Biden hits Trump for meeting with Orban

President Biden slammed former President Trump for meeting with Hungarian premier Viktor Orban, highlighting his major campaign platform that he is running to preserve democracy.

“You know who he’s meeting with today down at Mar-a-Lago?” Biden said at a campaign event in Pennsylvania. “Orban of Hungary, who stated flatly he doesn’t think democracy works, he’s looking for dictatorship.”

The president added that world leaders have said to him that Trump “can’t win again, because my democracy is at stake.” Biden last month also claimed that nine heads of state have told him he has to win in November.

Orban visited Trump at his home in Florida and posted a photograph on Facebook of the two of them together with the caption, “Meeting with President Donald Trump. Make America great again, Mr. President!”

Trump, in a post on Truth Social, said its as an honor having the Hungarian prime minister and his daughter Flóra, at his resort.

“Viktor is a Great Leader, respected all over the World,” he wrote Saturday. “Hungary is a Safe Country because of his Strong Immigration Policies, and as long as he is in charge, it always will be!”

When Biden was leaving the White House for Philadelphia, he was asked if he’s concerned that Trump is meeting with Orban.

“If I’m not, you should be,” the president replied.

Biden has made the fight to defend democracy a top issue in this election and often on the campaign trail talks about how democracy would be at stake with another four years of Trump.

Biden and Trump both head to Georgia on Saturday to campaign — dueling trips that mark the ramp up of general election campaigning after Super Tuesday and the president’s State of the Union address.

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