At the NATO summit, Joe Biden has once again been caught pushing the lie that Donald Trump said Nazis were “very fine people” during the 2017 riot in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Biden repeated the lie the left has thrown around since 2016 on Thursday evening in Brussels, Belgium.
As Breitbart News’ Joel Pollak explained:
The president was speaking at a press conference to close the NATO summit on Ukraine. A European reporter asked the president how he could be sure that his successor in 2024 would not undo his diplomatic approach to NATO. (President Trump irked European powers by demanding that they live up to their NATO commitment of spending at least 2% of gross domestic product on defense. Germany belatedly agreed, finally, to meet its commitment only after Russia had invaded Ukraine.)
Biden went on to claim that the riots in Charlottesville caused him to decide to run for president in 2020:
I made the commitment, when I ran this time, I wasn’t going to run again, and I mean that sincerely, I had no intention of running for president again, until I saw those folks coming out of the fields in Virginia carrying torches and carrying Nazi banners, and literally singing the same vile rhyme they used in Germany in the early twenties, or thirties I should say, and then the gentleman you mentioned [Trump] was asked what he thought and a young woman was killed, a protester, and he was asked what he thought, he said there were “very good people”‘ on both sides. And that’s when I decided I wasn’t going to be quiet any longer.
Biden is a liar. Donald Trump never said that there were “very fine people” among Nazi group at Charlottesville.
As Breitbart News and others, notably cartoonist Scott Adams and political commentator Steve Cortes, have demonstrated for years, President Trump said he condemned the neo-Nazis “totally.“ When Trump used the term “very fine people,“ he was referring explicitly to peaceful protesters on either side of a dispute about the removal of a local confederate statue.
The transcript of Trump’s remarks is clear: he said that when he referred to “very fine people,” he was talking about peaceful protesters, and “not talking about the neo-Nazis and the white nationalists, because they should be condemned totally.”
Trump also specifically condemned the murder of protester Heather Heyer, saying it was potentially “terrorism.”
Like all Democrats, everything Biden says is rooted in a lie.
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