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Words From the Final 2020 Presidential Debate

October 22, 2020
The final presidential debate between President Trump and former Vice President Biden took place in Nashville, Tennessee on October 22. The event was moderated by Kristen Welker of NBC News. Here are 20 words from the debate, ten from each candidate.
beneficiary
Tremendous investment is being made, biggest beneficiary, the black and Hispanic communities.
– President Trump
bureaucracy
He’ll close down the country if one person in our massive bureaucracy says we should close it down.
– President Trump
cartel
Children are brought here by coyotes and lots of bad people, cartels
– President Trump
catastrophic
Look, his own person who ran that for him, who, as you know, was his chief of staff said, “It was catastrophic."
– President Trump
collusion
They went through everything I had, including my tax returns, and they found absolutely no collusion and nothing wrong.
– President Trump
corruption
Release your tax return or stop talking about corruption.
– Vice President Biden
ether
There’s no way he can protect pre-existing conditions. None, zero. You can’t do it in the ether.
– Vice President Biden
legitimize
We’re not going to legitimize you and we’re going to continue to push stronger and stronger sanctions on you.
– Vice President Biden
malarkey
My response is, look, there’s a reason why he’s bringing up all this malarkey.
– Vice President Biden
mandate
Through the legislature, I terminated the individual mandate.
– President Trump
mortgage
Are we going to be able to pay the mortgage?
– Vice President Biden
pawn
He’s being used as a Russian pawn.
– Vice President Biden
socialist
It’s like saying that the fact that there’s a public option that people can choose, that makes it a socialist plan.
– Vice President Biden
sovereignty
They’re interfering with American sovereignty.
– Vice President Biden
underwrite
First of all, I called my accountants, underwrote it, I’m going to release them as soon as we can.
– President Trump
ventilation
They need to deal with ventilation systems.
– Vice President Biden
vibrant
It was vibrant.
– President Trump
wage
How are you helping your small businesses when you’re forcing wages?
– President Trump
wherewithal
I would make sure that we set up national standards as to how to open up schools and open up businesses so they can be safe and give them the wherewithal, the financial resources to be able to do that.
– Vice President Biden
xenophobic
Months later, he was saying I was xenophobic.
– President Trump

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