Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) US President Joe Biden, who is known for being soft-spoken, became enraged and said he had to contain his “Irish swagger” when his predecessor, Donald Trump, described the soldiers fallen with indecent words.
Hitting Trump for allegedly calling fallen soldiers “shit and losers,” Biden told a fundraising dinner for wealthy donors in Las Vegas, Nevada that he didn’t know what he would have done if he had been around Trump in Washington that day . Biden had lost his son in the war against Iraq.
“I’ve got to keep my Irish temper. I’m glad I’m not with him. I’m not sure what I would have done. He had said they’re all evil and losers,” Biden said, addressing wealthy donors at the fundraiser in Las Vegas on Sunday before the Nevada primary.
Mentioning his son Beau, who served with the Delaware National Guard in Iraq before he died in 2015, the president cheered: “My son was not a sucker or one of yours. Who thinks this guy talks of Americans?”
During a rally on Las Vegas’ historic Westside, Biden repeated a similar version of the speech, telling the crowd: “This is the guy, when he was in France, they asked him to go to an American cemetery in France for World War II. , where the Americans were buried. You know what he said? He said those people were evil and losers.”
“He called my son and your sons and daughters who gave their lives in this country, evil and losers. That’s how this guy thinks. Who the hell does he think he is?” Biden said.