Biden says he "wasn't prepared" for debate attacks from Harris

Henrietta Brewer
July 5, 2019

Presidential hopeful and Democratic front-runner Joe Biden shot down the notion that he'd be intimidated by President Trump in the general election - saying in an interview that "he's the bully that I knew my whole life". Cuomo asked. Biden said that he only had 30 seconds on stage to make a rebuttal.

"It's disappointing that Senator Harris chose to distort Vice President Biden's position on busing", tweeted Biden deputy campaign manager Kate Bedingfield, "particularly now that she is tying herself in knots trying not to answer the very question she posed to him!"

Harris recalled during the debate how she was benefitted from mandatory school busing in order to integrate public schools and slammed Biden for opposing the controversial policy.

"I was prepared for them to come after me", Biden told CNN's Chris Cuomo on Thursday during a campaign stop in Iowa. Kamala Harris to confront him on issues of race the way she did at the first Democratic primary debate.

Biden pointed out that most swing districts were won by moderate Democrats in the 2018 elections, and he believes that is what the upcoming presidential election "is about". "And if I don't win, it'd be great to have a female president". "Look who won last time out", Biden said. Show me something ahead of time, ' Biden said of North Korea, faulting Trump for his openness with the rogue nation and its leader, Kim Jong Un. "She knows Beau, she knows me". "I'm going to let you die, ' man?" "And I agree with you when you commit yourself to the importance of finding common ground", Harris said to Biden before adding that his comment about the segregationist senators was "personal and it was actually very hurtful".

During the CNN interview, Biden also referenced the moment in a debate between Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton when the then-candidate stood behind her as she spoke, crowding her on national TV.

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