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Biden vows not to make ‘false promises’ about pandemic

President Donald Trump is using the race’s final days to keep up a whirlwind campaign schedule.

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Joe Biden speaks about coronavirus and health care at The Queen theatre in Wilmington (Andrew Harnik/AP)

Joe Biden speaks about coronavirus and health care at The Queen theatre in Wilmington (Andrew Harnik/AP)

Joe Biden speaks about coronavirus and health care at The Queen theatre in Wilmington (Andrew Harnik/AP)

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has vowed not to campaign “on the false promises of being able to end this pandemic by flipping a switch”.

The former vice president also argued that a Supreme Court conservative majority stretched to 6-3 by newly confirmed Justice Amy Coney Barrett could dismantle the Obama administration’s signature health law and leave millions without insurance coverage during the pandemic.

He called President Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus an “insult” to its victims, especially as cases rise dramatically around the country — an increase large enough to cause financial markets to sag.

“Even if I win, it’s going to take a lot of hard work to end this pandemic,” Mr Biden said during a speech in Wilmington, Delaware.

“I do promise this: We will start on day one doing the right things.”

Mr Trump, meanwhile, was holding two rallies in Arizona, including one just across the Colorado River from Nevada that he hoped to use to appeal to voters in that state.

A Trump Nevada rally in September attracted thousands and led to the airport that hosted it being fined more than 5,500 dollars for violating pandemic crowd restrictions.

Rather than curb the crowds, Mr Trump is sim