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Biden would ‘shut down’ US to stop coronavirus spread if recommended

Joe Biden says he’ll shut the nation down to stop the spread of the coronavirus if scientists suggest he accomplish that.

The democratic presidential nominee made the startling promise — and affirmed his resistance to defunding police — in  joint interviews together with his operating mate Kamala Harris set to air on ABC Information this Sunday evening.

“I would shut it down; I would pay attention to the scientists,” Biden instructed ABC’s David Muir, in an interview taped Friday.

Biden reasoned that the important thing to reopening a rustic’s financial system is first gaining management over the virus and its spread. He knocked President Trump for failing to notice that — what he known as a “basic flaw” of the administration.

“I can be ready to do no matter it takes to save lives, as a result of we can not get the nation shifting till we management the virus,” Biden went on.

“That’s the basic flaw of this administration’s considering to start with,” he mentioned.

“So as to hold the nation operating and shifting and the financial system rising, and other people employed, you might have to repair the virus, you might have to cope with the virus.”

ABC’s Robin Roberts in a separate interview requested Biden if he desires to defund police departments, as Donald Trump claims he does.

“No I don’t,” Biden responded.

“By the way in which [Trump] proposes reducing half a billion {dollars} out of native police forces.

“Look what the police want — to start with, there has to be nationwide requirements that in reality applies to each police division within the nation. And that’s what we’re going to do,” Biden went on.

If something, police departments want “extra help,” Biden mentioned.

“I don’t need to defund police departments,” Biden mentioned.

“I believe they want extra assist. They want extra help. We now have to make it clear that that is about defending neighborhoods, defending folks —  all people throughout the board.”

In one other clip from the Muir interview teased by ABC Information, Harris mentioned the president’s private assaults are meant to be a distraction.

“I believe that there’s a lot about what comes out of Donald Trump’s mouth that’s designed to distract the American folks from what he’s doing on daily basis,” the California senator mentioned.

“That’s about neglect, negligence and hurt to the American folks.”

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