Biden brags that Dems used taxpayer money to subsidize $80,000 new cars

In the latest example of just how out of touch President Joe Biden is, the 80-year-old Democratic politician took to Twitter to promote his electric vehicle tax credit.

“On my watch, the great American road trip is going to be fully electrified. And now, through a tax credit, you can get up to $7,500 on a new electric vehicle,” Biden tweeted, along with a  photo of himself sitting behind the wheel of a GMC Hummer EV.

Ironically, with Twitter now under new management, courtesy of Elon Musk, the tweet got slapped with a “Readers added context” flag noting that “some rules for the clean vehicle tax credit are on hold until further IRS guidance is issued in March.”

But that’s just the beginning of the terrible optics at play. Turns out, the vehicle he was sitting in doesn’t even qualify for the credit, according to Fox News. At a time when Americans have to take out a second mortgage to buy a dozen eggs, the GMC Hummer EV in the photo ranges in cost from $87,000 to nearly $110,000 depending on the model, the network noted.

U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., responded to Biden’s tweet thusly, “Joe Biden is bragging that the Democrats used your tax dollars to subsidize $80,000 new cars.”

“Biden’s solution to address historic gas prices is to purchase a $110,000+ electric Hummer. The median household income in the United States is about $70,000,” tweeted U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz.

U.S. Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-Penn., went one better — he added a little imagery while noting that Americans “can’t afford to fill up our gas tanks” and THIS is Biden’s answer.

The Republican lawmakers were far from the only ones piling on to the out-of-touch tweet… here’s a sampling of other responses to the story from Twitter:

Republished with permission from American Wire News Service


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