2020 hopeful denounces ‘ridiculous things’ president he says
Former Vice President and 2020 hopeful Joe Biden called president Donald Trump a “clown” during remarks in South Carolina on Saturday, according to reports.
Biden also responded to his nickname ‘Sleepy Joe’ – given to him by Trump -by denouncing the “ridiculous things” the president says.
“There are so many nicknames that I’m inclined to give this guy,” the Democratic presidential candidate said, Bloomberg News reported.
“We could just start with clown.”
“When he says these ridiculous things he says, I mean this, I put my hand up and say, ‘everybody knows who you are’ because they do know,” Biden reportedly told a room full of supporters.
Trump famously nicknamed Biden “Sleepy Joe” on Twitter, as others used the term “creepy Joe” in response to his inappropriate behavior.
“The only place he has any confidence is in the mud,” Biden said on Saturday night, according to Bloomberg.
“The only thing he doesn’t know how to respond to is issues and specifics.”
“He also referred to Trump as a “no-good SOB” and recalled saying that he might have “taken him behind the barn and beat the hell out of him” in high school, according to The Associated Press.
“Guess what? I probably shouldn’t have done that,” Biden said.
“The presidency is an office that requires dignity and reestablishing respect and standing.”
According to The Hill, he also accused the president and Republicans of suppressing black voters.
“You’ve got Jim Crow sneaking back in,” Biden said.
“You know what happens when you have an equal right to vote? They lose.”
Last month, Trump predicted who he thought would be the two Democratic contenders to make it to the 2020 presidential primary final.
The president predicted that former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders would be the two left in the battle for the Democrats’ nominee.
“I believe it will be Crazy Bernie Sanders vs. Sleepy Joe Biden as the two finalists to run against maybe the best Economy in the history of our Country (and MANY other great things)!” he wrote.
“I look forward to facing whoever it may be. May God Rest Their Soul!”