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Biden Loses His Cool After Trump Gets Under His Skin Less Than 30 Minutes Into Debate

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President Joe Biden lost his cool during Thursday’s debate, calling former President Donald Trump a “sucker” and a “loser.”

Biden had raised the issue of a 2020 story in The Atlantic, which several Trump administration officials have refuted, that during a trip to France in 2018 Trump skipped a visit to a military cemetery saying it’s “filled with suckers and losers.”

Trump said at the time the reason he did not go was because the weather would not allow his helicopter to fly to Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, near Paris.

Further, he did not want to go by road because of the logistical challenge of using a presidential motorcade, particularly in a foreign country.

Trump visited a different cemetery the next day, honoring American war dead, the Associated Press reported at the time.

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Biden raised the issue at the debate saying, “My son was not a loser was not a sucker, you’re the sucker. You’re the loser.”

“First of all, that was a made up quote,” Trump responded. “Suckers and losers. They made it up. It was in a third rate magazine, that’s failing like many of these magazines.”

“He made that up. He put it in commercials. We’ve notified him,” the 45th president continued.

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“We had 19 people that said I didn’t say it,” Trump stated. “I’m so glad this came up, and he brought it up. There’s nobody that’s taken better care of our soldiers than I have. To think that I would in front of generals and other say ‘suckers’ and ‘losers.'”

Trump then argued the story was fabricated like the 2016 allegation his campaign had colluded with Russia, and the 51 intelligence agents in 2020 who said that first son Hunter Biden’s laptop story was likely Russian disinformation.

Biden’s son Beau Biden was a member of the Delaware National Guard, serving as a Judge Advocate General officer.

In 2008, he deployed to Iraq for a year.

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Beau died at age 46 from brain cancer in 2015.

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Randy DeSoto has written more than 3,000 articles for The Western Journal since he joined the company in 2015. He is a graduate of West Point and Regent University School of Law. He is the author of the book "We Hold These Truths" and screenwriter of the political documentary "I Want Your Money."
Randy DeSoto is the senior staff writer for The Western Journal. He wrote and was the assistant producer of the documentary film "I Want Your Money" about the perils of Big Government, comparing the presidencies of Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama. Randy is the author of the book "We Hold These Truths," which addresses how leaders have appealed to beliefs found in the Declaration of Independence at defining moments in our nation's history. He has been published in several political sites and newspapers.

Randy graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a BS in political science and Regent University School of Law with a juris doctorate.
Birthplace
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Nationality
American
Honors/Awards
Graduated dean's list from West Point
Education
United States Military Academy at West Point, Regent University School of Law
Books Written
We Hold These Truths
Professional Memberships
Virginia and Pennsylvania state bars
Location
Phoenix, Arizona
Languages Spoken
English
Topics of Expertise
Politics, Entertainment, Faith




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