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Biden says schools would be opening safely if Trump had done his job

“Millions of students are now starting the new school year in the same way they finished the last one — at home,” Joe Biden said on Sept. 2. (Video: The Washington Post)
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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Wednesday that schools would be opening safely — instead of faced with a “national emergency” — if President Trump had done his job handling the coronavirus pandemic.

Biden’s remarks in Wilmington, Del., came shortly before Trump staged an event in the battleground state of North Carolina to commemorate World War II and tout his support for the military.

Earlier Wednesday, Biden announced a record-breaking fundraising haul for August and said he will travel Thursday to Kenosha, Wis. which has experienced unrest in the wake of the police shooting of a Black man. President Trump visited the city Tuesday, reinforcing his law-and-order message.

Here are some significant developments:

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