Teary Biden Slams Trump For Remarks On Service Members: 'Who The Hell Does He Think He Is?'

In a recent public address, President Joe Biden showed deep emotion while discussing his family’s military service and the derogatory comments made by Donald Trump about service members.

What Happened: Speaking to a crowd of union workers, Biden brought up Trump’s 2018 refusal to visit American gravesites during a trip to Paris, where Trump reportedly referred to the fallen soldiers as ‘suckers’ and ‘losers’. “That man doesn't deserve to have been the commander in chief for my son, my uncle,” Biden said, referring to Beau Biden and Ambrose Finnegan, both military veterans, reported NBC News.

These comments were confirmed by former White House chief of staff John Kelly. The Trump campaign, however, denies these allegations, with national press secretary Karoline Leavitt calling Biden’s claims an “old and tired lie,” according to the report.

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At a campaign rally in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Biden expressed his outrage at Trump’s remarks, asking, “Who the hell does he think he is?” Biden was in Pittsburgh as part of a three-city tour of Pennsylvania.

Why It Matters: These remarks come amid a tightening race between Biden and Trump for the upcoming election, with recent polling data showing Trump holding a slim lead over Biden.

Trump’s alleged disrespect for the military has been a point of contention in the past. Earlier this year, Nikki Haley, a GOP presidential primary contender, expressed her disapproval of Trump's comments about her husband, a deployed military officer, and voiced her lack of trust in Trump's ability to protect the military.

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