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 March 13, 2024

Donald Trump and Joe Biden hold dueling rallies in Georgia, Trump's rally interrupted by medical emergency

A political universe and sixty miles of Georgia highway separated Joe Biden and Donald Trump as they began the rematch of their 2020 presidential election in earnest on Saturday with opposing rallies in a state that could prove decisive in November.

Four years have passed since Biden and Trump last met in the presidential election, and based on this initial salvo of the general election campaign, the new race may resemble the previous one in many ways, as Newsweek reported.

However, the Trump campaign event was not devoid of drama. The former president's rally was halted due to an unidentified medical emergency in the audience, which required the quick intervention of emergency workers.

This, as the candidate spent his time on stage discussing immigration and securing the U.S.-Mexico border, ongoing legal battles, and allegations that the 2020 election was rigged, all in the context of the 2024 election.

Attempts to Understand the Scope

A journalist by the name of Aaron Rupar uploaded a video of the rally to X, formerly Twitter, in which an individual in the audience is seen undergoing medical attention while the former president watched after calling for medical aid.

The Greensboro Police and Emergency Services Department, the Greensboro Coliseum Complex, and the Trump campaign have not offered more details to reporters about what took place at the rally.

The former president hesitated, pointed to a member of the audience, and stated, "Medical. Medical please," he added. "Are they OK? Doctor in the house, thank you."

Biden, speaking in Atlanta, criticized Trump regarding "who he keeps company with." The current president cited the former president's rally in Rome, Georgia, where he attended a gathering with Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene and his exuberant assessment of a meeting held on Friday night with right-wing Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. Biden further characterized Trump as an existential peril to the republic.

More of Biden's Comments

"My lifetime has taught me to embrace the future of freedom and democracy," Biden said. "But we all know Donald Trump sees a different America, an American story of resentment, revenge and retribution. That's not me, that's not you."

In an advance look at the upcoming campaign, Biden further pledged that in the event of a Congress that shares his views, "I promise you I will restore Roe v. Wade as the law of the land."

Trump also delivered a familiar speech, taking aim at Biden's Thursday State of the Union address, criticizing the president's speech as an "angry, dark, hate-filled rant."

Additionally, the former president criticized Biden for earlier in the day remarks he made concerning the assailant of nursing student Laken Riley, whose family Trump had a private meeting with prior to his rally.

Biden Retraction - Trump Attack

Biden advised MSNBC that he ought to have used the term "undocumented" to refer to Riley's alleged murderer rather than "illegal" during a contentious segment of his congressional address.

"He was an illegal immigrant," Trump said of the Venezuelan migrant charged with murdering the 22-year-old. "He was an illegal alien."

"He was an illegal migrant, and he shouldn't have been in our country, and he never would have been under the Trump policy. … Biden should be apologizing for apologizing to this killer."

Written By:
Charlotte Tyler

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