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In Christmas messages, Biden commiserates with COVID victims; Trump barely mentions virus

In Christmas messages, Biden commiserates with COVID victims; Trump barely mentions virus
It was a tale of two Christmas messages.

In a Twitter video with incoming First Lady Jill Biden, the president-elect urged Americans to embrace their “common humanity” and strive to be “a source of help” for others.“This won’t be forever and brighter days are coming soon,” Jill Biden chimed in.” The soon-to-be commander-in-chief, who’s spending the holidays at his Delaware home, also urged Americans to avoid travel and large gatherings this weekend, noting that he and his wife will preclude their usually family tradition of hosting 20 to 25 people for Christmas dinner.Trump, who’s spending the holidays at his private south Florida club, pumped out an all caps “MERRY CHRISTMAS” tweet early Friday.

“While our gatherings might look different than in years past, this Christmas, like every Christmas, is an opportunity for us to celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, and show our heartfelt gratitude for the abundant blessings God has bestowed upon our lives and country,” the statement read.President-Elect Biden's 2020 Christmas message.

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