by: Dean Reynolds, Haley Townsend, and Alexa Mencia
Posted: Oct 16, 2020 / 08:37 PM EDT/ Updated: Oct 16, 2020 / 08:37 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — Friday was another day of concentrating on the battleground states for President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
The campaign stops come a day after the candidates took part in dueling town halls
Biden is in Michigan and Trump is in Florida, but the president also has an event Friday evening in Georgia, a state Republicans have not lost since 1992, but one Democrats hope to flip in November.
In his first stop of the day in Fort Myers, the president warned seniors of a dim future if the Democrats win.
“We cannot allow unscientific, panic-driven, fear-based policies to deny our children and grandchildren their future and their dreams. Left wing lockdowns will crush America. My plan will crush the virus,” Trump said. “The vaccine’s getting ready to go. Seniors will be the first in line for the vaccine and we will soon be ending this pandemic.”
Later, he said Florida virus cases are declining, but they are actually on the rise. Yesterday’s 3,300 cases reported were