Former President Trump insisted that President Biden “should be insane, or affected by late-stage dementia” for his assault accusing him and his MAGA supporters of being “a menace” to the nation.
“Somebody ought to clarify to Joe Biden, slowly however passionately, that MAGA means, as powerfully as mere phrases can get, MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!” Trump, 76, wrote quickly after Biden’s Thursday evening assault.
“If he doesn’t wish to Make America Nice Once more, which by means of phrases, motion, and thought, he doesn’t, then he actually shouldn’t be representing the USA of America!”
The forty fifth commander-in-chief additionally warned of a presumably darkish undercurrent in his successor’s speech, by which Biden spoke in entrance of a navy band whereas repeatedly saying he “won’t stand by and watch” Trump and his supporters return to energy with their “excessive ideology.”
“For those who take a look at the phrases and which means of the awkward and offended Biden speech tonight, he threatened America, together with with the doable use of navy power,” Trump insisted in a second response on his Truth Social community.
“He should be insane, or affected by late-stage dementia!” he wrote of Biden, who turns 80 later this yr.
Biden’s speech Thursday at Philadelphia’s Independence Corridor — an official, taxpayer-funded occasion ignored by most TV networks — got here simply days after he accused Trump’s backers of supporting “semi-fascism.”
On Thursday, he insisted that “Trump and the MAGA Republicans characterize an extremism that threatens the very foundations of our republic … And that could be a menace to this nation.”
Home Minority Chief Kevin McCarthy later insisted that Biden was the one waging an “assault on democracy.”
“As an alternative of attempting to carry our nation collectively to unravel the MANY issues he has created, President Biden has chosen to divide, demean, and disparage his fellow People — just because they disagree together with his insurance policies,” McCarthy also tweeted.
“Mr. President: you owe thousands and thousands of People an apology.”
Iowa GOP chair Jeff Kaufman additionally insisted that Biden’s assaults had been the sort solely “used by authoritarian regimes.”
“The sitting president attempting to show his political opponents into an enemy of the state,” he stated in an announcement.
Noting how Biden had vowed to unite the nation, Kaufman stated that as an alternative “all he’s achieved is persistently divide our nation additional.”
Biden’s determined assaults come as Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, confirmed to Sky News in an interview that aired Friday that the ex-president is “clearly pondering” about operating once more in 2024.
“He hates seeing what’s taking place within the nation,” stated Kushner, who was one among his father-in-law’s chief advisers within the White Home.
“With Trump, it’s laborious to rule something out,” he stated.