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USA: Anyone responsible for so many deaths 'should not remain' as president - Biden at final debate05:22

USA: Anyone responsible for so many deaths 'should not remain' as president - Biden at final debate

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October 23, 2020 at 02:14 GMT +00:00 · Published

US presidential candidates Donald Trump and Joe Biden faced off during the final presidential debate in Nashville on Thursday.

Former Vice President Biden called US President Trump out for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying "Anyone responsible for that many deaths should not remain as president of the United States of America."

Biden also referred to the New England Medical Journal, describing Trump administration's response to the crisis as "absolutely tragic."

The former vice president also accused Trump of not taking responsibility in assessing the response to the virus, to which the US president replied: "It’s not my fault that it came here. It’s China’s fault."

"We can’t keep this country closed. This is a massive country with a massive economy. People are losing their jobs. They’re committing suicide. There’s depression, alcohol, drugs at a level that nobody’s ever seen before. There’s abuse, tremendous abuse. We have to open our country," added Trump.

This was the second and final debate between Trump and Biden ahead of the presidential election on November 3, 2020.

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US presidential candidates Donald Trump and Joe Biden faced off during the final presidential debate in Nashville on Thursday.

Former Vice President Biden called US President Trump out for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying "Anyone responsible for that many deaths should not remain as president of the United States of America."

Biden also referred to the New England Medical Journal, describing Trump administration's response to the crisis as "absolutely tragic."

The former vice president also accused Trump of not taking responsibility in assessing the response to the virus, to which the US president replied: "It’s not my fault that it came here. It’s China’s fault."

"We can’t keep this country closed. This is a massive country with a massive economy. People are losing their jobs. They’re committing suicide. There’s depression, alcohol, drugs at a level that nobody’s ever seen before. There’s abuse, tremendous abuse. We have to open our country," added Trump.

This was the second and final debate between Trump and Biden ahead of the presidential election on November 3, 2020.

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