Give ole sleepy Joe a drug test, says Trump ahead of TV debate

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Give ole sleepy Joe a drug test, says Trump ahead of TV debate

But the pressure is on the incumbent Donald as poll-leader Biden could do some real damage

David Millward and Ben Riley-Smith

After months of ridiculing Joe Biden’s mental faculties, Donald Trump is braced for the challenge of a reinvigorated opponent in the first of the televised presidential debates on Tuesday.

Having relished the prospect of facing off against the 77-year-old former vice-president, Trump appeared to be preparing his excuses in advance should he come off second best in Cleveland.

“I will be strongly demanding a drug test of sleepy Joe Biden prior to, or after, the debate tomorrow night. Naturally, I will agree to take one also,” he wrote on Twitter. According to Trump, only drugs could explain Biden’s recent “uneven” performances...

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