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Trump accuses Biden of plagiarizing his economic proposals

Posted On: Jul 10, 2020   |   Posted By: Politico

Trump accuses Biden of plagiarizing his economic proposals

President Donald Trump on Friday accused former Vice President Joe Biden of plagiarizing his economic policies, a day after the presumptive Democratic nominee unveiled a plan to promote American manufacturing and goods.
But despite some similarities in messaging between Biden's “Buy American” and Trump's “America First” rhetoric, the two candidates' policy plans significantly diverge.
“He plagiarized from me, but he could never pull it off,” Trump told reporters at the White House when asked about Biden's plan for the economy. “He likes plagiarizing. It's a plan that is very radical left. But he said the right things because he's copying what I've done, but the difference is he can't do it.”
Trump did not specify what parts of Biden's economic plans were plagiarized.
Biden's “Build Back Better” economic plan features a “Buy American” component that would invest $400 billion in government procurement that the campaign says would boost demand for U.S.-made products. The plan also calls for a $300 billion...

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