CNN anchor Jake Tapper challenged Democratic Delaware Sen. Chris Coons on Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s decision to take a day off Saturday.
Coons made an appearance Sunday on “State of the Union,” claiming that Biden — and his running mate, Democratic California Sen. Kamala Harris — had been “campaigning tirelessly” as the November 3 general election loomed ever closer. (RELATED: ‘That’s Not What The Word Constitutional Means’: Jake Tapper Pushes Back On Biden Campaign Over SCOTUS Nomination)
Tapper began by bringing up a campaign memo, authored by campaign manager Jen O’Malley Dillon, that told supporters the race was much closer than polling indicated. Tapper then pointed out the number of campaign stops President Donald Trump had made since returning to the trail last week and asked, “Where was Joe Biden?”
“Joe Biden takes no votes for granted,” Coons replied. “As you know, both Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have crisscrossed the country, campaigning in critical, decisive swing states —”
“Not the way President Trump is campaigning,” Tapper pushed back.
Coons protested that the way President Trump was campaigning was “unsafe,” claiming that Biden had laid out a clear plan for getting out of the