Written by Ashton Snyder on
 February 12, 2024

Trump Suggests Biden May Need To Be Declared ‘Unfit To Serve'

At a recent rally in Conway, South Carolina, former President Donald Trump unleashed a wave of criticism towards President Joe Biden, focusing on a report about Biden's handling of classified documents.

According to NBC News, Trump's argument centered on the report by Special Counsel Robert Hur, which he claims showcases a biased justice system and raises questions about Biden's mental competence and fitness for the presidency.

The rally, which was broadcast by Right Side Broadcasting Network, took place ahead of South Carolina's Republican primary. Polls indicate that Trump is expected to significantly outperform former Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina.

Special Counsel's Findings Stir Controversy

Special Counsel Robert Hur recently published a report on the investigation into Biden's handling of classified documents. This report became a focal point of Trump's speech at the rally.

Trump took issue with the report's rationale for not prosecuting Biden. He suggested that it indirectly labels Biden as mentally unfit for the presidency, a claim that has stirred considerable debate.

During the rally, an anti-Trump attendee caused a disturbance but was promptly removed from the event, highlighting the tensions surrounding the political discourse.

A Tale of Two Standards in Justice

According to Hur's report, Biden's "significantly limited" memory was a factor in the decision against prosecution, framing him potentially as a "sympathetic, well-meaning, elderly man with a poor memory."

This characterization led Trump to contrast his own legal predicaments, where he faces 40 counts related to classified documents under the current Department of Justice, with Biden's situation. He argues this demonstrates a clear double standard in the justice system.

Trump labeled Biden's avoidance of charges as a result of alleged mental incompetence, simultaneously claiming that Biden's team is pursuing him with "fake charges."

Vows of No Revenge Amid Political Persecution

Trump also pledged that he would not seek revenge against Biden if he were elected as the 47th president. He emphasized his view that the current situation represents "selective political persecution" rather than prosecution.

He further criticized the Special Counsel's report for attempting to excuse Biden by suggesting his mental incompetence makes him unfit for trial, yet not unfit to serve as Commander in Chief.

"The special counsel’s report tries to let Biden off by claiming that he is too mentally incompetent to convict at a trial," Trump remarked, highlighting a perceived inconsistency in the justice system's treatment of different political figures.

Trump's Legal Challenges and Allegations of Bias

Trump contrasted the investigation into Biden with his own legal challenges, pointing out the disparity in how the justice system appears to treat him versus Biden.

"But we know that Joe Biden has always been too mentally incompetent," Trump stated, suggesting a longstanding issue with Biden's capacity to serve.

The report's conclusion that Biden willfully retained and disclosed classified materials after his vice presidency, without establishing guilt "beyond a reasonable doubt," was specifically highlighted by Trump to underscore his claims of a double standard.

Public Reaction and Political Implications

Trump's remarks at the rally have sparked a wide range of reactions, with supporters cheering his accusations of a biased justice system and critics decrying his attacks on Biden's mental competence.

"Crooked Joe got off scot-free," Trump declared, using this phrase to underscore his belief that Biden was unfairly exonerated. He added, "and I don’t know if you call it scot-free; they said he was a mental basket case."

The former president's speech reflects the deep divisions within American politics, as he positions himself as a victim of political persecution while simultaneously accusing the current administration of corruption and incompetence.

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