President Trump gathered his supporters in Jacksonville, Florida, on Thursday night as he sought to keep a state he won in 2016. Mr Trump hit on familiar topics, including that former Vice President Joe Biden is weak for criminals.
“Joe Biden is as weak as hell,” the president said of his Democratic opponent, saying Biden wanted to destroy prisons and said law enforcement was the enemy.
Mr. Trump picked up Wednesday night. He is a suspect in the arrest and it is believed that the officers will succeed. The protests erupted on Wednesday night after no police were directly blamed for the death of Breona Taylor.
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The president said “Biden’s anti-police crusade must stop.” Biden said he did not want to weaken the police.
The CBS News Battleground Tracker survey suggests the state gives Biden an advantage over Mr Trump, with 48% to 46% Mr Trump recently relocating from New York to Florida.
How to watch Trump’s rally today
- What: President Trump is holding a rally
- Date: September 24, 2020
- Time: 19:00 ET
- Location: Jacksonville, Florida
- Online stream: Live on CBSN – in the player on top and on your mobile phone or streaming device
The president is defending himself after refusing to say on Wednesday whether he will do so.
“Well, we’ll have to see what happens,” said Trump, when asked by a reporter at a White House news conference if he would commit to a peaceful transfer of power.
White House spokeswoman Kaylee McEnnany tried to clear that answer when asked about it on Thursday.
“The president will accept the results of free and fair elections,” she said.
He has only two days left from the announcement of his election to the Supreme Court, which will take place at 5 pm on Saturday.
“I am very close to a final choice,” the president told reporters Thursday before leaving the White House, insisting his decision would be “very monumental.”