Trump to Biden: 'There's nothing smart about you'

Trump to Biden: 'There's nothing smart about you'
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President TrumpDonald TrumpDonald Trump Jr. calls Bruce Springsteen's dropped charges 'liberal privilege' Schiff sees challenges for intel committee, community in Trump's shadow McConnell says he'd back Trump as 2024 GOP nominee MORE delivered a cutting personal attack on Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden 'disappointed' in Senate parliamentarian ruling but 'respects' decision Taylor Swift celebrates House passage of Equality Act Donald Trump Jr. calls Bruce Springsteen's dropped charges 'liberal privilege' MORE’s intellect on Tuesday, saying that “there’s nothing smart” about the former vice president.

“You graduated either the lowest or almost the lowest in your class. Don’t ever use the word smart with me,” Trump said during the first presidential debate. “Don’t ever use that word. Because you know what? There’s nothing smart about you, Joe. Forty-seven years you’ve done nothing.”

Trump’s remarks came as Biden delivered a biting assessment of Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, asserting that “a lot of people have died” because of the outbreak in the U.S. “and a lot more people are going to die unless he gets a lot smarter a lot quicker.”


Trump also echoed false accusations reported by some conservative news outlets that Biden had claimed that he went to Delaware State University, the only historically Black university in Biden’s home state. 

“So you said you went to Delaware State but you forgot the name of your college?” Trump said. “You didn’t go to Delaware State.”

Biden, who went to school at the University of Delaware, has not claimed that he attended Delaware State. He has said that he got his “start” at Delaware State, where he announced his first Senate campaign in 1972.