“Crook, failure, fraud”: Biden’s birthday message to Trump


Published: 2024-06-15 17:14

Last Updated: 2024-07-14 05:37

“Crook, failure, fraud”: Biden’s birthday message to Trump
“Crook, failure, fraud”: Biden’s birthday message to Trump

US President Joe Biden's re-election campaign marked former President Donald Trump's 79th birthday with a caustic message that has sparked a new wave of political fervor.

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“Happy birthday, Donald. You're a crook, a failure, a fraud, and a threat to our democracy, economy, rights, and future,” Biden campaign spokesperson James Singer said in a statement. “On behalf of America, our early gift for your 79th: Making sure you are never President again.”

The statement was followed by the Biden administration sharing a mocking list of Trump's 78 "accomplishments":

Additionally, in a private X post, Biden stated, “Happy 78th birthday, Donald. Take it from one old guy to another: Age is just a number. This election, however, is a choice.”

As the election season heats up, this exchange is likely to be a precursor to a highly contentious and intensely personal campaign. Both Biden and Trump are expected to leverage their significant platforms and influence to sway an electorate that remains deeply divided.