“You can be sure that the word ‘Union’ will be heard many times in the White House,” Biden said on Monday. “If I have the honor of becoming your President, I am going to be the strongest Labor president you ever had.”
Union activists, Biden said, “A code, live by an American code, it sounds corny but it’s real. Honor, duty, country, something bigger than yourself.”
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“Calling those who have served have risked their lives, even given their lives to our nation, ‘losers’ and ‘suckers’ … these are the heroes,” Biden he said. As he did last week, Biden invited his late elder son, Bue Biden, as a veteran of the Iraq war.
“My beaver didn’t lose or suck,” he said.
Trump has strictly refused to comment.
“I’m sorry if I’m getting close to losing my temper, but the simple truth is, if you talk about our veterans, you have no business being president of the United States,” Biden said on Monday.
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“No president has ever talked about our soldiers and women in this way. Sorry if I’m getting close to losing my temper, but … if you talk about our veterans You have no business President ” pic.twitter.com/9MuwVcOHpN
– Andrew Solander (@AndrewSolender) September 7, 2020
Biden also emphasized the president’s response to the coronovirus epidemic, saying the president left American activists behind.
“He was worried that if he started talking about saving people’s lives, the stock market could collapse,” Biden said, adding that “we know it’s great for his rich friends but it’s us Not very good for the rest of me. ”
“If I’m in the oval office, guess who’s with me?” Unions, Labor, You, ”said Biden.
“There used to be a basic bargain in this country: workers shared in the wealth they helped in their work,” he said later during a question-and-answer period. The coronovirus epidemic, he said, has made it clear that “we can’t really survive” without front-line workers.
Biden noted his wife Jill’s experience as a teacher to specifically argue that “we take better care of teachers.”
“We’re already short about 125,000 teachers and if we don’t do anything about it, it will be closer to a quarter million teachers by 2023 and if that happens, I’m sleeping alone,” he said Quipped in the finale.