Trump has 'fanned the flames of white supremacy', says Joe Biden

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Trump said if Biden becomes president "it will be one big crash" which Trump said would make China happy.

Joe Biden 2020. He's Joe Biden.

"Joe Biden, after a widely praised speech against the president 24 hours ago, is now facing a Trump campaign counter-attack, seizing on a few words on the campaign trail", Mitchell said, adding that "Democratic front-runner Joe Biden has been unleashing scorching attacks against Presdient Trump this week on race".

Tweeting while heading to El Paso for a condolence visit, Mr Trump also said he watched Mr Biden's speech and declared it "Sooo Boring!"

Around 75 attendees at the fundraiser received a three-course meal before the vice president's remarks, and listened to Mr Biden speak.

"It's a shame Joe Biden is sowing more division today, a day that should be about unity and support for Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas", the Trump campaign said in a statement issued in response to Biden's remarks. "I don't think it's that far at all".

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"Don't play games with me, kids", Biden responds.

Biden has sought to take on Trump since announcing his candidacy back in April, citing the president saying there were "very fine people" on both sides of the Charlottesville attack in 2017. Almost two dozen other Democratic hopefuls will also flock to the state in the coming days to take part in the retail politics tradition, as well as in a major fundraising dinner in Clear Lake - the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding.

Perhaps realizing his gaffe, Biden added: "Wealthy kids, black kids, Asian kids, no I really mean it, but think how we think about it".

In May, Mr Biden confused former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who left office in 1990, with then-Prime Minister Theresa May. "They can encourage us to appeal to our better angels, to our better nature, but they can also unleash the deepest, darkest forces in this nation".

Biden invoked the rhetoric of previous presidents of both parties, including Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Bill Clinton, who he said "opposed hate". "It's up to us" to fight against hate and for American values, he said.