Former President Donald Trump scoffed at the suggestion that he and his supporters are dangerous at his final political rally in North Carolina on Friday, in response to President Biden’s recent pro-democracy speech in which he criticized the movement Maga as being extreme.
Mr Trump, who is the subject of multiple criminal investigations in Washington DC and Georgia, accused the Biden administration of diverting FBI resources “from fighting crime and using them for partisan political investigations” in the hope of “falsely labeling[ing]his “Make America Great Again” movement.
“They want to call us domestic terrorists,” Trump told the crowd. “Can you believe it? I am not a terrorist”.
Continuing, Mr Trump said there was now “great anger” in the United States over the multiple investigations into his conduct and the conduct of his supporters, as well as the FBI’s ongoing efforts to bring anyone to justice. allegedly broke the laws on January 6, 2021. riot he caused.
“Never forget all this torment. Persecution and oppression does not happen because of all the wrong things we have done,” he said.
The ex-president’s remarks to his Wilmington, North Carolina, appeared to be a rejoinder to President Joe Biden’s recent speech in Philadelphia, during which he described Mr. Trump’s Maga movement as extreme and dangerous.
“Too much of what is happening in our country today is not normal,” Mr Biden said, adding that the man he defeated nearly two years ago – former President Donald Trump – and his “Maga Republican” allies “represent an extremism that threatens the very foundations of our Republic”.
Mr. Biden stressed that “not all Republicans” subscribe to the “extreme ideology” of Mr. Trump and his cronies, but he warned that the GOP today is largely “dominated, driven and intimidated” by Mr. Trump and “the Maga Republicans”, referring to Mr. Trump and his campaign slogan “Make America Great Again”.
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