Former President Donald Trump questioned whether he was mentally fit to run on Saturday after a special counsel report this week declined to indict President Joe Biden.
Special Counsel Robert Hur said Thursday that the impending charges against the president for possessing classified documents at the Penn Biden Center for Foreign Affairs and International Engagement in Washington, D.C., and his private residence in Delaware are due to Biden’s “diminished capacity.” They released a report claiming that it would be a waste. ” and decline in cognitive function.
In a speech in South Carolina, President Trump said, “The special counsel’s report attempts to get Mr. Biden off the hook by claiming he is too mentally incompetent to convict.” ” he said. “But if Joe Biden is not fit to file charges, they will [are] I’m not accusing him of a crime, but I have no problem with him becoming commander-in-chief. ”
Trump’s comments were met with boos and chants of “fuck Joe Biden” from the crowd.
The former commander-in-chief also questioned whether Biden would ever reach the “starting gate,” saying the U.S. has two He repeatedly asserted that there is a legal system in place.
“Biden’s thugs are still plotting to put me in jail on false charges for crimes that crooked Joe has openly admitted to committing,” Trump said. “Right now, I don’t want anything to happen to this guy. He won’t know the difference. … But this is selective political persecution, not prosecutorial persecution.”
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President Trump added that other former presidents, including former Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, and George W. He said he is not advocating taking it.
President Trump is charged in Florida with 32 counts of unlawful possession of national defense records and eight counts of conspiracy to obstruct an investigation and making false statements related to the possession of classified documents at his Mar-a-Lago residence.