Transcript for Biden, Trump hold battleground state events ahead of Minnesota visit
The latest now on the race for the white house with just 46 days until the election. Both president trump and Joe Biden holding dueling events in battleground states. Mary Bruce has more. Reporter: Over and over again, Joe Biden ripped into the president's handling of the pandemic. We have to be honest with the American people. They're tough. You got to level with the American people. Shoot from the shoulder. There's never been a time they've not been able to step this president should step down. Reporter: At a socially distant drive-in town hall he took the president to task for knowingly downplaying the severity of the virus. He knew it. He knew it and did nothing. It's close to criminal. Reporter: While the president is eager to give Americans hope that a vaccine may come before the election, Biden stressed it will likely take months to fully distribute. I don't trust the president on vaccines. I trust Dr. Fauci. If Fauci says the vaccine is safe, I take the vaccine. Reporter: On the issue of race while the president has flatly rejected the notion of his white privilege, Biden was quick to recognize it. Sure, I've benefited just because I don't have to go through what my black brothers and sisters have had to go through. Reporter: When asked if he would accept the results of the election, something trump has refused to do -- Sure, the full results, count every vote. Reporter: The former vice president also putting Russia on notice warning there will be consequences for election If it's done again which appears to be being done there will be a price to be paid. Reporter: Biden was sharply critical of how trump is ramping up his campaign events in the midst of this pandemic. There is a big difference between people walking, moving along and people sitting down cheek to jowl, shoulder to shoulder, a thousand of them breathing on one another. Reporter: Moments laettner Wisconsin trump speaking to hundreds of supporters standing shoulder to shoulder. Most without masks attacking Biden and poking fun at his town hall. Do you see what his audience -- they've got cars. They have cars in a parking -- it's the weirdest thing I've ever seen. Reporter: Comparing stay-at-home orders to house arrest. You're not allowed to meet. You're not allowed to talk to anybody. You have to stay in a prison. Your home has become your prison. Reporter: Now today both president trump and Joe Biden will head to Minnesota. They are hoping to make their mark and pitch to working class voters as that state begins its early voting today. Cecilia. Race is officially on. Mary Bruce, thank you. We turn to the accusation of
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