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Donald Trump opened his CPAC speech with dire warnings of what he thinks will occur if President Joe Biden is re-elected later this yr.

“If crooked Joe Biden and his thugs win in 2024, the worst is yet to come,” Mr Trump mentioned on the Gaylord National convention centre in National Harbor, Maryland simply outdoors of Washington, DC on Saturday.

“Our country will … sink to levels that were unimaginable … With four more years of Biden, the hordes of illegal aliens stampeding across our borders will exceed 40 to 50 million people. Medicare social security, health care and public education will buckle and collapse … our economy will be starved of energy by crooked Joe’s vindictive, green new scam,” he added as he continued his tirade.

Congressional Republicans not too long ago tanked bipartisan laws that may add additional border safety funding in addition to assist for Ukraine.

In 2022, unlawful border crossings hit an all-time excessive at 2.2 million, in accordance with the Office of Homeland Security Statistics. Mr Biden initially stored in place a Trump pandemic coverage – Title 42 – permitting the authorities to rapidly expel these crossing the border.

“Millions of manufacturing jobs will be choked off into extinction. And you’ll have constant … blackouts and rampant inflation. Ruthless gangs will explode even more into the suburbs,” Mr Trump claimed. “And when they talk about suburban women, they’re going to love me so much. They’re going to say ‘Oh, I wish we had that guy back.’”

While the Biden administration has made large investments in inexperienced vitality and manufacturing, the outcomes of these investments are solely now starting to point out.

“The messaging is challenging — people actually need to see the results for themselves,” Rep Dan Kildee of Michigan instructed Politico in January. “We’ve got our work cut out for us.”

“The gangs will be invading your territory,” Mr Trump added on Saturday. “I can tell you that weaponized law enforcement hunts for conservatives and people of faith.”

Axios famous in July final yr that “Republicans are hammering ‘Joe Biden’s America’ as a land of rising violent crime, surging immigration and out of control inflation, but there’s just one problem: the numbers are starting to move in the opposite direction”.

Congressional Republicans have been preventing the FBI and Department of Justice for years, furious at what they see because the political prosecution of Mr Trump and different rightwingers.

Democratic Senator Chris Van Hollen instructed Politico in July final yr concerning the constructing of a brand new headquarters for the FBI: “It’s outrageous that House Republicans are using the men and women of the FBI, the rank-and-file, as political pawns in this process.”

“Everybody has acknowledged that the FBI needs a new headquarters building. I mean, it’s falling down around them. And so what the House Republicans are saying is, we’re not going to repair the building where the men and women of the FBI work from because they disagree with the director of the FBI,” he added on the time.

“China will dominate us, not just economically, but militarily, and that’s what they want,” Mr Trump claimed on Saturday.

In 2021, the senior fellow of the international coverage program on the Brookings Institution, Michael O’Hanlon, wrote that China’s rise is “far from truly foreboding”.

“China is flexing its muscles more than preparing for war; this is not the equivalent of Europe in the late 1930s, given how much China depends on a stable international order for its continued success,” he added on the time. “We do need to stay vigilant, remember the art of war even in this age of (relative) peace, and expand our economic as well as military toolkit for crisis management. We need not and must not panic, however, because doing so could turn manageable crises into truly scary ones.”