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Speaking via livestream, former Vice President Joe Biden said President Trump was slow to recognize and respond to the health crisis
Former Vice President Joe Biden, the leading Democratic candidate for president, called for a far more urgent and better coordinated response to the coronavirus pandemic from the White House, in his first remarks of a new effort to reach voters while the campaign is essentially on hold.

Speaking via livestream from his home in Delaware, Biden said President Trump was slow to recognize and respond to the health crisis, and that the president continues to show a lack of understanding of what needs to be done to address the rapid spread of the virus across the U.S.

"President Trump is not to blame for the coronavirus," Biden said, adding that the president does bear responsibility for the response. "I along with every other American hope he steps up to get this right," Biden said. He also said that "this isn't about politics," given how much is at stake.

Biden noted that the president has likened this to war and describes himself as a "wartime president." "Then start to act like one," Biden admonished.

He called for urgency in the response and said the president needs to use the powers of the Defense Production Act in order to enlist businesses and manufacturers to quickly ramp up production of much needed emergency supplies for health care workers, and to accelerate the availability of testing.

Biden referenced the daily press briefings the president has been having with his coronavirus task force. Biden said such briefings offer important opportunities to inform and reassure the American public, adding "they are not a place for political attacks or to lash out at the press." The president has frequently done so at the daily news conferences.

Biden's livestream, with a new in-home studio apparatus, is an effort at counter-programming. It's not clear how often the former vice president will hold such events, but Trump's daily appearances in the White House briefing room are an example of the power of incumbency, which the Democrat's campaign felt compelled to answer.

While Biden has a potentially insurmountable lead against Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator has also been holding similar virtual events to address the pandemic. He even missed a crucial Senate vote related to a massive economic aid package on Sunday night to hold a livestream event on the crisis with Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib.
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Democrats fret as Joe Biden becomes ‘irrelevant’ in coronavirus crisis
Just days after his commanding primary victories in Florida, Arizona and Illinois, the coronavirus has turned former Vice President Joe Biden into a virtual prisoner of his Delaware home, where he’s reduced to sniping at President Trump from the family rec room.

“He’s making himself irrelevant,” Saikat Chakrabarti, a former chief of staff to Queens Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, told The Post, saying the virtual broadcasts were not helping. “We need action immediately, and Biden can’t do anything real right now.”

Biden has been forced to watch from the sidelines as President Trump steals the spotlight with daily coronavirus briefings that have been a ratings smash.

Though some experts have criticized the president for spreading inaccurate information and promoting untested antibiotics during his briefings, polls suggest Americans are increasingly pleased with his performance handling the deadly pandemic.

The latest findings from Gallup show the president with a 49% approval rating, approaching a career high he last enjoyed in February during the height of his Senate impeachment trial. The same survey found 60% of Americans now approve of his handling of the coronavirus crisis, including more than a quarter of Democrats.

“I think Trump is being seen as handing the pandemic well by the public even though he was too late to start procuring any [personal protective equipment],” Chakrabarti said, explaining the polling bounce, adding that Biden missed his moment to make an impression. “[Trump] is the only one going up every day and talking to the American people.”

Sen. Bernie Sanders — whose challenge to Biden for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination is sagging — has been in D.C. helping to hammer out trillions of dollars in coronavirus relief spending. The 78-year has also held several in depth coronavirus town halls via Facebook Live.

But Biden has gone nearly dark. Aside from a call with reporters, and a virtual live-stream appearance at a fundraiser on Sunday, the ex-vice president reappeared on television on March 24.

And his appearances have not gone smoothly.

On his first day back on the air, Biden sat for an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper. During the brief Q&A, Biden coughed repeatedly into his fist shortly after telling the anchor he had no symptoms of coronavirus and had not been tested. At one point Tapper even scolded the vice president for not directing coughs into his elbow.

The coughing came along with the usual Biden word salads. On “The View” that same day, the former veep told guest co-host Sara Haines that “we have to take care of the cure. That will make the problem worse no matter what.”

He also had an emotional moment during a virtual CNN town hall Friday talking about personal loss and almost gave out his telephone number on live television.

Many Democrats and armchair pundits have unflatteringly compared Biden’s performance with Gov. Cuomo, who has won praise from both sides of the aisle for his smooth command of facts, regular virus updates and tough, no-nonsense approach to defiant New Yorkers. The fervor peaked as the hashtag #PresidentCuomo zipped across Twitter last week.

“He is currently the only Democrat showing leadership in a moment of crisis, at least publicly,” Chakrabarti said. “Cuomo is doing the daily press conference, he’s leading in a way that President Trump was.”

Reps for Biden’s campaign declined to comment for this story.

Though the pandemic has prevented Biden from deploying his famous retail political skills, his campaign has tried to remain active, putting out a blizzard of press statements including his own “action plan to save the economy.”

He’s made overtures to the base even while in isolation, including checking in to DJ D-Nice’s “Club Quarantine” party on Instagram last week and making a virtual appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Thursday.

The campaign is also confident Trump will ultimately botch the coronavirus response.

“Donald Trump’s failure to take this virus seriously in the face of urgent and obvious warning signs will go down as one of most incompetent and ultimately harmful decisions by a president in recent history,” a Biden aide told The Post.

Biden continues to hold a small but enduring lead over Trump in national head-to-head polls, with recent surveys from Emerson, Monmouth and NBCNews/WSJ all showing him out front. A Fox News polls this week gave him a 9 point lead.

Other Democrats said Trump’s 60 percent coronavirus rating should be taken with a grain of salt.

“During the Iran Hostage crisis, Carter had a 67 approval. For a leader in a time of crisis this is a pretty crappy rating. The Bushes both had 90s at one time,” Democratic strategist James Carville told The Post. “I think Biden will win easily. I don’t think it will be particularly close.”
 

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Carter having a 67% with the Iran shit ? He was a lame spineless twit.. Regan gets in an they are released. Carter an Obama ... matched set :rolleyes:
 

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The most people he ever got to watch that shit was 2800 people while 14 million were watching TRUMP at his chi-com virus pressers. . Thats why they gave up.
 

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Joe's layin' low, it's the smart thing to do right now.

Just saw the Cheeto in Chief though, he looks so stressed out that his transplanted fake hair is starting fall out too. Can you reseed that shit again.
Holy brain dead response, Batman!
 

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Joe's layin' low, it's the smart thing to do right now.

Just saw the Cheeto in Chief though, he looks so stressed out that his transplanted fake hair is starting fall out too. Can you reseed that shit again.
How fucking childish can you get? He can buy hair until hell freezes over if he wants you jealous prick.
 

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saw today Bidens insider's including his wife (a Doctor) are all scared shitless on Joes slipping mental facilities. Supposedly as planned Biden will step out due to health reasons and hand the reins to NY Gov. Andrew Mark Cuomo. Presto Change-O Bernie gets screwed again by Dem Party
 

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you libtards got nothing..... naynay goes for the muh dik and you go for the C....... what a pathetic, lonely bunch
Just put them on nignore and their stupidity is unseen
 
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