(Bloomberg) — Democratic nominee Joe Biden called out President Donald Trump for his conduct at the first presidential debate on Tuesday night, calling his behavior a “national embarrassment.”
“I kind of thought, at one point, maybe I shouldn’t say this, but the president of the United States conducted himself the way he did — I think it was just a national embarrassment,” Biden said Wednesday while campaigning in Alliance, Ohio, the second stop on his train tour across Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event at an Amtrak station in Cleveland, Ohio on Sept. 30.
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Trump repeatedly interrupted Biden and moderator Chris Wallace during Tuesday’s debate, creating a chaotic environment as the president delivered false statements and personal attacks against Biden and his family. Biden hit back, at times, telling the president to “shut