MAGA Republicans Fit Definition of Fascism, Says White House
- A White House spokesman said MAGA Republicans met “the definition of fascism.”
- Carine Jean-Pierre slams MAGA Republicans for ‘attacking our democracy’ in interview with reporters.
- The statement came after Biden described his allegiance to the “extreme MAGA philosophy” as “semi-fascist.”
A White House spokesman said MAGA Republicans, allied with former President Donald Trump, fit the “definition of fascism” and played a role in “attacking our democracy.”
White House spokeswoman Karin Jean-Pierre told reporters on Friday: “In laying out and defining what the MAGA Republicans do, I know very well that you look at the definition of fascism and you think of them What has been done in terms of attacking our democracy. — that’s it. Clearly,” Reuters reports.
She added, “They’re taking away our freedom and our right to vote. That’s it.”
Her remarks echoed that of President Biden, who described his allegiance to the “extreme MAGA philosophy” as “semi-fascist.”
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Before the Democratic National Committee rally in MarylandBiden lashed out at “burning everything politics and MAGA Republicans,” adding, “What we’re seeing right now is either the beginning of an extreme MAGA philosophy, or a death knell.” It’s not just Trump, it’s The whole philosophy that underpins — I’m going to say something — it’s like semi-fascism,” he said, according to the report.
At a rally in Rockville, Maryland, on Thursday ahead of the 2022 midterms, he continued to attack “MAGA Republicans,” referring to Trump’s slogan, Insider’s Azmi Haroun wrote.
“MAGA Republicans not only threaten our personal rights and economic security,” Biden said. “They are a threat to our democracy. They refuse to accept the will of the people. They embrace — embrace — political violence. They don’t believe in democracy,” Biden said.
The Republican National Committee called the remarks “despicable.”