Takeaways From Trump's 2020 Campaign Launch - Page 3

He's still an outsider, he tells adoring crowd
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 19, 2019 7:07 AM CDT

  • A cure for cancer? One of the promises Trump did make for his second term was eradicating AIDS and curing diseases "including cancer and others." The remarks came hours after son Donald Trump Jr. mocked Joe Biden for having a similar goal on cancer, the AP reports.
  • Response from Bernie Sanders. Sanders called for a transformation of America in a live rebuttal immediately after the rally, Vox reports. "To bring the American people together around an agenda that works for all of us, not just the wealthy on top," he said. "We have a president who is a racist, who is a sexist, who is a homophobe, a xenophobe, and he is a religious bigot. His strategy of re-election is to divide the American people up. Our job is to allow him not to do that."
  • And from Joe Biden. Biden responded to the rally around an hour later. "Let’s be clear: President Trump inherited a growing economy from the Obama-Biden administration," he tweeted. "And now, he’s in the process of squandering it."
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