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Maybe I'll have to leave the country if Biden wins: Trump

02:48 AM Oct 18, 2020 | Agencies

Washington: US President Donald Trump joked that he would have to leave the country if he loses the November 3 election to his Democratic rival Joe Biden.

Trump made the remarks at a campaign event in Macon, Georgia, on Friday night, The Hill news website reported

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"I shouldn't joke because you know what? Running against the worst candidate in the history of presidential politics puts pressure on me. Could you imagine if I lose? My whole life, what am I going to do? I'm going to say 'I lost to the worst candidate in the history of politics'. I'm not going to feel so good.

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"Maybe I'll have to leave the country? I don't know." the President added.

Reacting to Trump's statement, the former Vice President said in a tweet: "I'm Joe Biden and I approve this message."

The anti-Trump Republican group The Lincoln Project posted the video of Trump and captioned it "Promise?"

Trump's latest jab was similar to the one he made last month at a campaign rally in North Carolina, where he said: "If I lose to him, I don't know what I'm going to do. I will never speak to you again."

While campaigning in 2016, Trump had said that if he lost the Republican nomination for president, he would not remain in the public eye.

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