Biden Surrogate Predicts He Will ‘Really Take The Fight’ To Trump During Debate

Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) speaks as members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus hold a news conference on March 24, 2015. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty)
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Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), who sits on the Biden campaign’s Latino Leadership Committee, on Tuesday anticipated Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden hitting President Donald Trump on his bungled response to COVID-19 during the debate on Tuesday night.

“I think the vice president is known for being able to speak emotionally and talk from his heart, and I think you’ll see that during this debate,” Gallego told CNN anchor Poppy Harlow. “And more importantly, that’s how he connects to the American public.”

“But he will be able to speak concisely, carry a message and really take the fight to Donald Trump,” the congressman continued. “At the end of the day, this is what the discussion is going to be based around: the fact that this president has let down the American public and exposed us to COVID-19, and in essence destroying the economy in the process.”

The debate is slated to begin at 9 p.m. ET and will be moderated by Fox News anchor Chris Wallace at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

Watch Gallego below:

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  1. Even from the most aggressive media folks, nobody’s yet told Trump to his face that he completely blew off his most important job because he was terrified of hurting the stock market and thought it would all just work out somehow. He knows his response well enough, he’s said maybe literally a thousand times that he did a good job and if he hadn’t implemented his non-ban “ban” millions would have died. But with a tough guy like Biden telling him that in his face repeatedly and angrily on our behalf, he might get mad like he does at the press conferences but without the option of running away.

  2. Wonderful, just stay calm and measured, Joe, and Donnie will just implode.

    Again.

    And again.

    Ad nauseam…

  3. When you’re born to wealth, you’re surrounded by boot-licking toadies from birth.

    It’s all he’s ever known: Being told, “What a good boy!” like some toddler who pooped in the potty.

    He’s NEVER faced pushbask from the ass-kissing sycophants who’ve surrounded him his entire life.

    Without the crowds, the Fox script, or the greedy relatives cheering him on, he’s got nothing.

    He may even believe – truly believe – that he’s the smartest, most-wonderful man who ever lived.

    Instead of a homicidal maniac in need of a straightjacket, rubber room, and anti-psychotic drugs.

  4. I did love it when our neighbor there at that town hall told Trump to zip it and let her finish her question. I’ll bet she doesn’t get interrupted a lot at home.

  5. Am I the only one expecting our Media Glitterati to tsk-tsk Biden if he so much as blinks incorrectly?

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