Biden news - live: ‘I’m not currently president’, he says after Trump claims he failed to make masks mandatory

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Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee, in Florida on Tuesday Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee, in Florida on Tuesday (AFP via Getty Images)

Joe Biden reminded voters on Tuesday that he is “not currently president” after Donald Trump blamed Democrats for not introducing a national mandate on mask wearing amid the coronavirus pandemic.

In appeal to Latino voters in Florida, the Democratic presidential nominee told supporters they can decide “destiny of this country," with seven weeks until election day.

As wildfires continued to ravage the West Coast, Scientific American magazine announced its first presidential endorsement for Mr Biden, saying “Donald Trump has basically damaged the United States”.

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Gino Spocchia16 September 2020 08:29

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