UPDATED 10:58 AM PT – Friday, March 11, 2022
The 4th president blasted Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine while also slamming the Biden administration’s handling of the situation. In an interview with Hannity on Thursday, Donald Trump said Russia’s ongoing assault is “a crime against humanity” and asserted that it has to end soon.
He also said Russia and other foreign adversaries no longer respect the U.S. under President Joe Biden. Trump called out the Democrat for not speaking more strongly about America’s nuclear capabilities. the 45th president also asserted the invasion would not have happened if he were still in office.
“It never, ever would have happened if I was president, if we had the Trump administration in there,” he stated. “We had tremendous years, tremendous success — economy, energy independence, the largest tax cuts of our history…”
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Trump then touted his decision to send Javelin missiles and other support to Ukraine during his presidency. He said his administration gave the country a “tremendous” amount of equipment and noted that Ukraine has done a great job defending themselves.