Nikki Haley: Trump Sides With Dictators Who Want To ‘Destroy America’ | EUROtoday

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GEORGETOWN, S.C. ― Republican presidential contender Nikki Haley slammed Donald Trump on Thursday for being unwilling to name out Russian President Vladimir Putin over the loss of life of prime Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.

“Donald Trump is siding with a dictator who kills his political opponents,” Haley stated at a rally forward of the South Carolina GOP main on Saturday.

“Donald Trump is siding with a tyrant who arrests American journalists and holds them hostage. Donald Trump is siding with a man who’s made no bones about the fact he wants to destroy America,” she added.

It’s the sharpest case she’s made but for why the previous president doesn’t deserve one other probability on the White House.

Trump has but to sentence Russia or Putin for the 47-year-old Navalny’s loss of life in an Arctic jail final week. Instead, Trump has in contrast his authorized troubles ― he faces 91 legal costs throughout a number of circumstances — to the dissident’s loss of life.

“It is a form of Navalny,” Trump stated at a Fox News city corridor on Tuesday. “It is a form of communism or fascism.”

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), stumping for Trump in South Carolina on Thursday, additionally dismissed Navalny’s loss of life, telling reporters, “I really could care less.”

Since Navalny’s loss of life, a whole bunch of individuals have been arrested throughout in Russia after they tried to pay tribute to him with flowers and candles. The Russian authorities is refusing handy over Navalny’s physique except his household agrees to a secret funeral.

President Joe Biden known as Trump’s remarks “astounding” at a fundraiser on Wednesday in San Francisco.

“He’s comparing himself to Navalny and saying that because our country’s become a communist country, he was persecuted, just like Navalny was persecuted. Where the hell does this comes from,” Biden stated, in response to a White House pool report. “If I stood here 10 to 15 years ago and said all this, you’d all think I should be committed.”

On Thursday, Biden met with Navalny’s spouse, Yulia, and daughter, Dasha. His administration is anticipated to announce “major sanctions” in opposition to Russia on Friday, which coincides with the two-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

At her Thursday rally in South Carolina, Haley, the previous governor of the state, continued to make her case for why Republicans could be higher served within the November election with out Trump on the prime of the ticket. She identified that Republicans have misplaced successive elections each throughout and after Trump’s presidency, and that they haven’t had a lot success lately, both.

“Donald Trump has lost his immunity; he’s going to be tried as citizen Trump,” she stated, of a latest courtroom ruling denying his declare of immunity from prosecution. “Republicans lost the vote on [impeaching Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro] Mayor, Republicans lost the vote on Israel [aid funding]the RNC chair lost her job — and he had his finger prints in all of that.”

She added: “How much more do we have to lose?”