Joe Biden attacked Trump's 'weakness' after the president launched his most brutal attack yet on the Democrat and his son Hunter

JIM WATSON,DOMINICK REUTER/AFP/Getty ImagesUS President Donald Trump(L) as he departs the White House, in Washington, DC, on June 2, 2019, and former US vice president Joe Biden during the kick off his presidential election campaign in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 18, 2019.
  • Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden hit back at President Trump in a tweet Thursday, after Trump hurled insults at Biden and his son, Hunter, at a Minneapolis rally.
  • “I spent my night at the HRC forum talking about the fundamental respect every human being deserves. You spent yours showing how little respect for anyone else you have. America is so much stronger than your weakness,” tweeted Biden, after appearing at a town hall event on LGBT rights.
  • Trump told cheering supporters earlier: “Hunter, you’re a loser. Why did you get $US1.5bn, Hunter? And your father was never considered smart. He was never considered a good senator. He was only a good vice president because he understood how to kiss Barack Obama’s arse.”
  • Democrats have launched an impeachment inquiry after Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate Biden and his son.
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Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden hit back at US President Donald Trump, who in a rally in Minneapolis Thursday night had launched a series of insult-laden attacks at him and his son, Hunter, saying the former vice president was “never considered smart.”

After appearing at a CNN town hall event in Los Angeles to discuss LGBT rights, Biden tweeted: “I spent my night at the HRC [Human Rights Campaign] forum talking about the fundamental respect every human being deserves.

“You spent yours showing how little respect for anyone else you have. America is so much stronger than your weakness.”


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Trump rallyAP Photo/Jim MonePresident Donald Trump addresses a campaign rally Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, in Minneapolis.

Earlier, Trump had launched his most scathing and coarse attacks to date on Biden and his son.

Referring to claims that Biden secured a billion dollar loan for a fund he ran while visiting China with his father, Trump attacked the Bidens as supporters cheered.


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“Hunter, you’re a loser. Why did you get $US1.5 billion, Hunter? And your father was never considered smart. He was never considered a good senator. He was only a good vice president because he understood how to kiss Barack Obama’s arse.”

Hunter Biden has denied profiting from the 2013 investment from the Bank of China investment in the BHR fund, where her served on the board of directors.

The president currently faces one of the most serious crises of his presidency, after Democrats launched an impeachment inquiry into a whistleblower’s claim Trump abused his office in pressuring Ukraine to investigate the Bidens.

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