Before, during, and after his presidency, Donald Trump has made some questionable if not downright outlandish statements — from suggesting using nuclear bombs to keep hurricanes from hitting US shores:
“I got it. I got it. Why don’t we nuke them? They start forming off the coast of Africa, as they’re moving across the Atlantic, we drop a bomb inside the eye of the hurricane and it disrupts it. Why can’t we do that?” Trump has stated.
To throwing out the idea of using UV light inside the body and injecting disinfectant, to kill the coronavirus:
“Supposing you brought the light inside the body, which you can do either through the skin or some other way, and I think you said you’re going to test that, too. I see the disinfectant that knocks it out in a minute, one minute. And is there a way we can do something like that by injection inside or almost a cleaning?” he infamously satted at a coronavirus press briefing.
However, his most recent statements at Saturday’s RNC fundraiser in New Orleans, reveal a new depth of depravity.
“We should take our planes, put Chinese flags on them and bomb the hell out of Russia,” Trump declared in all seriousness.
A way to “teach Russia a lesson,” according to him —while giving the United States deniability.
Yes, you read that right. That’s the former President of the United States of America — and one who’s a front runner for the Republican nominee for President in 2024 — suggesting bombing one country while pretending to be another. Sitting back and watching them ‘fight’.
Two world superpowers with nuclear capabilities? Mmmmm kay, stable genius.
It’s not entirely shocking that he would suggest something so duplicitous. His former aides had drafted multiple tweets in Trump’s name after the Jan. 6th insurrection blaming the Capitol attack on Antifa:
“Bad apples like Antifa and other crazyed leftists infiltrated today’s peaceful protest over the fraudulent vote count.”
It does appear to be contradictory to his words of support for Putin on the Clay & Buck show, just days before.
Radio hosts Clay Travis and Buck Sexton spoke with the former President on February 22nd. It was an interview full of praise and admiration for Vladimir Putin. Trump also revealed that he ‘always knew’ Putin wanted Ukraine.
“I think he sees this opportunity. I knew that he always wanted Ukraine. I used to talk to him about it. I said, ‘You can’t do it. You’re not gonna do it.’ But I could see that he wanted it,” Trump said in the interview.
This puts into context and confirms that Trump knew what he was doing when he withheld aid to Ukraine. In regards to starting a war between China and Russia, it’s evident that if nothing else is certain, it should be keeping him out of the Oval Office.
Click here for the CNN transcript of the Clay and Buck interview.
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