Former President Donald Trump just said he believes there is evidence that American democracy has already been destroyed.
Trump made the comments last weekend during an interview with moderator Kristen Welker on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
The leading Republican candidate for the White House in 2024 was asked by Welker if he still considers democracy the best form of government, an apparent attempt by the host to trick him into saying otherwise.
“I do. I do. But it has to be a democracy that is fair,” he said.
Trump didn’t blink, flipping the script and pointing out that Democrats, despite their insistence to the contrary, are the ones destroying democracy in America.
“This democracy – I don’t think we have a real democracy right now,” he explained.
Interview with Trump: ‘I don’t think we have a real democracy right now’ pic.twitter.com/dYIVxRCyw7
— Gustav Andersson (@Guan_Tones) September 17, 2023
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Trump: Democrats are destroying democracy
Trump is right. It’s such an obvious point, but it’s not said out loud often enough: Democrats are the ones destroying democracy in America.
Just look at what this government has done and why elections are so important. We’re looking at the most politically motivated White House in the history of this country, and it should never have happened. President Joe Biden and his cronies should never have been given so much power.
An administration that jails supporters of political opponents after misleading claims of an insurrection, fields requests to designate parents as domestic terrorists under the Patriot Act, and criminally prosecutes pro-life advocates.
The Putin-like left has left our democracy in ruins.
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“They denounce their political opponents. Free speech is being shot down because the press is very dishonest, very dishonest,” Trump said.
The former president pointed out that Democrats are not alone in their nefarious efforts to destroy the country. The media is also complicit and supporting the destruction.
“People understand what’s going on,” he said. “We need media that is free and fair. And honestly, if they don’t have that, it’s very, very difficult to get our country back on track.”
She writes: ‘Just read the transcript of Welker’s first Meet The Press and am truly shocked at how much she just blatantly lied – over and over again,… pic.twitter.com/xwe1QvDE2x
— Simon Ateba (@simonstheba) September 17, 2023
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Libs have coalesced, calling for boycott of network that dared to interview Trump
To what extent do liberals hate democracy?
“Meet the Press” gave Trump – the leading Republican candidate for president – a platform to discuss his policies and platforms, and the left had a complete meltdown demanding the show be boycotted.
Because Democrats are allergic to opposing views. It’s their kryptonite. That, and facts.
“Our political opponents must be jailed and censored to save democracy!” or something.
The left is going all fascist about Trump appearing on Meet The Press
It’s unbelievable how vulnerable they are. Afraid I wouldn’t be able to censor him.
Leftists have always been afraid of different opinions.
— JohnGalt 🇺🇸🇮🇱 (@JohnJGaltrules) September 16, 2023
This behavior is a trend on the left. Media outlet gives Trump a platform and then uses their moderator to spread fake news stories, but network viewers and employees are crying because they even Allowed to speak to him.
CNN’s employees, you may recall, had such an epic crisis over the network holding a town hall with the top Republican candidate that their CEO was fired less than a month later.
BREAK: @CNN dismisses Chris Licht after just one year. The left was angry with him after a recent town hall @realDonaldTrump. Trump dominated the town hall and many were furious. pic.twitter.com/WNGYZweCek
— Simon Ateba (@simonstheba) June 7, 2023
Trump told Welker he would not commit mass layoffs of federal workers if he won back the White House, despite repeated insistence that he needed to “drain the swamp.”
But, he added, those working in government should possess one similar characteristic.
“No, I wouldn’t do that. I want great people, whether they are Republican or Democrat. I want great people,” Trump said. “But I want people who love our country, not people who hate our country.”
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but that will require a massive housecleaning of almost every federal department. Democrats detest our country.
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