Eric Trump says his father would enjoy 'easy victory' over Joe Biden

Eric Trump says his father would enjoy 'easy victory' over Joe Biden
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The president's son, who serves as an executive vice president of the Trump Organization, scoffed at the idea that Biden would run on the same policies advocated under the Obama administration.

"If you want to put Biden against my father, I think it’s going to be an easy victory because all you need to do is line up stats. Not soundbites, but quantifiable stats and he beats him all day long," Eric Trump said on "Fox & Friends."

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A poll released last month by the left-leaning Public Policy Polling firm showed Biden and Trump in a statistical dead heat in a hypothetical 2020 match-up.

Eric Trump on Thursday went on to push back against comments from former President Obama, who said in Canada this week that he was proud his own administration did not have scandals.

The president's son pointed to Obama administration incidents involving the National Security Agency monitoring program and the IRS targeting controversy.

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Biden has been mulling a potential 2020 campaign for months and sources familiar with his plans have told The Hill that it is nearly certain he will jump into the race. The former vice president said late last month that his family wants him to run.

Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenThe Memo: Trump ratchets up Twitter turmoil Hillicon Valley: Twitter flags Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence' | Cruz calls for criminal investigation into Twitter over alleged sanctions violations | Senators urge FTC to investigate TikTok child privacy issues Warren condemns 'horrific' Trump tweet on Minneapolis protests, other senators chime in MORE (D-Mass), Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisStates respond with force amid another night of protests Protesters knock down White House security barricades as tensions mount over Floyd's death The Memo: Trump ratchets up Twitter turmoil MORE (D-Calif.), Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandSenate Dems press DOJ over coronavirus safety precautions in juvenile detention centers Senate Democrat introduces bill to protect food supply It's as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process MORE (D-N.Y.), Cory BookerCory Anthony Booker Sunday shows preview: Leaders weigh in as country erupts in protest over George Floyd death Warren condemns 'horrific' Trump tweet on Minneapolis protests, other senators chime in Senate Dems press DOJ over coronavirus safety precautions in juvenile detention centers MORE (D-N.J.), Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharLiberal group asks Klobuchar to remove herself from VP consideration because of prosecutorial record Klobuchar on defense as Floyd death puts spotlight on record Officer involved in George Floyd death charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter MORE (D-Minn.) and Bernie SandersBernie SandersExpanding tax credit for businesses retaining workers gains bipartisan support The battle of two Cubas Coronavirus Report: The Hill's Steve Clemons interviews Rep. Ro Khanna MORE (I-Vt.) are among those who have already entered the race for a chance to take on Trump.