Former US President Donald Trump on Friday delivered a forceful rebuke of Democrats and the media a day after the anniversary of the brief January 6 occupation of Capitol Hill by a large crowd of Americans protesting the outcome of the disputed 2020 election.
In a lengthy statement issued through his leadership PAC, Trump cast Democrats and the “media establishment” as a sinister force that had “driven our country into the ground.”
“These radical leftists in Washington care NOTHING for American Democracy,” Trump said. “All they care about is control over you, and wealth and riches for themselves.”
“But they are failing. No one believes them anymore,” he added. “And the day is quickly coming when they will be overwhelmingly voted out of power.”
Biden on Thursday accused Trump of posing “a continuing threat to democracy,” and creating a “web of lies” to pursue “power over principle.”
“We must be…