Lady Gaga says Biden the ‘right choice’ at US election eve rally
03 November 2020 | 5:41 pm
Lady Gaga says Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is the 'right choice' at a drive-in rally in the key swing state of Pennsylvania on the eve of the US election.
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