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U.S. election last debate is deeply divided, Trump said he will vote early

On a flight from Detroit to Washington on the evening of October 22, many passengers watched the live debate. Picture from the Internet

The last debate on presidential candidates in the 2020 US general election was held in Nashville, Tennessee on the evening of the 22nd Eastern Time. From the anti-epidemic plan to national security, from racism to medical insurance, from the minimum wage to climate change, US President Trump and the Democratic presidential candidate Biden, who are seeking re-election, fought fiercely on the same stage, and were deeply divided on most issues. Trump said that night that he planned to vote early in person in Florida on the 24th.

This televised debate lasted about 90 minutes. When one party was making a statement, the other party’s microphone was turned off. There was basically no chaos that was interrupted during the first debate. However, mutual personal attacks were still often “sparks.” .

“How to lead the United States to fight the epidemic” is the first question raised by the host. Trump and Biden have diametrically opposed judgments on the prospects of the US epidemic. Trump said that the U.S. epidemic is “turning and will subside”; Biden believes that the U.S. is about to enter a dark winter. Trump did not elaborate on his next stage of anti-epidemic plan. He only emphasized that the economy should be opened up and schools should be resumed. He accused Biden of advocating “locking the country”. “Open up”, set up “national standards” for anti-epidemic, and implement a national anti-epidemic plan.

On the issue of race relations, Trump declared that he was the “least racist person” at the debate scene, and “no one other than President Lincoln has done more for the (American) black community”, and criticized bye. Legislative records involving African-American crimes during his tenure as a federal senator; Biden reiterated the existence of systemic racism in the United States and expressed his commitment to provide more employment, education, and medical opportunities for minorities.

On the issue of health insurance, Trump said that he wanted to end the Affordable Care Act (ie, the “Obamacare Reform”) passed during Obama’s administration and replace it with “a brand new and beautiful health insurance plan”, but he never talked about it. The specific content of the plan; Biden said that if the Supreme Court with a majority of conservative justices makes an unfavorable ruling on the “Obama Healthcare Reform”, he will develop it into a “Biden Healthcare Reform”, which will not only retain private insurance, but also serve the public. Provide public health insurance options they can afford.

On the issue of climate change, Trump accused the “Paris Agreement” of causing the United States to “sacrifice tens of millions of jobs and thousands of companies”; Biden said that global warming is urgent for human survival. Threat, the United States has a moral responsibility for this, and its clean energy plan will create millions of jobs in the United States.

Trump and Biden also expounded their positions on national security-related issues, criticized the other for “corruption”, and denied the other party’s allegations of corruption against them. The host finally asked what he would say to voters who did not support him in his inauguration speech if he was elected. Trump said that he would cut taxes and lead the United States to success; Biden said he would become the president representing all Americans and develop Economy, to deal with systemic racism.

Tracking statistics from the “U.S. Election Plan” show that as of the night of the debate, more than 48.6 million American voters had voted in advance, a record-breaking number, accounting for 35.3% of the total number of voters who voted in the 2016 general election. Due to the approaching polling day of the general election, early voting, and a relatively low proportion of swing voters, analysts here mostly believe that the impact of the debate on the results of the general election is very limited.

After participating in the last debate, Trump announced his schedule for the next few days: he plans to go to Florida to participate in a campaign rally on the 23rd, and to vote in the state on the 24th, and then go to the northern region to continue participating. Campaign rally.

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