Faced with the situation that America is facing a growing series of problems, on Friday (August 13), former President Donald Trump asked: “Have you missed me?”
Former President Donald Trump’s communications director Margo Martin quoted him on Twitter: “Tragic turmoil in Afghanistan; a border line was opened and fell; crime at record levels; Petrol prices skyrocketed, inflation skyrocketed, and the whole world took advantage of it – DID YOU KNOW ME?”
The challenges facing President Joe Biden are escalating.
Mr. Biden has been criticized for his plan to pull US troops out of Afghanistan, despite his pretext of being bound by a peace deal between the Trump administration and the Taliban.
However, as the Taliban swept across Afghanistan, even The New York Times commented: “There is still a way to withdraw US troops while giving our Afghan partners a chance to retain the gains we have made. achieved with them over the past two decades.”
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Thursday (August 12) that, as president, Trump vowed the Taliban would not take control of Afghanistan.
“We’ve come up with a multi-factorial plan to bring our young men and women home,” Pompeo said. “We were planning to bring our troops back, and we made sure that what you are witnessing today will not happen, which is a breeding ground for potential terrorist attacks. from this very place.”
Regarding the surge in migrants at the US-Mexico border, according to data released on August 12, US Customs and Border Protection made 212,672 arrests in July. , the highest level in the past 21 years, amid a rapidly increasing number of COVID-19 infections due to the Delta variant.
National Border Patrol Council Vice Chairman Art Del Cueto told Fox News last week that there was “no sign” of the surge in migration at the southern border going to an end, except as we “return to the policies that were implemented under the previous administration.”
Mr. Del Cueto said: “[The] ‘Stay in Mexico’ policy is a humane way to deal with things because it quickly detects people with real refugee needs, and at the same time, it doesn’t encourage All current border crossings look for loopholes in our immigration system.”
In a separate development, Democrats in the US Senate earlier this week approved a budget resolution that would allow them to pass a $3.5 trillion spending plan by the end of the year without consensus. of the Republican Party.
“While you were all asleep, the Radical Democrats came up with a plan called the $3.5 trillion Communist Plan to destroy America.” “This Act is an attack on our country, on our communities and on the American Dream,” Trump warned.
Former President Trump’s latest statement comes at a time when it is reported that his fundraising committee has hired two political faces familiar with campaigns in Iowa, the state that often opens races. into the White House. The move shows that former President Trump is interested in running for re-election in 2024.