U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin knocked President Trump on Friday for a “failure to lead.”

Baldwin, D-Madison, told Dem activists that Trump had failed to lead even before the COVID-19 pandemic. She said that includes pushing a tax break that ended up benefiting the wealthy and a trade war she said contributed to the 3,000 Wisconsin farms that have disappeared since he took office.

“It’s like there’s one set of rules for Trump and his friends and one for everyone else,” Baldwin said.

By comparison, she called presumptive Dem nominee Joe Biden a “key player” in passing the Affordable Care Act, saying he has “taken to heart” lessons of his working-class upbringing and respects the dignity of work.

She said Biden has also sought to unite the country since the death of George Floyd at the hands of police, while Trump has “stoked division.”

“We know how to organize in these moments,” Baldwin said. “We know how to do this even as we stay safer at home.”

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