Former President Donald Trump issued a blistering broadside against President Biden and congressional Democrats Friday, calling Thursday’s events observing the anniversary of the Capitol riot “the last gasps of a corrupt and discredited left-wing political and media establishment that has, for decades, driven our country into the ground.”
In a lengthy emailed statement, the 45th president said “radical leftists in Washington care NOTHING for American Democracy. All they care about is control over you, and wealth and riches for themselves.”
Trump, who was impeached by the House last year on a charge of inciting the deadly riot, was originally scheduled to hold a news conference Thursday to lay out his own views on the events of Jan. 6, 2021.
However, the event was