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Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden ‘ready to debate’ Trump, but done with Bernie

Joe Biden says he’s anxious to face off with President Trump. “I’m ready to debate President Trump on zoom or Skype, anytime he wants,” the former vice president said in an pre-recorded interview with Florida based radio host Enrique Santos that was released Thursday on Instagram. While the all-but-certain Democratic presidential nominee is ready to tangle with the GOP incumbent, he’s far less thrilled about facing off again with Sen. Bernie Sanders.

GOP rep blasts China for allegedly underreporting coronavirus cases and deaths amid new intel report

Rep. Michael McCaul, the ranking Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, reiterated his call on Wednesday for the State Department to investigate China’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic following a report that the Chinese Communist Party concealed the extent of the coronavirus outbreak and under-reported the number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the country.

Trump announces enhanced narcotic operations amid coronavirus, deploys destroyers and Air Force assets

President Trump – flanked by Attorney General Bill Barr, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and top military officials at the White House coronavirus briefing – announced on Wednesday a massive new “counternarcotics operation” in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea to “combat the flow of illicit drugs into the United States” by drug cartels “exploiting” the pandemic.

After attacking Trump's coronavirus-related China travel ban as xenophobic, Dems and media have changed tune

Within hours of President Trump’s decision to restrict travel from China on January 31, top Democrats and media figures immediately derided the move as unnecessary and xenophobic – and they are now beating a hasty retreat from that position as the coronavirus continues to ravage the economy and cause scores of deaths.