Biden delivered remarks at the union hall skewering Trump’s COVID-19 response and making a list of promises including job creation and a middle-class tax cut.
TOLEDO, Ohio — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden addressed a private event at the UAW Local 14 union hall on Jackman Road in west Toledo on Monday, taking shots at President Donald Trump over his response to the coronavirus pandemic and vowing to “build back better” using American labor.
Taking the stage in the parking lot, in front of several American cars, including Toledo’s own Wrangler and Gladiator, Biden intoned, “Hello, Toledo! This feels like coming home. My dad was an auto guy. … My state used to have the largest percentage of autoworkers in the nation.”
Biden thanked both Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, as well as UAW Local 14 President Tony Totty and UAW Benefits Representative Kenyetta Jones for