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US election: Biden demands Trump reveal tax returns, asks what he's hiding

Biden showed he had anticipated that Trump would try to advance allegations that the former vice president had taken foreign money

Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters

Trump responded by falsely accusing Biden of accepting $3.5 million from Russia.

Mario Parker, Jennifer Epstein and Jordan Fabian | Bloomberg
President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden traded charges of secretly taking money from foreign interests, after the former vice president addressed head-on Trump’s efforts to portray him as corrupt.

Biden, declaring he had never accepted a foreign payment, noted that Trump has never publicly released his tax returns. He pointed at the president and demanded: “What are you hiding?”

Unlike their first debate, in which Trump repeatedly talked over Biden and the former vice president called his opponent a “clown” and told him to “shut up,” the candidates largely complied with rules of the debate that called for them

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First Published: Oct 23 2020 | 9:37 AM IST

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