Joe Biden on Tuesday for the first time addressed an insinuation by Donald Trump Jr., in the guise of a joke, that he was an abuser of children. Over the weekend, Donald Trump Jr. posted , And reposted memes on his social The “Creepy Joe” meme had been circulating on right-wing forums and online among President Trump’s supporters.
Trump Jr. insisted he was joking in the post, which consisted in part of an alligator saying to Biden “In a while, pedophile.” “What he’s trying to do is get something going on the Internet. Just try to get it going,” Biden said. “Say it enough like his father says. If you say it enough people believe it.”
Asked how his campaign would combat such tactics in the upcoming election, the former vice president said he had no plans to do so. “No, I don’t want to get down in the mud with these guys,” Biden said. “I mean, look, people know who I am. The good news is the bad news.
So it’s hard to lay on me some of the things that are just out of sync with anything in my whole life that anyone has ever said in their life. But this is bizarre.” “This is his pattern. Diversion, diversion, diversion…don’t speak to whatever the issues before us are. My God, Obamagate!” http://yhoo.it/2XmrYtJ
Biden was also asked about President Trump’s efforts to push the so-called Obamagate conspiracy, which revolves around a vague allegation that the former president illegally tried to sabotage the Trump campaign, or was involved in an effort to entrap Trump’s adviser Michael Flynn into lying to the FBI.
Trump has referred to the invented scandal numerous times in recent weeks, although when a reporter asked him to specify what it was about he declined.