Still banned on social media for spreading lies about the 2020 presidential election that inspired an uprising, former president Donald Trump has repeatedly blasted reporters with announced Thursday as the country marked the one-year anniversary of the attempted coup.
Trump first issued a statement saying that America had lost its confidence. After President Joe Biden addressed the nation about the January 6 uprising, Trump released a statement saying it was “just a distraction. “His third statement called Biden a failure and spread the debunked lie that the election was rigged.
His fourth statement revealed how he thought the speech made people feel.
“To see Biden speak was very hurtful to a lot of people,” Trump said.
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He then repeated the lies that incited his supporters to attack the Capitol.
“They are the ones who tried to prevent a peaceful transition with a rigged election,” Trump falsely claimed.
Biden pointed out that Trump “spread a web of lies about the 2020 election” seemingly infuriating the former real estate developer.
Mr Trump said: “They spread a ‘lie website’ about me and Russia for 4 years trying to overturn the 2016 election, and now they lie about their interference in the 2020 Election like how”.
He went on to allege that “Big Tech was used illegally,” that ballots sold for $10 in Georgia, and that gas was $5 a gallon.
Read more on January 6 and Donald Trump’s continued hold on the Republican Party:
https://www.salon.com/2022/01/06/calls-bidens-jan-6-speech-very-hurtful-while-continuing-to-spread-lies_partner/ Trump calls Biden’s January 6 speech “very painful” while continuing to spread election lies