In the Lancaster courtyard where Joe Biden met with families who say they’ve benefited from the Affordable Care Act, loud, opposing chants could be heard in the distance.
“Four more years” and “USA” were being shouted by supporters of President Donald Trump. Louder calls came from supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement: “No justice, no peace, no racist police.”
The groups outside were less than 100 yards away from the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. They were out of sight, but their message was heard.
Biden, who was in southcentral Pennsylvania Thursday to talk to Lancaster County families about healthcare, didn’t discuss what was going on outside. Instead, he focused on health care policy and the incumbent he’s running against in November.
The former vice president said Trump’s “twin legacies” are the “failure to protect the American people from coronavirus” and his “heartless crusade” to overturn the Affordable Care Act.
“The president wants us to believe there’s a choice between the economy and public health. Amazingly, he still hasn’t grasped the most basic fact of this crisis. To fix the economy, we have to get control over the virus,” Biden said.Biden met with three Pennsylvania families: Stacie Ritter, a Lancaster resident whose 22-year-old twins […]
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