Donald Trump shared a scathing highlight reel of Biden administration policy shortcomings to mark the end of the year on Wednesday night.
He accused President Joe Biden of ‘waging war on parents, war on family, war on faith, war on American values, and war on the American way of life’ and taking orders from progressive Squad members Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar in a lengthy newsletter-like statement.
‘In one year, Biden has caused a border crisis, an energy crisis, an inflation crisis, a labor crisis, a supply chain crisis, and a violent crime crisis—all while pushing the most radical left-wing agenda in history,’ Trump’s statement began.
It follows a similar statement Trump issued on Tuesday night outlining Biden’s COVID-19 policy shortcomings.
The former president listed off a range of popular anti-Biden cudgels from the last 12 months, blaming his Democratic rival for 40-year high inflation, the surge of migrants at the southern border, troubling recent crime data and the battle over Critical Race Theory in schools, among other issues.
‘It took less than 12 months for Biden and the extremists in his party to turn it all into crisis, chaos, misery, and woe,’ he said of the country.
On environmental issues, Trump said Biden’s more progressive stance was ‘crushing American workers and families to appease radical left lunatics.’
Trump took aim at Biden over a range of issues brought up by the president’s critics during the first year of his administration
‘Biden has systematically dismantled the foundations of American Energy Independence to satisfy AOC, Ilhan Omar, and the other extremists calling the shots in the Democrat Party,’ he claimed.
Biden’s $1.75 trillion Build Back Better bill included billions of dollars for green energy initiatives like a Civilian Climate Corps and electric vehicle tax breaks, though its current version appears to be dead in the water after West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin said he would vote against it, delivering a crushing blow to the president’s agenda.
The $1.2 trillion infrastructure investment that was recently signed into law allocates billions toward building a nationwide network of EV chargers and funding for electric school buses.
Trump said Biden’s gigantic spending and “infrastructure bills” double-down on this fringe agenda by investing hundreds of billions in the socialist GREEN NEW DEAL.’
The ex-president also took aim at top Biden officials who are rolling out his climate agenda.
‘Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm thinks the Biden energy crisis is FUNNY. Asked how Biden would address it, she declared, “That is hilarious. Would that I had the magic wand on this”.’ Trump said.
Trump’s statement was titled ‘Year in Review: Joe Biden’s Cascading Domestic Catastrophies’
One section was devoted to listing off culture war criticisms of Biden and Democrats in general
The former Michigan governor raised eyebrows in November when she laughed in response to a question about her plan to increase US oil output in an interview with Bloomberg.
Trump also criticized Transport Secretary Pete Buttigieg for taking paternity leave after the birth of his twins while bottlenecks were wreaking havoc across the global supply chain.
‘Absentee Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg (who deserted his job for 3 months in the midst of the largest supply chain crisis in American history) has proclaimed that Americans worried about gas prices should purchase an electric vehicle and they will “never have to worry about gas prices again”,’ Trump said in his Save America PAC statement.
‘Perhaps the Biden administration hasn’t heard that the average electric vehicle goes for almost $56,000, considerably more than the average American makes in a year.’
He said Biden was ‘indoctrinating America’s children’ with Critical Race Theory after months of sky-high tensions and even violent outbursts at school board meetings that featured angry parents protesting mask mandates and racially-charged lessons in public schools.
‘Biden’s Attorney General ordered the DOJ and FBI to target parents showing up at school board meetings objecting to Critical Race Theory and leftist gender ideology being forced down their children’s throats,’ Trump said, referring to Attorney General Merrick Garland’s memo ordering federal law enforcement to work with local officials to crack down on a ‘disturbing trend’ of violence in educational settings.
Trump accused Biden of letting progressive Squad members Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar ‘call the shots’ on setting Democrats’ national agenda
In one section, Trump accused Biden of dismantling American energy independence by rolling out policies aimed at fighting climate change
Concerns over Critical Race Theory could have been enough to push Republican Glenn Youngkin over the finish line in the Virginia governor’s race this year, defeating Democratic powerhouse Terry McAuliffe after surging ahead in the polls in the last few months before the election.
‘Biden’s Radical Democrat Party is forcing CRT into our children’s schools, shoving male athletes onto women’s sports teams, pushing woke racism into our military, tearing down statues of Thomas Jefferson, desecrating our history, dismantling basic election-integrity measures, and breaking decades of precedent to use taxpayer dollars to fund late-term abortion and infanticide,’ Trump said.
Without citing any proof the ex-president claimed Biden’s White House ‘moved to dismantle religious protections for churches and businesses, gut faith-based adoption, abolish girls’ sports, and require doctors to perform unalterable gender-transition surgeries on children without parental notification.’
In a section of his letter titled ‘Biden crime wave,’ Trump claims ‘Biden and the radical leftists in his party have unleashed a tidal wave of bloodshed and chaos across the country.’
The Biden administration recently appeared to acknowledge the troubling rise in violent crime when it was announced the Department of Justice will distribute $1.6 billion in grants to towns and cities, after at least 12 major US cities broken annual homicide records in 2021.
The US murder rate rose by nearly 30 percent in 2020 from the year prior, with about 21,500 murders, or 6.5 per 100,000 people, according to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report for last year.
The most common form of violent crime, aggravated assault, rose by 12 percent.
In the US, violent crimes are defined as incidents involving force or the threat of force. Possible charges include murder and non-negligent manslaughter, rape and sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated assault.
‘Months of anti-police rhetoric and violent riots incited by Biden, Harris, and other Democrat politicians resulted in the largest increase in America’s homicide rate in modern history and the most economically destructive riots ever recorded,’ Trump said.
He also went after Democrats for working to pass federal voting rights legislation ahead of the 2022 midterm elections, a response to dozens of new election security laws passed by 19 Republican-led state legislatures this year.
‘Biden and the Radical Left Democrats in Congress spent 2021 pushing legislation to usurp states’ sacred Constitutional authority to run their own elections. The Democrats are trying to institutionalize massive election “fraud-by-design”,’ Trump claimed.
‘Their legislation would ban Voter ID nationwide, mandate that states allow “ballot harvesting” (a well-known technique Democrat operatives use to cheat), and much, much more.’
He said Biden ‘inherited the most secure border in history’ and then ‘deliberately blew our border security to smithereens and invited millions of illegal aliens from all over the world to enter our country illegally.’
Trump ended his message by calling the Biden administration a ‘national disgrace,’ adding: ‘No president has ever caused so much damage in so short a time.’