Biden and Trump clash again over fracking, oil industry at final debate

President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden clashed again Thursday night over energy policy and how reform would impact American workers. During their debate in Nashville, Tenn., Trump accused Biden of embracing a radical environmental agenda that would ban fracking and destroy the oil industry. “He was against fracking,” Trump said. “He said it … until he got the nomination, went to Pennsylvania, then he said — but you know what Pennsylvania, he’ll be against it very soon because his party is totally against it.” “Fracking on federal land, I said, no fracking…

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Biden slams Trump as he distances himself from progressives: ‘He thinks he’s running against somebody else’

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden ripped President Trump for focusing on his attacks on Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders and other leading progressives during a clash about health care policy at the final presidential debate in Nashville on Thursday night. The heated exchange occurred after Biden was asked to address Americans who are concerned about a shift toward socialized medicine under his proposed health care plan. When Biden said it was “ridiculous” to suggest his plan was a step toward a government health care takeover, Trump argued that leading Democrats, including…

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Trump and Biden refrain from interrupting each other

What a difference from last month. The first presidential debate between Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and President Trump which was held in late September in Cleveland, Ohio was a chaotic clash. The showdown – described as a “debacle” and even a “s— show” – was plagued by incessant interruptions and insults. The president was the larger of the two culprits – according to a Fox News analysis, the president interrupted Biden and moderator Chris Wallace of “Fox News Sunday” a total of 145 times, with the former vice president interrupting Trump and Wallace 67…

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Trump and Biden clash over reopening plans, former VP won’t rule out more shutdowns

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden indicated on Thursday that he was open to implementing more economic shutdowns to combat the coronavirus pandemic. When asked whether he had ruled out future shutdowns, Biden said no, but added that there should be standards governing potential closures. “If you have a reproduction rate in a community that’s above a certain level, everybody says ‘slow up,’ more social distancing, do not open bars and do not open gymnasiums. Do not open until you get this under control,” Biden said, adding that schools and businesses…

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Trump, Biden clash over Hunter Biden business questions at final presidential debate

President Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden clashed over alleged foreign financial entanglements in the final presidential debate on Thursday, with Trump telling Biden “you owe an explanation to the American people” about son Hunter Biden’s past business dealings as the former vice president empathetically denied anything “unethical” took place. The debate exchange followed the recent news reports of past communications between Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, and his business partners that have raised questions about what Joe Biden knew about these foreign business dealings. Biden’s campaign has denied involvement or making money off…

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Biden pressed on Hunter Biden business questions at debate, insists ‘nothing was unethical’

Vice President Joe Biden denied taking money from foreign actors on Thursday as President Trump took him to task over details surrounding his son’s business dealings in Russia. “The kind of things that you’ve done and the kind of moneys that your family has taken,” Trump said, during the final presidential debate in Nashville.  “I mean, your brother made money in Iraq — millions of dollars — your other brother made a fortune. And it’s all through you, Joe. And they say you get some of it. And you do live very well. You have houses all over the place. You live…

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Trump says ‘good chance’ coronavirus vaccine ready in weeks, as Biden predicts ‘dark winter’

President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden met for their second and final presidential debate before the Nov. 3 election, immediately jumping into the impact of the coronavirus. “We have a vaccine that’s coming. It’s ready,” Trump said Thursday night. “It’s going to be announced within weeks and it’s going to be delivered.” “We have Operation Warp Speed, the military is going to distribute the vaccine,” the president added. LIVE UPDATES: TRUMP, BIDEN FACE-OFF IN FINAL PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE BEFORE ELECTION Trump’s comments on the timeline regarding a vaccine turn…

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Detroit News backs John James, Republican challenger to Democrat Gary Peters, in Michigan Senate race

The Detroit News announced its endorsement Thursday for John James, the Republican challenger taking on incumbent Democrat Gary Peters in the 2020 race for Michigan’s Senate seat. “Michigan would gain increased influence and better representation for its people in the U.S. Senate by electing John James,” the editorial board said in a statement. “It would also send to the Senate a natural leader who could well become one of the chamber’s most powerful members.”  FOX NEWS POLL: TRUMP GAINS IN OHIO, BIDEN AHEAD IN MICHIGAN, PENNSYLVANIA, WISCONSIN The board noted that James is a “businessman…

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Landlord threatens tenants with rent hike if Biden wins: reports

A group of mobile home park tenants in Colorado received a letter from their landlord telling them rents would “most likely” double if Joe Biden beats President Trump on Election Day, according to local reports. “Please understand if Joe Biden is elected as our next president, everything you do and have to pay for will change completely,” an image of the letter, dated Oct. 19 and published by 9News Wednesday reads. It was reportedly sent to the tenants of Pagel’s Trailer Park in Fort Morgan, Colo. DEMOCRATIC SENATORS CALL ON…

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A third of Colorado voters have already cast their vote 2 weeks prior to the election

Colorado’s Secretary of State’s office announced that more than 1.2 million voters have already cast their ballot with two weeks remaining until the Nov. 3 election. Of Colorado’s 4.16 million registered voters, only 3.72 million are expected to actively vote, which means just over a third of all voters have already cast their vote. Democrats are leading in the numbers of voters who have submitted their ballots during early voting by nearly 200,000 votes, as more than 508,000 Democrats have voted along with nearly 318,000 Republicans. Unaffiliated voters make up a…

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