And it steals the spotlight for Kamala Harris in Wisconsin…
And more importantly?
He does his daily foot in the mouth routine….
The man seems worried….
Summoning reporters to the White House North Portico for a midday news conference, Trump again used the executive mansion as a political stage — an ethical line he started bending months ago but broke and threw away completely during last month’s Republican National Convention.
Emerging from the wooden double doors with a curt greeting — “Happy Labors — Labor Day” — the President wasted little time before attacking his rival Joe Biden, who was spending the day meeting with labor leaders in southeastern Pennsylvania.
“Biden’s a stupid person. You know that,” he said underneath the Federal-style portico, which was added to the building in 1829 to shelter guests arriving to the “president’s front door” on horseback.
But Biden was not his only target.
He laid into Biden’s running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris, for questioning the safety of a potential coronavirus vaccine that appeared rushed to market before Election Day — even as he continued to project an accelerated timeline that health experts have warned is unrealistic.
He defended himself against accusations he disrespects the military — even as he accused top Pentagon officials of working to enrich military contractors at the expense of troops.
And Trump insisted he was shutting down attempts to reassess American history to take into account the experiences of oppressed groups — even as he claimed to be against “cancel culture.”
Trump even grew annoyed when reporters attempted to question him while wearing masks — a practice he has inconsistently advised to prevent the spread of coronavirus while also mocking those who follow the health recommendations….