An obviously defensive Joe Biden took another swing at Donald Trump today as he accused the former president and his allies of dictating to the Republican Party.
“Look at my predecessor, the great MAGA king — the deficit increased every single year he was president,” said Biden yesterday in a bid to take the attention away from his failure to control the country’s escalating food supply shortage and rising prices.
He went on to lay the blame for America’s rising inflation on the restrictions he imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic and Russia’s war against Ukraine.
The embattled president visited a family farm in Illinois to try to convince struggling farmers that his policies will help fix the mess that’s accumulated under his leadership.
“You are the backbone of freedom,” he said as he toured the 800-acre farm owned by Jeff and Gina O’Connor, before unbelievably hinting that food price rises were down to America sending Ukraine weapons and aid:
“Right now, America is fighting on two fronts. At home, it’s inflation and rising prices. Abroad, it’s helping Ukrainians defend their democracy and feeding those who are left hungry around the world because Russian atrocities exist”... (Read more)