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Biden To ABC’s Robin Roberts: ‘I Don’t Want To Defund’ The Police, But Trump Does

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In his first interview as the Democratic presidential nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden refuted President Donald Trump’s claim that he wants to “defund the police” and argued that Trump supports cutting programs that would help fund local police departments.

“President Trump says that you want to defund the police. Do you?” asked “Good Morning America” co-anchor Robin Roberts in an interview conducted Friday in Wilmington, Delaware.

“No I don’t,” Biden said, laughing.

Biden said that while he doesn’t want to “defund the police,” he does want to eliminate misconduct and discriminatory practices.

“I don’t want to defund police departments. I think they need more help, they need more assistance, but that, look, there are unethical senators, there are unethical presidents, there are unethical doctors, unethical lawyers, unethical prosecutors, there are unethical cops. They should be rooted out,” Biden later added….(Read more)

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