- President Donald Trump suggested he would leave the country if Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden won the election.
- “Could you imagine if I lose?” Trump said after mocking Biden’s candidacy. “I won’t feel so good. Maybe I’ll have to leave the country, I don’t know.”
- The New York Times reported that Trump is behind Biden in various polls.
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President Donald Trump suggested at a rally in Georgia that he may have to “leave the country” if Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden wins the election next month.
“Could you imagine if I lose?”
—Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) October 17, 2020
Trump has repeatedly mocked Biden’s candidacy and suggested it would be embarrassing to lose to the former vice president.
The New York Times reported that Trump is behind Biden in polls and campaign contributions.
Biden raised a record $ 383 million compared to Trump’s $ 247 million last month.
Trump said he had no plans to raise any more money.
“I could raise more money,” he said. “I would be the largest fundraiser in the world, but I just don’t want to.”
In the last few weeks leading up to the election, Trump came under sharp criticism for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, a New York Times bombshell report on his tax returns, which showed he paid just $ 750 in taxes in the year. 2016 and 2017, as well as a host of other legal battles.