Trump hits back at Biden, calling him an ‘enemy of the state’

Former US President Donald Trump responded Saturday, September 3 to Joe Biden, who portrayed him as a threat to democracy, calling him in turn a“enemy of the state” and suing him for lack of jurisdiction at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania for the midterm elections.

In front of his supporters, the Republican billionaire also denounced the spectacular FBI search of his Florida residence on August 8 in Mar-a-Lago, calling this act of investigation a “of the most shocking abuses of power by an administration in American history”.

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In Wilkes-Barre, a small town near Scranton, birthplace of Joe Biden, Donald Trump had come to support Republican candidates in the next midterm elections on November 8, in particular Mehmet Oz, a doctor who became a star of the small screen.

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But in this state of Pennsylvania which will be key in the battle for control of the two chambers, his rival had preceded him this week and attacked with rare virulence, accusing him of representing, with “MAGA Republicans” (Make america great again), “an extremism that threatens the very foundations of our Republic”. In Philadelphia, cradle of the United States, Joe Biden had even called for saving “Soul of America”castigating those who “do not respect the Constitution”, “do not believe in the rule of law”, “do not recognize the will of the people”.

“Hate and Anger”

“He’s (Joe Biden), the enemy of the state”wanted to answer Donald Trump, denouncing “the most vicious, hateful and divisive speech ever delivered by an American president”. “His speech was only hatred and anger”he insisted, in unison with his supporters.

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Thus, in the midst of red or blue placards calling for “save america”Edward Young, 63, believes that “The President of the United States, well the so-called President of the United States, has declared war on me. And he declared war on half of America”.

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Denouncing inflation and a rise in insecurity, Donald Trump, who openly plans to run again in 2024, also wanted to draw up the most negative assessment possible of Joe Biden, in a speech that sometimes took on presidential campaign accents.

“You could take the five worst presidents in the history of the United States, and put them together, they couldn’t have done the damage that Joe Biden did to our country in less than two years”, asserted the 76-year-old Republican. The meeting began with a selection of images of Joe Biden stammering during speeches.

FBI “shameful raid”

During his first public appearance since the FBI search of his Mar-a-Lago residence, Donald Trump also claimed that this act of investigation constituted “the starkest example of the very real threats to American freedom”.

“The shameful raid and raid on my house in Mar-a-Lago was a travesty of justice”he insisted.

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The FBI had carried out this search because it suspects the ex-president of illegally keeping confidential documents from his mandate at the White House (2017-2021).

Federal investigators believe that among the 30 boxes seized are top secret documents “probably hidden” to hamper the investigation, says a Justice Department document.

But for Donald Trump, this “flagrant abuse of the law” will produce “a backlash like no one has ever seen”.

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The billionaire is also the target of investigations into his efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election and his role in the violent assault by his supporters on the Capitol on January 6, 2021. He is not yet prosecuted. in no business.

The former president also again questioned the result of the 2020 presidential election, which saw him lose to Joe Biden. “American elections should be decided by the American people. And it didn’t happen like that in 2020.”he said.

Trump hits back at Biden, calling him an ‘enemy of the state’