Joe does. Biden, who was arguing that Trump and Republicans would kick people with preexisting conditions off of health care if they rescinded the Affordable Care Act, is correct that somewhere around 100 million Americans have preexisting conditions, according to studies. There is no indication that is true; vaccine trials are still underway and the Food and Drug Administration has imposed rules requiring months of data for emergency use of a new vaccine. Trump still wants to wear the outsider mantle. He was saying, hey, Texas, Pennsylvania, Ohio, did you hear this? This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee for president Joe Biden face off in the first presidential debate of 2020 Tuesday night in Cleveland.. … Still, Weissman called Hunter Biden's business activity "orders of magnitude" less troubling than how the Trump family has operated its businesses during the Trump administration. "Dr. Fauci said the opposite," Trump said. It had been scheduled for Oct. 15 in Miami. When he is pressed for accomplishments, Mr. Trump cites the First Step Act, which made some reforms to federal sentencing laws, benefiting minorities. At the outset, in his very first response, he made this pitch quite clearly around COVID. "There aren't 100 million people with preexisting conditions," Trump said. Dan Royles and other people watch at Gramps bar a streaming broadcast of the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, Sept. 29, 2020, in Miami. KEITH: The basement Joe thing is something that Trump and his allies say all the time, but Biden was ready with a response that spoke to all the Americans who have been killed by the virus. Accuracy and availability may vary. FACT CHECK: 100 million or more people have preexisting conditions in the U.S. Biden said during the debate that "100 million people" have preexisting conditions, while Trump said that number was "totally wrong.". KING: Another thing that we expected, Tam, last night was that President Trump would personally attack Joe Biden. Trump came back to these ideas and attacks frequently. "Anyone who's responsible for that many deaths should not remain as President of the United States of America," Biden said. Only Nevada is considered a battleground in the presidential race among the states mailing ballots. But it probably didn't do anything to change the race's trajectory. The final presidential debate of the 2020 election season was more calm and policy-oriented than the first. Unless voters are there to utilize register to vote, request mail ballots, fill them out in-person, and submit them to clerks, they are not allowed in. In fact, according to groups that track drug prices, pharmaceutical companies have continued to hike costs on drugs this year. Candidates are allowed to appoint two poll watchers, and political parties are allowed to appoint three, per precinct, who are permitted inside polling places to observe, challenge the qualification of voters, and potentially raise legal challenges, according to state law. study published in July. Biden's stance against Medicare for All, which would overhaul the health care system and implement a single-payer, government-run system was a signature position throughout the Democratic primary. The president and his campaign are using episodes of violence against the police to generate fear and support among his base. ': Trump sounds off at Biden, Biden and Trump's reactions spoke loudly in final debate, CNN's Abby Phillip breaks down Trump and Biden's debate performances, Daniel Dale: Trump was better behaved, but he lied more, Van Jones calls Trump's response 'inhuman' and sparks fiery debate, Undecided voters say who they will vote for after debate, Tapper: Trump running single most negative, sleazy campaign, Fact check: Toned-down Trump continues his onslaught of falsehoods, Trump fails to get the game-changing moment he wanted in final debate with Joe Biden. A poll from August found a narrow majority of voters in Pennsylvania actually oppose fracking, and Biden is looking for a big turnout from young voters who care about climate change. But the administration's latest plan on insulin -- limiting Medicare copays to $35 per month -- doesn't start until next year, according to details released by his administration. The $2 trillion plan, which was put forth after Biden tapped Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., along with former Secretary of State John Kerry, to lead his climate task force, includes some core concepts of the Green New Deal, including the need to "embrace greater ambition on an epic scale to meet the scope of this challenge," and that "our environment and our economy are completely and totally connected." Dare I say that they actually had an exchange of ideas about how to handle the pandemic that got beyond sort of the absolutism of either it's open or it's all shut down? Watch the key moments from the final presidential debate, Trump's response about responsibility surprises Biden, 'I ran because of you! ", CLAIM: Biden says 100 million Americans have preexisting conditions, Trump says he's wrong. Matt Stevens and Michael M. Grynbaum contributed reporting. After the debate, Biden's campaign sought to clarify the exchange, saying the former vice president was specifically talking about eliminating oil subsidies. By my doing it early -- in fact, Dr. Fauci said, 'President Trump saved thousands of lives.' Good morning, ladies. There is fraud.". These states are not "all run by Democrats" either. Joe Biden he's running against him. Following the virus-induced shutdowns, the economy’s growth has stalled and unemployment has soared, even with some recovery in recent months. “This president is going to try to indirectly steal the election by arguing that mail-in ballots don’t work,” he said in July. Did he go down that road? That is almost certain to be a major focus of Mr. Biden’s in the debate, too. And Biden talked about a slow transition away from a reliance on fossil fuels. But if the race is hinging in part on Trump's behavior, his approach Thursday is more in line with what his team was hoping for. Joseph R. Biden Jr. wants to restore the soul of America. Increasing heat and droughts are "supercharging" wildfires by creating drier conditions for trees and brush. He said as much earlier this week; in a town hall event, Trump responded when asked what he would do differently: "Not much. His answers were a sign that Trump doesn't plan to change his approach to coronavirus, even as cases surge. The moderator: The vice-presidential debate was moderated by Susan Page, USA Today’s Washington bureau chief.