Trump Calls Biden ‘The Weakest Mentally’ As Veep Gets Under His Skin

(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on June 11, 2019 shows US President Donald Trump(L) as he departs the White House, in Washington, DC, on June 2, 2019, and former US vice president Joe Biden during the ki... (COMBO) This combination of pictures created on June 11, 2019 shows US President Donald Trump(L) as he departs the White House, in Washington, DC, on June 2, 2019, and former US vice president Joe Biden during the kick off his presidential election campaign in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 18, 2019. - Donald Trump and his leading Democratic challenger Joe Biden were to deliver dueling speeches on June 11, 2019 across the important 2020 battleground state of Iowa in a foretaste of what promises to be a bad tempered and volatile presidential election. Biden, 76, called his presence in the midwestern state on the same day as Trump, 72, a coincidence. But his speech will aim at the core of the Republican president's narrative, branding Trump "an existential threat to America." (Photos by Jim WATSON and Dominick Reuter / AFP) (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON,DOMINICK REUTER/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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June 11, 2019 1:17 pm
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President Donald Trump attacked 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday, calling him “the weakest mentally.”

Before Trump left for his trip to Iowa, where Biden will also hold a rally Tuesday, the President took a shot at the frontrunner of the Democratic race.

“It looks like he’s failing, it looks like his friends from the left are going to overtake him very soon,” Trump said. “When a man has to mention my name 76 times in his speech, that means he’s in trouble. He’s a different guy. He acts different than he used to. He looks different than he used to.”

“I’d rather run against, I think, Biden than anybody,” Trump continued. “I think he’s the weakest mentally and I think Joe is weak mentally. The others have much more energy.”

Going after opponents’ mental acuity has become a theme for Trump and his allies lately.

The Daily Beast noted that Fox News hosts Sean Hannity and Kennedy Montgomery have been peddling rumors of Biden’s allegedly poor health.

And Trump and Rudy Giuliani, his lawyer, pushed doctored videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) that made her seem like she was slurring her speech in an attempt to make her look sick.

In his prepared remarks for his Iowa speech, Biden calls Trump an “existential threat to America.”

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