On Tuesday, Democratic Georgia congressman Rep. Vernon Jones went off on former Vice President and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, calling him a “full-blooded bigot.”
“Since that day in May when I announced I would support Donald Trump for president, my motives have been questioned, my integrity assailed, even my intelligence challenged. That’s okay,” Jones wrote in an op-ed published in The Daily Caller. “Since that day in May when I announced I would support Donald Trump for president, my motives have been questioned, my integrity assailed, even my intelligence challenged. That’s okay. I’m a lifelong Democrat, but I am also a black man, the son of a World War II veteran and a proud American.”
Jones continued by going off on the Democrats’ “absurd” demands to defund the police, adding that he used to serve as Chief Executive Officer of DeKalb County, Georgia and was in charge of “one of the largest police departments in the state.” The “Defund the Police” movement, he argued, “will only lead to more pain and suffering in our most vulnerable communities.”
“I’ve had the experience of dealing with police shootings and comforting the families of victims,” he added. “But at the same time, I’ve also had the experience of losing two black police officers. I’ve had to comfort their families in the middle of the night and console their young children. I know firsthand when others are running away from chaos, police officers are running into the fight to protect and serve.”
Jones also pointed out that Trump “was sickened by the death of George Floyd and fully committed to ensuring that he will not have died in vain.”
He also praised President Trump for what he has done for the black community including the black unemployment rate. “By comparison, more than double that number – 350,000 black Americans – were lifted out of poverty during just the first two years of the Trump administration,” Jones said.
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Even before that, where was Biden for 36 years in the United States Senate on this issue? I’ll tell you. He was too busy shouting “my children are going to grow up in a jungle, the jungle being a racial jungle.” That racial jungle he was referring to includes black and brown Americans like me. Right now, President Trump is being defined as a racist by the media, when in reality Joe Biden is the full-blooded bigot.
Don’t take my word for it, take then-Senator Joe Biden’s own words for it. “The truth is, every major crime bill since 1976 that’s come out of this Congress, every minor crime bill, has had the name of the Democratic senator from the State of Delaware: Joe Biden.” Now that Biden is running for president in a woke Democratic Party in 2020, he’s attempting to sweep his racist legacy under the rug. We can’t let him.
Joe Biden is directly responsible for the mass incarceration policies of the 1980s and 1990s, which decimated the black community. Biden authored the 1994 crime bill which imposed mandatory minimum sentences, disproportionately putting hundreds of thousands of young black men in prison.
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