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Democrats hit back when Trump announced his candidacy for president

Democrats quickly went on the offensive Tuesday night, as did former President Trump announced his 2024 presidential campaignportraying him as unfit for duty following the riots at the Capitol on January 6, 2021, and the former president’s promotion of baseless claims of election fraud.

Trump’s announcement makes him the first known Republican to enter the 2024 race, and as he was still on stage at Mar-a-Lago, President Biden posted a video on Twitter of himself firing back as he faces a potential rematch with his predecessor.

“Trump has failed America,” the video concludes after attacking Trump on abortion, the economy and January 6.

A reporter asked Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron at the G20 summit in Indonesia if they had reacted to Trump’s statement. Both smiled weakly, and Biden said “not really” while Macron remained silent.

Biden has not officially announced his re-election bid, but has said he intends to run again. indicates early 2023 when to wait for an official decision.

Immediately before the speech, the White House launched a new site lauding the Biden administration’s record, pointing to legislative victories such as the bipartisan infrastructure bill Biden signed exactly a year before Trump’s announcement.

Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Jaime Harrison, wrote about it Twitter, “Donald Trump has failed as president; that’s why he lost in 2020 and that’s why he’ll lose again.”

Harrison noted this in a separate tweet Fox News broke from Trump’s speech before he concluded by saying it was proof Trump’s statement was “low energy.”

“You can sum up Trump’s statement today in one word: despair,” Rep. Diane DeGette (D-Colo.) tweeted.

Several Democrats on the House committee on Jan. 6 attacked Trump during the week as his “special announcement” approached.

“Trump’s new campaign. Same old lie,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), who chairs the House Intelligence Committee and is also a member of the January 6 panel, wrote Tuesday evening.

“Lies about his record,” Schiff’s tweet continued. “Lies about immigrants. Lies about Biden. Lies about our children. Lies about our LGBTQ+ neighbors. Lies upon lies upon lies. New nozzle. The same old swindler.”

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (Illinois), the GOP committee member, also published video of him calling Trump a fraud while the former president was on stage.

Other Democratic lawmakers used Trump’s announcement to raise money for Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), who is set to face off in a Senate runoff against Republican Herschel Walker, whom Trump endorsed in the primary.

Senate Democrats campaign tweeted a link to a donation page that describes Walker as “a continuation of Trump.”

“The main thing you need to know about Trump announcing for re-election is that Raphael Warnock is running for a runoff and it’s exactly 3 weeks away and we don’t just need money, we need it fast,” the senator said Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) wrote.

Sens. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.) and others were quick to share Schatz’s messages in support of Warnock.

“We have a long way to go before the next presidential election, but I want to tell you right now that it’s not about him,” tweeted Sen. Cory Booker (DN.J.).

“2024 will not be a one-man referendum,” Booker continued. “This will be a referendum on who we are. If we lead with empathy, grace and justice, we will rise.”



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Democrats hit back when Trump announced his candidacy for president

Democrats quickly went on the offensive Tuesday night, as did former President Trump announced his 2024 presidential campaignportraying him as unfit for duty following the riots at the Capitol on January 6, 2021, and the former president’s promotion of baseless claims of election fraud.

Trump’s announcement makes him the first known Republican to enter the 2024 race, and as he was still on stage at Mar-a-Lago, President Biden posted a video on Twitter of himself firing back as he faces a potential rematch with his predecessor.

“Trump has failed America,” the video concludes after attacking Trump on abortion, the economy and January 6.

A reporter asked Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron at the G20 summit in Indonesia if they had reacted to Trump’s statement. Both smiled weakly, and Biden said “not really” while Macron remained silent.

Biden has not officially announced his re-election bid, but has said he intends to run again. indicates early 2023 when to wait for an official decision.

Immediately before the speech, the White House launched a new site lauding the Biden administration’s record, pointing to legislative victories such as the bipartisan infrastructure bill Biden signed exactly a year before Trump’s announcement.

Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Jaime Harrison, wrote about it Twitter, “Donald Trump has failed as president; that’s why he lost in 2020 and that’s why he’ll lose again.”

Harrison noted this in a separate tweet Fox News broke from Trump’s speech before he concluded by saying it was proof Trump’s statement was “low energy.”

“You can sum up Trump’s statement today in one word: despair,” Rep. Diane DeGette (D-Colo.) tweeted.

Several Democrats on the House committee on Jan. 6 attacked Trump during the week as his “special announcement” approached.

“Trump’s new campaign. Same old lie,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), who chairs the House Intelligence Committee and is also a member of the January 6 panel, wrote Tuesday evening.

“Lies about his record,” Schiff’s tweet continued. “Lies about immigrants. Lies about Biden. Lies about our children. Lies about our LGBTQ+ neighbors. Lies upon lies upon lies. New nozzle. The same old swindler.”

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (Illinois), the GOP committee member, also published video of him calling Trump a fraud while the former president was on stage.

Other Democratic lawmakers used Trump’s announcement to raise money for Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), who is set to face off in a Senate runoff against Republican Herschel Walker, whom Trump endorsed in the primary.

Senate Democrats campaign tweeted a link to a donation page that describes Walker as “a continuation of Trump.”

“The main thing you need to know about Trump announcing for re-election is that Raphael Warnock is running for a runoff and it’s exactly 3 weeks away and we don’t just need money, we need it fast,” the senator said Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) wrote.

Sens. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.) and others were quick to share Schatz’s messages in support of Warnock.

“We have a long way to go before the next presidential election, but I want to tell you right now that it’s not about him,” tweeted Sen. Cory Booker (DN.J.).

“2024 will not be a one-man referendum,” Booker continued. “This will be a referendum on who we are. If we lead with empathy, grace and justice, we will rise.”



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