Biden Responds to Critics Calling For Him to Step Down After Debate With Trump

President Biden admitted to having a "bad" debate against Trump but emphasized his accomplishments.

"I had a bad night," he told radio host Earl Ingram. "And the fact of the matter is that, you know, I screwed up."

Biden faces calls to step down as speculation about his campaign's future persists.

"I made a mistake," he said. "But I learned from my father, when you get knocked down, you just get back up."

"And, you know, we're going to win this election," Biden continued. "We're going to just beat Donald Trump. And like we did in 2020, we're going to beat him again. But we need all of you to get this done. All of you."

"I didn't have a good debate," Biden repeated. "That's 90 minutes on stage. Look at what I've done in 3.5 years. I've led the economy back from the brink of collapse. It's still improving. We have got more to do. I lowered prescription drug prices. I've worked with Republicans to expand veterans' health care."

Biden addressed "Black jobs," referencing Trump's debate claims about illegal immigrants taking jobs from Black and Hispanic Americans.

"You asked me about ‘Black jobs,’" Biden said. "You know what [Trump's] doing, it's shameful. He's talking about ‘Black jobs’ meaning that all the things that Blacks can do are manual labor, meaning menial labor."

"Name me something he's done to help the Black community," Biden challenged. "Give people a shot like I've done with college, education, and home buying."

CNN host Jake Tapper noted Biden's "difficulty… articulating his basic thoughts during the 90 minutes of the debate."

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