Jill Biden launched her harshest attack yet against Donald Trump as she kicked off the ‘Women for Biden’ event in Atlanta, Georgia, on Friday.
She went after her husband’s rival over his record on abortion rights, a major issue for Democrats in the 2024 elections.
‘Donald Trump is dangerous for women and our families. We simply can’t let him win,” the first lady said to applause from the crowd.
‘He spent his entire life tearing us down and devaluing our existence. He mocked women’s bodies, disrespected our achievements, and boasted about assaults. He now boasts that he killed Roe v. Wade,” he said.
Jill Biden started ‘Women for Biden’ campaign movement in Atlanta
The first lady also pointed to comments Trump made in an interview with Fox News on Thursday, where he indicated that he is considering banning abortions every 15 weeks.
‘Every time I hear more than 15 weeks and I still haven’t decided. We also returned it to the states where it belongs,” Trump told Fox’s Sean Hannity.
The former president has taken credit for the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, who sent decisions on abortion rights to the states.
President Joe Biden, Jill Biden and other Democrats are using the abortion issue to rally their base after it was a successful rallying cry for the party in the 2022 midterm elections, where its candidates outperformed as expected, largely thanks to the abortion rights issues on the list. vote.
The first lady is gaining prominence in Biden’s campaign by rallying women (an important voting bloc) to her husband’s side.
She was a fierce supporter of Democrats in the midterm elections and is the leading defender of her husband’s record as president.
He spends his time on the campaign trail describing the human side of Joe Biden. One of her favorite stories to tell is her first date, where Biden showed up in a suit and loafers to ask her out.
‘It was the ’70s, so that night, this handsome young senator showed up at my door. Well, remember that the boys wore bell-bottoms and clogs. Okay, then I’m going to the door. Open the door. I took a look at his perfect suit and his leather loafers. And I said thank God it’s just a date!’
Jill Biden launched her harshest attack yet on Donald Trump (above), criticizing him for his suggestion that he supports banning abortion at 15 weeks.
Jill Biden has been her husband Joe Biden’s biggest supporter on the campaign trail.
But now it’s raising the stakes, as Trump appears to be the likely Republican nominee for the 2024 election.
‘My husband is the author of the Law on violence against women. “I watched him handwrite that bill on reams of yellow legal paper and he spent his entire career lifting up women,” Jill Biden said.
She compared that to Trump, noting that the former president “took credit again last night for allowing states like Georgia to pass cruel abortion bans that are taking away women’s right to make their own health care decisions.” How far will it go? When will it stop? You know the answer? It will not.
—He said it himself last night in his own words. He is considering a national ban on abortion.
Jill Biden is a three-day campaign kickoff Women for Biden event. After Georgia, she heads to more battleground states: Arizona, Nevada and Wisconsin.
“Women put Joe Biden in the White House,” she told the cheering crowd in Atlanta. She said she was launching Women for Biden even there because “Georgia put us in the White House.”
Joe Biden won the 2020 election in Georgia, becoming the first Democrat since Bill Clinton to win the state. Trump falsely claims he won the state, but now faces both federal and state charges for his attempts to overturn the election results there.
After her event in Atlanta, Jill Biden stopped at a wine store in Atlanta, where she sampled the products and purchased a bottle of red and a bottle of white.
At the event, Jill Biden praised the young women who were there and said they would be voting in their first elections this year.
‘The first time I voted, I voted for my husband Joe. I didn’t even know him and thank God I voted for him,’ he joked.