McCarthy's 'Pre-Buttal' to Biden's Speech Delivers GOP's Message of Shared Hope, Unity

McCarthy's 'Pre-Buttal' to Biden's Speech Delivers GOP's Message of Shared Hope, Unity

Joe Biden’s prime-time speech Thursday evening is being panned by critics as the most divisive ever given by a president.

But fortunately, Americans have a choice come November: They can vote for a party that actually does care about the future of the country and is trying to keep it stitched together with a message of hope and, yes, even unity.

In a sort of “pre-buttal” to Biden’s speech Thursday afternoon, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy traveled to the president’s hometown of Scranton, Pa., to tell Americans they don’t have to keep casting ballots for Democrats who branch anyone opposed to their policies a ‘domestic terrorist.’

“They just don’t get it,” the California Republican told a crowd gathered at Don’s Machine Shop in West Pittston. “You have never been more worried, more alarmed, by the direction of our country. Yet they tell you everything is fine. You worry that your children will have less opportunity than you did, yet they tell you things are looking up.

“You fear that America is becoming poorer, less safe, less respected, and less free by the day,” McCarthy continued. “Yet they tell you, the border is safe and America is secure. The White House says inflation is transitory, deficits don’t matter, and the spike in crime is just a bump in the road. Yet, you know that doesn’t add up.”

That’s where Republicans differ from Democrats: The GOP has literally become the ‘party of the working man and woman.’

“I don’t dismiss your fears, I share them,” he said. “And I, along with every Republican running for Congress this year, share your unwavering conviction that we must change direction in Washington before it is too late.”

McCarthy went on to appeal to Americans’ sense of patriotism and pledged that, with a “historic Republican majority,” the country would once again “flourish.”

“The American experiment in the good people who believe in it have not said their last word,” he stated. “The electric cord of liberty still sparks in our hearts. The spirit of the pilgrims, the patriots, the pioneers, still inspire our souls.”

” Our best days are ahead of us not behind this. Our nation can flourish again,” he continued.  “And under a new historic Republican majority, it will.”

The minority leader went on to note that November’s midterm elections are nothing short of “a national referendum” on policies that shape the nation, and during Biden’s regime, Democratic policies have hastened the dismantling of our country.

“The past two years have been a time of trial for Americans everywhere,” he said. “Never in modern times has an administration promised more and delivered less. And they have no one to blame but themselves.

“In the past two years, Joe Biden has launched an assault on the soul of America, on its people, on its laws, on its most sacred values,” McCarthy continued. “He has launched an assault on our democracy. His policies have severely wounded America’s soul, diminished America’s spirit, and betrayed America’s trust.”

McCarthy went on to say Biden owes Americans an apology for his incendiary rhetoric.

“When the President speaks tonight at Independence Hall, the first lines out of his mouth should be to apologize for slandering tens of millions of Americans as fascists,” McCarthy stated.


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