October 21, 2020

Trump brands Biden family a ‘criminal enterprise’ and says Hunter scandal makes it ‘impossible’ for Joe to be president

Trump brands Biden family a ‘criminal enterprise’ and says Hunter scandal makes it ‘impossible’ for Joe to be president

PRESIDENT Trump slammed the Biden family as a “criminal enterprise,” and said the recent scandal involving Hunter Biden makes it “impossible” for his father to become president.

Trump said Joe Biden should be jailed during a campaign stop in Michigan on Saturday, and followed the comments up by saying he could never become president in a Sunday morning tweet.

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Trump held a second rally on Saturday in Wisconsin

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Trump held a second rally on Saturday in WisconsinCredit: EPA
Trump accused Biden's family of being a 'criminal enterprise'

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Trump accused Biden’s family of being a ‘criminal enterprise’Credit: Getty Images – Getty
Trump took to Twitter Sunday to double down on his claims about Biden and his family

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Trump took to Twitter Sunday to double down on his claims about Biden and his familyCredit: Twitter

During Saturday’s event, the president slammed the whole Biden family as a “criminal enterprise” and called Biden a “corrupt” politician.

His comments were in reference to a New York Post story about Hunter’s alleged dealings in the Ukraine and China, and claims that Biden himself may have known or been involved in possible misdeeds.

The story stems from a hard drive that allegedly contained Hunter’s emails and intimate photos, which Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani claims was turned over by a computer repair shop owner in Delaware.

Biden’s camp called the Hunter scandal a “smear campaign.”

However, Trump doubled down on his critiques of the Bidens on Sunday morning.

Trump has suggested that he would run for an additional term if he wins the 2020 election

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Trump has suggested that he would run for an additional term if he wins the 2020 electionCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Trump called the Hunter Biden laptop scandal a 'disaster' for the entire family

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Trump called the Hunter Biden laptop scandal a ‘disaster’ for the entire familyCredit: Getty – Contributor

“Hunter Biden’s laptop is a disaster for the entire Biden family, but especially for his father, Joe,” he wrote on Twitter.

“It is now a proven fact, and cannot be denied, that all of that info is the REAL DEAL. That makes it impossible for ‘50%, or 10%’ Joe, to ever assume the office of the President!”

During Saturday’s events, Trump also falsely accused Biden of firing a Ukrainian prosecutor who was looking into Hunter’s business dealings.

“He makes Crooked Hillary look like amateur hour,” the president said.

He also took the opportunity the declare that he would consider running for an additional term in office if he wins the 2020 election, an unsubstantiated claim that would require an amendment to the Constitution.

“We go up to January 20,” he told the crowd, referencing the date when power would transfer should Biden win the election.

“But I don’t think we need to worry … we’ll get the next four years and then, if we decide to go for an extra four, or eight, or something,” he continued.

The crowd then erupted into a chant of “12 more years,” according to The Daily Mail.

“I think 12 will now be the gold standard that will be the new chant,” he said.

Trump’s stop in Michigan was the first on a three-day campaign trip across four swing states.

The event came just one week after he held his first public event following his release from the hospital for COVID-19.

The president announced that he had been diagnosed with the virus on October 2, and held his first public event after his hospital release on October 10.

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