White House challenger Joe Biden once again criticized US President Donald Trump, just days before the United States elected its next leader, over his choice of words as he accused Trump’s misunderstanding of global issues. Joe Biden, a Democrat, criticized the US president for calling India “dirty” when the two leaders clashed in the last presidential debate.
“President Trump called India ‘dirty. “This is not how we talk about friends – and this is not how we solve global challenges like climate change,” the Democrat wrote in a tweet.
“@KamalaHarris and I deeply appreciate our partnership and we will put respect back at the center of our foreign policy,” he added.
The US president, who is seeking a second term, spoke on “dirty air” in India on Friday, defending his decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement – a key global deal to fight climate change by reducing emissions of CO2, among others. not.
President Trump called India “dirty”.
That’s not how you talk about friends – and that’s not how you solve global challenges like climate change.@KamalaHarris and I deeply appreciate our partnership – and I will put respect back at the center of our foreign policy. https://t.co/TKcyZiNwY6
– Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) October 24, 2020
“Look at India. It’s dirty. The air is dirty,” Reuters news agency said.
While many social media outlets were outraged by the remark, others said the comment once again highlighted a problem – air pollution in India – that has long prevailed.
“I will not sacrifice millions of jobs … thousands of companies because of the Paris Agreement. It is very unfair,” he said during the televised debate in which the two candidates avoided shaking hands for security reasons.
Donald Trump’s remarks also preceded the visit of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper to New Delhi for talks.
Joe Biden hit out at Trump early Sunday morning on Twitter, expanding his ties to the Native American community in a blog.
“Four years ago, in November, one of the last events I organized at the vice president’s residence was a reception at Diwali. I was there, an Irish Catholic vice president opening my house for events. holiday traditionally observed by Hindus, Buddhists, Sikhs and Jains, and that night joined by Muslims, Christians and American Indians from diverse backgrounds representing the diversity of the diaspora. In the shadow of an election devastating and dark, we came together for the festival of lights and new beginnings, ”he recalled.
“We found hope and a sense of belonging to each other. This is the America we love and four years later that is the goal of our campaign. always felt deeply connected to the Amerindian community because of the values we share: duty to family and elders, treating people with respect and dignity, self-discipline, service and hard work, ”he added.
“The truth is, President Trump does not share our values. As a result, America today does not feel like the America of our dreams,” he added.
Joe Biden, in his blog, also said that “the Obama-Biden years were among the best” for US-Indian relations. “A Biden-Harris administration will build on this great progress and do more. We can and must be natural allies,” he insisted.
Kamala Harris, an Indo-American, will be the first-ever female vice president of the United States, if elected.
The United States will vote on November 3 to elect its next president.