Biden: Trump 'has simply given up' on COVID-19

"The president of the United States is accusing the medical profession of making up COVID deaths so they make more money. Doctors and nurses go to work every day to save lives. They do their jobs. Donald Trump should stop attacking them and do his job," Biden said.

Earlier in the day in Michigan, Trump attacked the U.S. medical system, falsely saying: "Our doctors get more money if someone dies from COVID."

In the final days of the campaign, President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden on Friday sought voter support in Midwestern states where the coronavirus has roared back.

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JOE BIDEN: I know it's hard. More than 228 I believe it is now thousand Americans have died because of COVID-19. Nearly 2,500 here in Minnesota gone. We had nine million new cases nationwide. Millions of Americans are out of work, on the edge. They can't see any light. They don't know where it's going.

And Donald Trump, he's simply giving up. And did you hear what he said today? What he said today on the trail, he said that our doctors-- our doctors, our first responders-- over 1,000 lost their lives-- are putting their lives on the line busting their necks.

Making up-- he said but they're making up deaths from COVID because they get more money. The president of the United States is accusing the medical profession of making up COVID deaths so they make more money. Doctors and nurses go to work every day to save lives. They do their jobs. Donald Trump should stop attacking them and do his job.