PUBLISHED: 02:56, Fri, Oct 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 02:57, Fri, Oct 23, 2020
Presidential debate: Donald Trump has claimed Joe Biden was paid off by Russia (Image: BBC)
Mr Trump and Mr Biden faced off for the final presidential debate tonight in Nashville, Tennessee ahead of the November 3 election. Moderator Christine Welker asked the President to respond to the Democrat’s comments on foreign interference in the upcoming election, where Mr Trump launched an attack on Mr Biden about his alleged links to Russia. Mr Biden has denied accepting any money from foreign powers, and attacked the president over allegedly paying more tax to China than the US.
Mr Trump, referencing a scandal about his son Hunter Biden and links to Ukrainian businesses, claimed the former Vice President received millions in payments.
He said: “Joe got three and a half million dollars from Russia, and it came through Putin because he was very friendly with the former mayor of Moscow’s and the mayor of Moscow’s wife.
“You got three and a half million dollars, and some day you’re gonna have to explain why did you get - I never got any money from Russia. I don’t get money from Russia.”