Donald Trump has long criticized his Democratic successor and reiterated his unfounded accusations of electoral fraud as he toasted at a Saturday night wedding at his club in Mar-a-Lago, Fla., According to a video of the speech released. by the American site TMZ.
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“It’s not going to the border, it’s worse than we’ve ever seen. And what you see now, multiply it by 10 “, notably launched the former president to the relatives of the bride and groom, from the luxury club where he took up residence after leaving the White House.
“What the children are going through … They are living in squalid conditions”, he described, referring to the migration crisis facing Joe Biden, before adding: “It is a humanitarian disaster ( …) and it will destroy the country. ”
In February, more than 100,000 irregular migrants were arrested at the border with Mexico, including nearly 10,000 unaccompanied minors, and these arrivals accelerated further in March.
If single adults are immediately returned to Mexico, part of the families and all unaccompanied minors are allowed to stay in the United States, creating tensions in reception facilities.
While still president, Donald Trump had been heavily criticized for his “zero tolerance” policy implemented in 2018 and which led to the separation of migrant children from their parents, and several hundred of whom did not yet been reunited.
Aside from the evening suit and bow tie, the style is reminiscent of his campaign meetings, with the former president pausing every now and then to let the audience laugh or applaud him.
“Do you miss me already?” “, He asked in particular the wedding guests, securing a standing ovation, before continuing by reiterating his unfounded accusations of electoral fraud which deprived him of his victory in the presidential election.
“It’s a pleasure to be here, to have you in Mar-a-Lago. You are a great couple, a beautiful couple ”, then concluded the 45th American president without transition. ” Have fun. “