Trump and Biden cross paths in final sprint as virus rages
October 30, 2020 at 09:30
But Trump has argued that Biden favored trade policies that sent jobs overseas and threw open the border to the detriment of working-class voters.
The road to 270No swing state looms larger than Florida, prized for its 29 electoral votes and its role as a national barometer.
Biden's visit Thursday was preceded by events in recent days featuring former President Barack Obama , who won the state twice.
Trump renewed his efforts to cut into Biden's margins within the diverse community of Latino voters in Florida.
But for all of Trump's optimism about a potential "red wave," CNN's Poll of Polls shows Biden leading Trump in Florida 49% to 46% with no margin of sampling error.
Biden held a double-digit lead over Trump last month in the Washington Post/ABC News poll there.
Biden will do a late afternoon drive-in event in St. Paul, while Trump will cap his day with an evening rally in Rochester.
Late on Thursday night, the Trump campaign put out a statement protesting the fact that attendance at the Friday rally will be limited.
Tim Walz and Attorney General Keith Ellison, only the first 250 people will be admitted," the Trump campaign said in a press release.
Biden criticized Trump's flaunting of safety guidelines: "Donald Trump just held a superspreader event here again.
Earlier in Broward County, Biden chided Trump for refusing to listen to science and attributed the pain, suffering and loss of more than 225,000 Americans to Trump's "negligence."
Can't see the light at the end of the tunnel and Donald Trump has given up," Biden said.Source