July 13, 2024

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With strong crosses and personal attacks, Joe Biden and Donald Trump faced each other in the first presidential debate.

With strong crosses and personal attacks, Joe Biden and Donald Trump faced each other in the first presidential debate.

Cross attacks and personal accusations between Joe Biden and Donald Trump

Although he began reluctantly, with obvious discomfort in his voice (from the White House they explained he had a cold), Biden He picked up the pace towards the middle of the debate and launched strong accusations about the weak points of the campaign. Trump. He referenced Trump’s conviction for covering up payments to porn star Stormy Daniels, calling him a “convicted criminal.” However, responding to the Republican charge, the President’s son, Hunter BidenConvicted by a US judge: He Found guilty of three counts of unlawful possession of a firearm.

When asked about the January 6, 2021 mob attack on the US Capitol by his supporters, his other point of contention was that former President He denied any responsibility And so on Those arrested are innocent.

He has no sense of American democracy” Biden joked.

To that end, he noted: “There’s a reason for that 40 of his 44 senior cabinet officers refused to support him this time. His vice president did not support him this time. Because? They know him well and have trained with him. Why don’t they support it?”

In turn, Trump also attacked Democrats Failed to protect America’s southern border, leading to many criminals. “I call Biden is a settled crime” said the Republican, who placed heavy emphasis on the issue throughout his campaign immigration, A major concern for Americans.

Biden responded: “Once again, He exaggerates and lies“.

On the other hand, he accused them of siding with the Palestinians in the war in Gaza It reportedly refused to help Israel “finish the job” against the Islamist group Hamas.

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“He didn’t want to do it. He became like a PalestinianBut because they don’t like it He is the worst Palestinian, he is weakTrump noted.

Economy: Donald Trump vows inflation is “killing” the country

Inflation “Kills the Country”The Republican Party said this Thursday trump, Attacking the economic governance of democracy.

“He didn’t do a good job, he did a bad job. And Inflation is killing our country. It is absolutely killing us,” asserted the businessman.

For its part, Biden He admitted that inflation caused a significant increase in prices during the early part of his tenure, but insisted that the situation had improved and that it was deserved. “Authorization” in order to have “Putting things back together” after the coronavirus pandemic.

Since 2021, prices for food, housing, cars and fuel have risen, driven by the Covid-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine and widespread recovery. Government Recovery Schemes.

Inflation has risen 9.1% in the US by June 2022At its highest level since the early 1980s, it has slowed Pensions will be indexed by 3.3% in May, according to the CPI index.

Polls warn that Americans are dissatisfied with the performance of Biden On the economic front, despite wage growth and low unemployment.

Abortion: One of the axes of conflict in the campaign between Biden and Trump

In another part of the discussion, Biden blamed Trump for allowing abortion rights to be dismantled across the country By appointing conservatives to the Supreme Court AmericaAn issue that has dogged Republicans since 2022. The Democratic Party made abortion one of the axes of its presidential campaign.

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In response, Trump argued: Biden He would not support any limits on abortion and said returning the issue to the states would be the right move.

How was the first presidential debate between Biden and Trump?

The discussion was moderated by two individuals from the network. Jake Tapper and Dana Bash. From CNN they both expected “They will use all the tools at their disposal to facilitate speaking time and guarantee a civilized discussion“.

Biden is Trump

Donald Trump and Joe Biden will stand behind a lectern for 90 minutes.

Reuters

Thanks to the coin tossed in the air, Joe Biden was able to choose the place he wanted to occupy on stage and sequence of final statements. He would pick the right one and start the discussion.

So are the candidates They don’t have teleprompters or cards ready, they were able to take notes. They were also not allowed to meet with their teams during the two commercial breaks.

Analysis of the debate between Trump and Biden

The cnn He doesn’t pre-empt his questions or do real-time fact-checking. Before the discussion, Kathleen Hall Jamieson Corresponding author University of PennsylvaniaHe warned that the latter was one “Problems” in debating with Donald Trump.

According to the author, from the former president Return the 2020 election without proof that it was stolen from him. However, “Assessors They cannot verify facts in real time“Anyway, this way is better for Jamieson, because if he can check them “it’s very dangerous and Disturbing debate.” And he added: “Risk is more than informing, Debate can fuel misinformation“.

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The debate is expected to follow and reach viewership records similar to the one between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump with 84 million viewers, or the 73 million of the first debate between Biden and Trump in 2020. However, this is the first time it has been considered and organized so early Elections are more than four months away.

“The danger is that the American public won’t pay much attention to current events in the summer,” Kathleen Hall Jamieson said on the topic. “Usually, presidential debates don’t sway enough votes to decide the outcome of an election. But when it’s close, like this one, they play an important role.” he added.