Here are 10 quick quotes from the last Trump-Biden debate

The last debate was a more subdued affair than the first one.

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President Donald Trump answers a question as Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden listens during the second and final presidential debate Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020.


President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden squared off in the second debate Thursday night.

Here are some of the highlights:

On COVID-19:

Trump: “We’re rounding the turn. We’re rounding the corner. It’s going away.”

Biden: “Anyone responsible for that many deaths should not remain president of the United States of America.”

On reopening:

Biden: “I’m going to shut down the virus, not the country.”

Trump: “We can’t keep this country closed. This is a massive country with a massive economy. There’s depression, alcohol, drugs at a level nobody’s ever seen before. The cure cannot be worse than the problem itself.”

On health care:

Trump: “I’d like to terminate Obamacare, ... come up with better health care, always protecting people with preexisting conditions.”

Biden: “We’re going to make sure we’re in a situation where we’re actually going to protect preexisting conditions. ... [Trump’s] never come up with a plan.”


Trump: “There has been nobody tougher on Russia than Donald Trump.”

Biden: “I don’t know why this president is unwilling to take on [Vladimir] Putin.”

North Korea and its leader Kim Jong-un:

Biden: “He’s legitimized North Korea. He’s talked about his good buddy who’s a thug, a thug.”

Trump: “We have a very good relationship and there’s no war.”

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