FoxNews.com reports that
President Trump slammed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., at his second campaign rally in as many nights Friday, saying “Nancy Pelosi hates the United States of America.”
Trump ridiculed the ongoing impeachment inquiry spearheaded by House Democrats, who he called “scammers and con artists,”
“They know they can’t win an election so they’re pursuing an illegal unconstitutional b—s— impeachment,” the president roared before a packed arena in Lake Charles, La.
Trump also attacked Joe and Hunter Biden over their Ukrainian business dealings for the second night in a row, accusing the media of covering up potential Biden corruption and complaining that if any of his children were similarly accused, the media wouldn’t call the allegations unsubstantiated — “They would be saying, ‘Where’s the nearest cell?'”
The president decried the “rage-filled Democrat party that has gone completely insane” accusing them of waging a “nonstop battle” to “overthrow” his presidency.
Trump also mocked ex-FBI officials and lovers Peter Strzok and Lisa Page again saying “these people are corrupt. These people are disgusting.”
“This is the witch hunt,” he said. “They’ve been trying to stop us for three years with a lot of crap.”
Trump’s appearance in Louisiana was scheduled to help rally Republican voters against the state’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards.
“Tomorrow you will head to the polls and vote to replace a liberal Democrat who has sold you out, John Bel Edwards, with a great Republican governor,” Trump said in his remarks, encouraging Louisianians to get to the polls before Saturday night’s big college football matchup between unbeaten Louisiana State University and the University of Florida or else they would feel guilty and “it will ruin your entire afternoon.”
The president was joined onstage by both U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham and businessman Eddie Rispone, but did not endorse either candidate in order to maximize chances that Edwards will fall below the 50 percent vote threshold needed to avoid a runoff in Saturday’s gubernatorial “jungle primary,” in which all the candidates appear on a single ballot.
“You’re not allowed to hit your Republican opponent, you’re only allowed to hit John Bel Edwards,” Trump said, extending an olive branch between the two GOP candidates, who have been at loggerheads in the race to the governor’s mansion.
The president’s trip to Louisiana comes one day after another fiery rally in Minneapolis, Minn., during which Trump also slammed House Democrats and their impeachment inquiry against him.
The president touted the country’s economy and boasted about the truce reached with China just hours before he landed in Louisiana, which stipulates that China will purchase up to $50 billion worth of agricultural goods from American farmers and also will postpone tariffs on Chinese goods that were originally set to take effect next week.
“I just made a great China deal today for energy, for the farmers, for the banks… I want to tell you, I got China to order a lot!”
He did not mention the growing issue of censorship in the U.S. over ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
“We’ve ended the war on American energy, and with your help, right here in Louisiana, the United States is now the number one producer of oil and natural gas anywhere on the planet!” Trump also boasted.
He also slammed Edwards for the state’s tax hike, which was passed with Republican support.
“You are going to fire your Democratic governor who has done a lousy job and send a great Republican to the governor’s mansion,” Trump said.
Other top Republicans, including Vice President Pence and Donald Trump Jr., have paid visits to the state, which Trump won by nearly 20 percentage points in 2016.
Neither Abraham nor Rispone has been able to break away as the top competitor, even as Rispone poured $11 million of his own personal wealth into the campaign. Party leaders’ efforts to keep the men from fighting each other have failed, raising concerns the backbiting could wound both GOP contenders and help Edwards. Republicans blame attacks among their own candidates for helping to elect Edwards four years ago.
Edwards isn’t the type of liberal, anti-Trump Democrat with whom the president usually clashes.
Louisiana’s governor is an anti-abortion, pro-gun West Point graduate who avoids criticizing Trump, talks about his strong rapport with the White House and calls the impeachment inquiry a distraction for Washington.
“He’s 100 percent going to drop the second Amendment … John Bel Edwards will not protect your second amendment,” Trump told the crowd.
While Edwards’ efforts to keep the president at bay in the governor’s race have been unsuccessful, the Democratic incumbent isn’t complaining about the rallies. Instead, he has downplayed them, calling it unsurprising that Trump backs members of his own party in the “hyperpartisan” environment of Washington. He said he would continue to “work well” with the president and focus on his own, bipartisan approach to governing.
“When my opponents realized just how much support my campaign had from the people of Louisiana, they started calling in help from forces in Washington, D.C.,” Edwards said. “My opponents are obsessed with political partisanship because the only way they think they can win is to divide the state of Louisiana.”
Republicans nationally have targeted Edwards for ouster since his longshot election victory four years ago. But work to unify around one major contender failed, with the state’s top-tier, well-known GOP officials passing on the race.
Trump was also joined on stage by Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., who said: “I told you, Donald J. Trump loves Louisiana like the devil loves sin.”
He also invited the Eastbank All-Stars, the Little League baseball championship team that joined him at the White House earlier in the day and then flew on Air Force One to the rally, to come on stage in Louisiana.
President Trump is amazing, isn’t he?
He continues his tireless work for our country and goes out on the stump for Republican Candidates from coast to coast.
All while dealing with a Democratic Party who has literally gone insane after throwing a nonstop national temper tantrum since the night of November 8, 2016
The very fact that a Deep State Operation involving members of a previous Administration, including members of the DOJ and FBI, designed to prevent him from becoming the Republican Presidential Candidate and later, attempting to frame him for “colluding with the Russian failed miserably, has driven the Democrat Hierarchy, including Nancy Pelosi, absolutely stark raving mad.
The House Democrats have thrown all pretense to the wind and are now holding secret meetings and interviews just like the days of the Politboro in the Soviet Union where innocent people were pronounced guilty without a trial and sentenced to hard labor in the Siberian Gulags.
The President was exactly right to call this Marxist-style mockery a “b******t impeachment.”
And he was exactly right about San Fran Nan Pelosi, also.
She could care less about the United States of America and what Americans want.
What we are witnessing, boys and girls, is sedition, a planned coup d’etat against Trump which, after going awry, has morphed into a “Star Chamber”, where the House Democrats are playing judge, jury, and executioner.
Stalin and Breshnev would be proud of Pelosi, Nadler, and Schiff.
Just like President Trump and the rest of my fellow “Deplorables”, I think those Dems stink on ice.
Ending on a positive note,
Today was a day that the players and coaches of the Eastbanks All-Stars will remember the rest of their lives.
And, rightfully so.
They got to ride in Air Force One with a GENUINE AMERICAN PRESIDENT.
God bless him for his kindness to the Eastbank All-Stars and for his tireless work toward
Making America Great Again!
Until He Comes,