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Interview with Joe Biden during presidential campaign stop in Las Vegas

Posted at 9:59 PM, Oct 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-10 13:07:24-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Friday, 13 Action News Anchor Ross DiMattei interviewed Joe Biden during a presidential campaign stop in Las Vegas.

The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate was asked about his plan to help Las Vegas through the current pandemic, about the economy, the Supreme Court, and his plan to bring the country closer together.

"I've laid out how we can reopen our schools and businesses. There has been money passed by Congress that will provide extended unemployment benefits and to supply personal protective equipment to those businesses and schools. All of these things can ease the burden on people right now," Biden said.

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Biden and his campaign made a stop at an east Las Vegas community center at 11:30 a.m., and a drive-in event at 2:15 p.m. in the Las Vegas valley.

The former vice president encouraged voters to make a plan to vote early and exercise their options to return their ballot by mail, drop their ballot off at a dropbox in-person, or vote in-person during early vote from October 17-30 or on Election Day.

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"I'm confident that we can in fact bring things back together. The president is so vindictive. Republicans who know better are afraid to cross him because he goes after them. With him gone, things will change," Biden said.

Biden would not answer questions directly about concerns of him possibly packing the court saying he had "already said something about the courts."

The Democratic presidential candidate says he will take the virus head-on by expanding testing, increasing funding, and implementing nationwide mask mandates.