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‘It’s a disaster’: Trump grades ‘failed’ Biden admin, makes prediction regarding Virginia gubernatorial race

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Former President Donald Trump graded the Biden administration as well as made a prediction about who is going to win Tuesday’s gubernatorial race in Virginia in a lengthy interview with Fox News’ Judge Jeanine Pirro that aired Saturday evening.

“I think you have to say an F, and not an F+. It would be an F,” Trump told the host regarding his successor, calling the current administration an “embarrassment.”

“It’s a failed administration. It’s a disaster. I’ve never seen anything like it,” he continued, noting that he used to think that Democrat Jimmy Carter’s one term (1976-1980) was the “worst,” adding that he was “not a fan” of George W. Bush “getting us into the Middle East.”

Nevertheless, Trump went on to say that he hoped that the Biden administration would be successful because he loves the United States “more than anything.”

“I would love to see him do well,” he told Pirro. “I don’t think there’s ever been a greater embarrassment as an administration, and we had everything ready to go.”

The 45th president went on to criticize President Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal, citing the current commander-in-chief for pulling out U.S. troops before evacuating all Americans from the country that is once again in control of the Taliban. He also said that he instructed Army Gen. Mark Milley to ensure that all U.S. military equipment was also removed from Afghanistan, but the Joint Chiefs chairman said it would be “cheaper” to leave most of it behind.

“I lost such respect for him” after that, Trump told Pirro.

At another point in the interview, Trump responded to the extremely tight Virginia gubernatorial race, where GOP candidate Glenn Youngkin moved ahead of Democratic challenger Terry McAuliffe just days before the election. He said he believes that McAuliffe made a “terrible mistake” when he said during a recent debate with Youngkin that parents should not have any control over school curriculum, predicting that the GOP candidate would “do very well” on Tuesday.

“Look, McAuliffe made a tremendous mistake,” Trump opined. “But it’s really probably not a mistake from his standpoint. He believes it.”

He went on to compare McAuliffe’s comment to one made by his Democratic presidential challenger, Hillary Clinton, in 2016 when she referred to his supporters as a “basket of deplorables.”

“I heard that statement, I said is that going to be bad, is that going to be like ‘deplorable’?” Trump said. “Remember when Hillary made the statement ‘deplorable’? That’s not a nice word, and it blew up.”

Trump has endorsed Youngkin, saying, “If I endorse somebody, they win.”

The former president also said he has kept an eye on the ongoing controversy involving the Loudoun County public schools, which have become ground zero, of sorts, for debates between parents and school administrators over left-wing social and cultural curriculum, inappropriate materials including graphic sexual depictions in school library books, and other issues. Also recently, the Loudoun County schools have been rocked by a sexual assault scandal involving a “gender fluid” male student using girls’ restrooms.

“I’ve been watching the school board hearings more closely than I ever have, to be honest,” said Trump.

“The parents are incensed. They’re not terrorists, they’re just people that are so upset,” he said in an apparent reference to a letter from a national school board group to the Biden administration late last month.

“They’re angry, they’re hurt, they’re crying because their children are being taught things that, in our opinion and in my opinion, and a vast majority of the people in this country’s opinion, they don’t want their children to hear about this stuff,” Trump continued. “They want to go back to reading, writing, and arithmetic.”

Jon Dougherty

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