Biden digs at Trump for ‘being crushed by debt’

“I know not everyone’s feeling enthusiasm. The other day a defeated man … came up to me and said, Mr. President I’m being crushed by debt, I’m completely wiped out,” Biden said. “I had to say, ‘I’m sorry Donald, I can’t help you.’”

Biden made the joke to a group of supporters at a campaign reception in Houston. Before the comment, he was saying the press doesn’t cover positive polls for him enough, including five national polls that show him ahead of Trump in November.

“I like the press, but they don’t talk about it much,” Biden said. “Five national polls having us leading since my State of the Union.”

Trump was found liable for fraud last year and ordered to pay nearly half a million dollars, in a civil case brought by New York state’s attorney general. As of Wednesday, the former president had less than a week to secure the bond or risk the seizure of his assets.

He is challenging the trial court’s finding that he conspired to alter his net worth for tax and insurance benefits but his lawyer said Monday that it is “impossible” for Trump to secure a full appeals bond in that amount due to lack of cash on hand.

The Biden campaign mocked Trump throughout the day Thursday about his fundraising numbers. The campaign dubbed him “Broke Don” and said that the former president would “fire himself” if he put up these kinds of numbers on “The Apprentice.”

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