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Trump: Biden 'should be ashamed of himself because he didn't work,' he 'goes into a basement'

During a campaign speech in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, Trump referred to the Biden campaign calling early lids and not holding as many events as he's held in the homestretch of the race.

Updated: October 27, 2020 - 1:09pm

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President Donald Trump said Monday that Joe Biden, his Democratic challenger, "should be ashamed of himself" if he loses because "he didn't work" enough during the presidential campaign.

"Unlike Joe, where he goes into a basement, if he loses, and you know, who knows what happens right? It's called an election. He should be ashamed of himself because he didn't work. No, serious. He didn't work. One thing, I did 5, 6 and sometimes 7 of these in one day those last few days," Trump said during a campaign rally in Lititz, Pennsylvania. "Today I'm doing three of these."

Trump said he "left it all on the field" in the 2016 presidential election, holding campaign rallies into the early hours of the morning on Election Day.

"We're about to go into an evening that I think is going to have a similar result and maybe even a bigger margin but a similar result," he said. 

During the rally, Trump also joked about the Biden campaign calling early lids, which informs reporters that there will be no more public events.

On Sunday, the Biden campaign reportedly called a lid shortly before 11:30 a.m. Trump also referred to Biden taking time off from campaigning in advance of the final presidential debate.

“You don’t want a president who takes five days off to study for a debate,” he said.

Biden told reporters on Monday in Chester, Pa., that "there hasn't been a day that hasn’t been a 12-hour day yet.”

Trump mocked Biden for referring to "four more years of George" Bush, instead of Trump during a Sunday virtual campaign event.

"He didn't remember my name. I'm insulted by it. Was I supported to be happy or was I supposed to be sad?" he said. "We can't have this. Look, our country is too important."

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