Joe Biden made a rare personal dig at Donald Trump after being asked if he'd "lost a step" to the Trump campaign--a personal dig with an emphasis on Donald Trump's ramp fiasco at West Point not long ago.
"Look at how he steps and look at how I step."
Biden to @abc27News on Trump and his campaign's suggestion he's "lost a step" "Look at how [Trump] steps and look… https://t.co/SLyqisbxRZ— Johnny Verhovek (@Johnny Verhovek)1599518175.0
"Watch how I run up ramps and he stumbles down ramps. OK? Come on."
He added it was a very valid question to ask candidates about their physical health.
"I'm a great respecter of fate, I realize anything can happen to anybody at any age, any time."
"But I promise you I would not be running unless I was in very good health."
Biden went to say that it's a "legitimate question" to ask both candidates about their health "I'm a great respect… https://t.co/0BQzN6of8n— Johnny Verhovek (@Johnny Verhovek)1599518761.0
The candidates have traded blows since Biden was confirmed as the nominee for the Democratic Party, with Trump incessantly calling Biden "Sleepy Joe" on Twitter, but rarely does Biden engage with Trump in the same dialogue.
Folks already have some theories about how this new trade of insults is going to work out:
@JTHVerhovek @abc27News I'm not making political decisions based on how well or poorly someone walks up a ramp or t… https://t.co/oImcLB2bj8— Justin Kramp (@Justin Kramp)1599521701.0
@JTHVerhovek @lauferlaw @abc27News Is this the best the free world has to offer us? Which leader is better walking on slopes... ???— Mark C (@Mark C)1599518528.0
how soon before this campaign devolves into two septuagenarians competing in American Ninja Warrior https://t.co/OxcNPwlDHm— Will Steakin (@Will Steakin)1599518654.0
theyre gonna arm wrestle eventually https://t.co/oubuiP5fku— Steadman™ (@Steadman™)1599518861.0
According to FiveThirtyEight, Biden is currently favored to win the election, calling into question the Trump campaign's efforts to say the Biden campaign has lost step.
@JTHVerhovek @abc27News A month ago my mom said Biden is going to challenge Trump to a push-up contest at the 1st debate. I'm waiting.— Stephanie (@Stephanie)1599542724.0
@sarahmucha @jaketapper As a PT, I can confirm posture and gait day a lot about a person’s functional age. No quest… https://t.co/HCt6lgzKzd— Margot Flaugher (@Margot Flaugher)1599517618.0
@JTHVerhovek @MeidasTouch @abc27News Why bother to even respond to that. It’s pettiness from the Trump campaign.— ElleKay (@ElleKay)1599525923.0
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