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Remarks by President Trump After Air Force One Arrival | Allentown, PA

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Lehigh Valley International Airport  •  Allentown, Pennsylvania  •  October 26, 2020  •  10:53 A.M. EDT


    THE PRESIDENT: So we have a big event. We have three of them today, but this will be a - a group of people that we know very well from this area. It's amazing - amazing attendance and amazing poll numbers. We have poll numbers that I'll be talking about up there that have been very extraordinary.

    Q Can you win the election without Pennsylvania?

    THE PRESIDENT: I don't know. I think we're leading in Pennsylvania. I think we'll win Pennsylvania, so I don't think I have to worry about that. I think we're going to win Pennsylvania by more than we did last time.

    Q Mr. President, (inaudible).

    THE PRESIDENT: I don't understand you.

    Q Are you downplaying the coronavirus again?

    THE PRESIDENT: I'm not.

    Go ahead.

    Q Mr. President, Joe Biden says you've waved the white flag on fighting coronavirus and controlling the virus.

    THE PRESIDENT: No, no, he has. He's waved a white flag on life. He doesn't leave his basement. This guy doesn't leave his basement. He is a - he's a pathetic candidate, I will tell you that.

    Q Have you given up on controlling the virus?

    THE PRESIDENT: No, not at all. In fact, the opposite. Absolutely the opposite. We've done an incredible job. Take a look at what's happening in Europe. What's happening to Europe is - nobody has seen anything like it. And you used to tell me all about Europe.

    No, we're doing a great job. We are absolutely rounding the corner. Other than the fake news wants to scare everybody, we are absolutely rounding the corner.

    Go ahead.

    Q Are you planning an event for Amy Coney Barrett this evening?

    THE PRESIDENT: Yeah. We're going to see probably at the White House later on this evening, see how it all works out. The vote is taking place, and we'll see how that works out.

    Q Will it be a large event? And are you concerned about -

    THE PRESIDENT: No, not a large event. Just a very nice event.

    Q Is a ceasefire holding between Armenia and Azerbaijan?

    THE PRESIDENT: Say it?

    Q The ceasefire between Azerbaijan and Armenia, is that holding or what's that holding?

    THE PRESIDENT: It's holding. The ceasefire is holding. Okay? We'll see you over at the event.

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    Q Mr. President, were you offered a vaccine at all or any on your staff offered the vaccine?

    THE PRESIDENT: Was I offered?

    Q Yes.

    THE PRESIDENT: No. But we'll have the vaccines very soon. The vaccines are in full development, and we're going to have them very soon.

    Q Will anyone on your staff take it?

    THE PRESIDENT: You don't have them yet. They haven't been approved yet.

    Q Special - special dispensation.

    THE PRESIDENT: They're going to be - they're going to be approved very soon. Thank you. The vaccines.

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