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04/29/2019

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President Trump on Monday slammed the leaders of what he referred to as the “Dues Sucking firefighters” union after the Worldwide Affiliation of Hearth Fighters endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden within the 2020 race.

“I’ll by no means get the assist of Dues Loopy union management, these individuals who rip-off their membership with ridiculously excessive dues, medical and different bills whereas being paid a fortune. However the members love Trump. They have a look at our report economic system, tax & reg cuts, army and so on. WIN!” Trump tweeted Monday.

BIDEN SNAGS FIRST MAJOR UNION ENDORSEMENT OF 2020

Minutes later, he added: “The Dues Sucking firefighters management will all the time assist Democrats, although the membership desires me. Some issues by no means change!”

The president’s tweets come after the IAFF endorsed Biden on Monday morning.

“On behalf of the Worldwide Affiliation of Hearth Fighters, I am proud to announce that we stand with Joe Biden and endorse his candidacy for President of america,” IAFF common president Harold Schaitberger stated in a video.

Schaitberger emphasised that “Joe’s so much like our firefighters. He is an issue solver who cares deeply about America and dedicated to creating our nation higher. He is one of many staunchest advocates for working households.”

Biden thanked the union for the endorsement.

“I could not be extra proud to have the Worldwide Affiliation of Hearth Fighters on my workforce. Unions constructed the center class on this nation—and as President, I am going to combat to strengthen them and develop the spine of this nation,” Biden tweeted Monday.

In the meantime, the president continued his assaults on Biden, utilizing his newly coined nickname for the previous vice chairman and senator from Delaware—“Sleepy Joe.”

“The Media (Faux Information) is pushing Sleepy Joe arduous. Humorous, I’m solely right here due to Biden & Obama. They didn’t do the job and now you may have Trump, who’s getting it carried out – massive time!” he tweeted Monday.

Trump went on to slam Biden, who’s internet hosting the primary main occasion of his 2020 marketing campaign in Pittsburgh Monday afternoon.

“Sleepy Joe Biden is having his first rally within the Nice State of Pennsylvania. He clearly doesn’t know that Pennsylvania is having among the finest financial years in its historical past, with lowest unemployment EVER, a now thriving Metal Business (that was lifeless) & nice future!” Trump tweeted.

Biden’s occasion will kick off his six-state swing over the subsequent three weeks. The journey is anticipated to finish with a serious speech in Philadelphia.

TRUMP SAYS HE WOULD BEAT BIDEN ‘EASILY’ IN 2020, TAKES SWIPE AT FORMER VP’S AGE

The selection to launch the marketing campaign swing in Pennsylvania isn’t a shock, because the state has been a important battleground state in presidential elections. Trump flipped Pennsylvania in 2016. Biden’s alternative of Pennsylvania additionally alerts that he’s working to seize working-class voters who had been swayed by Trump in 2016.

Whereas Biden has lengthy lived in Delaware and served as a senator for the state for nearly 4 a long time, he was born and spent his early years in Scranton.

Fox Information’ Paul Steinhauser contributed to this report. 

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