Former President Donald Trump addressed the Alabama Republican Party Dinner on Friday, cutting through his rivals, shredding the indictment, and outlining his goals if elected to the White House in 2024.
Alabama Republican Party Chairman John Wall praised President Trump’s economic performance, business growth and gas prices.he said crowd The dinner was the most successful fundraiser in Alabama Republican history, raising $1.2 million, 2,700 people reported.
The former president focused on issues at hand, including the 2024 general election and multiple indictments, including the recent indictment by federal prosecutor Jack Smith. He outlined the achievements of his first term, including the building of the southern border wall and foreign policy. (Related: Biden administration indicts Trump for third time)
Trump opened his speech by calling President Joe Biden “crooked” and promising to “kick him out” of the White House.
Trump: ‘Push criminals and thugs out of power in Washington D.C.’ Said. “And we’re going to make America great again.”
He praised his political campaign against the “corrupt political system”. While emphasizing his own position, he also expressed dissatisfaction with the direction of his country.
“Our country is going to hell,” he said. “We said no to open borders, no to globalist trade deals, no to endless wars and no to the godless values of the communist left.”
“We always put America first,” he added.
He accused his political opponents of using “Russian hoaxes” and “fake documents” to undermine him politically.
He accused the “corrupt” Biden Justice Department of making “false accusations” against Biden. He said he could have filed charges earlier, but waited until the election period to maximize his political influence. He argued that all indictments filed against him only serve the polls. He ultimately dismissed his charges as an “act of desperation” against himself. (Related: Trump jokes he needs ‘one more indictment’ to win election)
He dismissed criticism for denying the 2020 election and insisted on his right to question the results. He declared that he was not a threat to American democracy, but that he was trying to save it.
“It was a very bad election, we all know that.”
He also criticized Biden’s performance and lamented his access to the nuclear code. He said Biden knew he could not win the election fairly, so he tried to “interfere” to get the outcome to his liking. The former president reiterated his claim that the 2020 election was stolen.
“We will not allow them to manipulate the 2024 presidential election,” Trump said.
He then accused Smith of “prosecutorial misconduct.” President Trump claimed that civil rights were being violated along with others that the Biden administration allegedly “persecuted.”
He also called the indictment a “medal of honor” and said it was representative of the work he had done to represent the interests of his base.
“I will be prosecuted on your behalf,” Trump said.
President Trump was indicted Thursday in Washington, D.C., on charges related to attempted interference in the 2020 election and his alleged involvement in the Jan. 6 election.
He promised to deploy a special counsel to investigate alleged business dealings of the “Biden Crime Family.” The Biden family has been accused of accepting bribes in exchange for foreign policy decisions. (Related: Trump says timing of third indictment is an attempt to quell Hunter’s ‘notoriety’
Trump has also lashed out at his main Republican rival, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, claiming he begged for his support during the 2018 GOP gubernatorial primary. He said his relationship with Mr. DeSantis had soured when the governor of Florida decided to run for president, an act he considered unfaithful.
President Trump said, “This motherfucker, he’s running away.”
He said DeSantis’ lack of personality has made him a difficult primary.
“He has no personality,” Trump said, adding that “politics needs personality.”
Trump further attributed DeSantis’ volatile poll numbers to DeSantis’ lack of “loyalty,” saying, “He’s fallen like a stone, but I hope he stays there.” ‘ added.
He promised to “completely annihilate the Deep State,” end “bidenomics,” achieve energy independence, and reduce energy costs. He also promised new Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials to “say no to 87,000 people.” As for Alabama, President Trump said he would approve the six-lane Interstate 65 from Huntsville to Mobile, Alabama. He also said he would close down the Ministry of Education, a long-standing goal of many conservatives.
President Trump also said the next administration would pursue an ambitious trade policy. He said he would “impose border tariffs on all foreign goods” and invoke reciprocal tariffs with other countries.
“If China or other countries make us pay 100% or 200% tariffs, we will immediately make them pay 100% or 200% reciprocal tariffs,” Trump said.
President Trump has vowed to end the long-promised conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
He also said he would sign a law banning biological males from participating in female sports and banning children from undergoing gender reassignment therapy. It also promised to reinstate the ban on transgender military personnel. He also said schools would stop teaching gender, sexual and racial content.
“I promise you, if you put me back in the White House, their reign will end and America will be a free country again!” Trump said.