President Joe Biden kicked off labor day tour of two battlefields with incendiary speeches in Milwaukee and Pittsburgh, where he advertised his recent victories. in Washington condemned Republican supporters of former President Donald Trump and took the specific target is Senator Ron Johnson.
“This guy never stops,” Biden said. of Johnson, R-Wisconsin, referring to the recent positions taken by Johnson.
“But you know what? I don’t stop either,” Biden said with a husky round of applause.
As he later did in Pittsburgh Biden spoke about the Inflation Reduction Act, a radical climate, health care and tax bill he signed into law. last the month that included the hat on insulin prices for medical patients. Johnson voted against measure.
“We won the pharmaceutical industry year’, Biden said, voice rising. “And it mattered. We’re going to change people’s lives.”
Biden built on his accomplishments on health care and assistance to the elderly, while Democrats are housed here. in on in issue in Senate race against Johnson – one of most significant in country as a balance of The Senate is in danger in November.
Johnson said the funding for Medicare and Social Security should reviewed every year and not included automatically in in budget. His comments caused a stir of attacks like critics accused him of trying to end programs (Johnson denied this).
Johnson’s Democrat opponent, Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes, did not appear at the event. Gov. Tony Evers, however, spoke. Evers competes against Republican Tim Michels in a race that is in a dead heat.
Biden also spent part of his speech emphasizing the remarks he made last a week in Philadelphia, where he criticized the segments of The Republican Party, which held extreme views, led by Trump. In his speech last week, Biden said followers of Trump’s “Make America Great Again” philosophy, especially who declined to convict 6 January 2021 attack on The US Capitol was an existential threat to democracy.
Biden on Monday again condemned trump followers while noting that not all Republicans support his outlook.
“I want be very clear in advance. Not every Republican is a MAGA Republican. Not every Republican shares this extreme MAGA ideology. i know because i could work with I’ve stuck with the mainstream Republicans my entire career,” Biden said. — But the extreme Republicans MAGA in Congress decided to go back full of anger, violence, hatred and division. But together we can and must choose another path forward.”
Aiming at Johnson againBiden said: “To this day Republicans MAGA in Congress protects the crowd that stormed the Capitol. People died there. Senator Johnson said it was generally a peaceful protest. Have you seen the video of what happened that day?”
In Pittsburgh, Biden delivered a similar speech at the United Steelworkers. of America Local Union 2227. This was Biden’s third visit to Pennsylvania. in last days.
Democratic nominee for Senate in Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman posing for photos with Biden until Monday event and then gave a speech before the president took the stage. Fetterman not join Biden either of his performances last a week in Wilkes-Barre and Philadelphia.
Biden’s speech in Pittsburgh again highlighted his recent legislative achievements and praised Fetterman, saying that he wanted to be next him if he was”in Foxy burrow”. Unlike the verbal flogging of the President of Johnson in Milwaukee, however, Biden didn’t work out on Vetterman opponentMehmet Oz.
Instead, the President again condemned MAGA Republicans, saying “democracy is at stake.” He also again criticized Johnson’s position on Social Security and Medicare.
Fetterman, who brought Oz in recent polls, said he hoped to discuss the legalization of marijuana with President during his Labor Day visit. With the November election fast approaching, some Democratic candidates are trying to distance himself from the president. Democratic candidates for federal office outnumber Biden in their government polls, even though his approval numbers on in rise.
Josh Shapiro, Democratic nominee for governor in Pennsylvania, declined to tell in interview on Monday whether Biden’s appearance is good or bad for him campaign.
“I don’t take an example from Washington DC. I take my example from Washington County, Pennsylvania,” he said. These are the people I listen to. I’m trying to lead Pennsylvania forward.”