On Friday, the President of the United States, Donald Trump made a controversial statement that has grabbed the attention of the global political world.
While in a press conference, the President said- “If Joe Biden was president, China would rule our country,” Source: NDTV.
While continuing his speech, he said a country like China would love to see an election if, in case he loses to another democrat presidential candidate, Joe Biden. With this, the President referred to Joe Biden as “sleepy.”
During an interview with New Jersey reports, Trump said- “China would love for us to have an election where Donald Trump lost to sleepy Joe Biden. They would dream (that) they would own our country. If Joe Biden was President, China would rule our country,” Source: NDTV.
Further, he added that even Iran would love to see him (Donald Trump) losing the US elections in November, this year. Also, he said if he wins the election again, he will definitely “make deals with Iran very quickly”. Source: NDTV.
Trump continued and stated- “If and when we win, we will make deals with Iran very quickly. We will make deals with North Korea very quickly. If I did not win the elections in 2016, our country would have been in war with North Korea. We actually have a relation with North Korea,” Source: NDTV.
When asked to comment on the interference in the election activities, he referred to China as “a bigger threat.”
Further, he said- “Do you think China is a bigger threat? I think maybe it is. We will be watching all of them very closely. The biggest risk we have is mail-in ballots because with the mail-in ballots; it is much easier for a foreign power — whether it is Russia, China, Iran or North Korea — to forge ballots,” Source: NDTV.
So far, Joe Biden has not made any remarks on the President’s statement.
Reports say these statements can ignite a cold war between the two competitors heading towards the US election to be held on 3rd November 2020.
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