She added that she was “horrified” to see photos from the day before of about 100 Trump supporters wrapped up in a ballroom in Arizona, mostly unmasked, at an event described as a roundtable at a campaign.
“People are going to die because of this type of event, and it’s from the President of the United States,” she claimed. “And you look at people who may not be wearing masks or not taking this seriously, and you understand how that is the case.”
Despite Biden generally endorsing the diplomatic breakthrough celebrated in the White House on Tuesday, she said Trump “continues to just suggest that we are not in the middle of a pandemic, and that is really problematic, but so symbolic of his lack of leadership and what we will continue to focus on. ”
The Trump campaign has repeatedly defended its resumption of campaign rallies in the midst of the pandemic, with thousands of fans packing hangars for the events of recent weeks, most avoiding security measures such as masks and physical distance. The campaign has claimed that it is a voter̵
Biden has been criticized for his relatively light campaign plan throughout the pandemic and chose completely virtual events until the last month or so. He has since resumed campaign trips with smaller events where masks and social distance are ubiquitous.