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Byron Donalds finds it ‘disgusting’ that Biden scolded Supreme Court during SOTU

Rep. Byron Donalds (R-Fla.) chastised President Biden for criticizing the Supreme Court during his State of the Union speech, calling the comments “disgusting.”

Biden called out the court for overturning the Roe v. Wade abortion precedent in a case, a move that Democrats have capitalized on for their campaign platforms. In his speech, Biden said he will commit to reimplementing the Roe standard in legislation.

“I found his scolding of the court disgusting, because the left will say that they want to respect the institution, except when they don’t get their way,” Donalds said in a Fox News “Sunday Morning Futures” interview with Maria Bartiromo on Sunday.

“And then, when they don’t get their way, they want to call out Supreme Court justices in front of the world. That was outrageous,” he said. “There was a reason why … the entire Supreme Court was not there, because I think they understood they didn’t want to be subjected to Joe Biden’s foolishness.”

Going off script during his speech, Biden faced the majority-conservative court and said he believes women will come out and vote in full force because of the ruling to overturn Roe.

“Its decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court majority wrote the following — and with all due respect, justices — ‘Women are not without electoral … or political power,'” he said.

“You’re about to realize just how much you were right about that,” he added, with the justices sitting in front of the podium on the floor of the House chamber.

Donalds blasted the whole speech, which was energetic and politically charged, calling it “disgusting.”

“I have never seen a speech like this, where the opposition party from the president’s party did not stand for an hour in that speech,” he said. “It was partisan. It was a campaign speech.”

“He was trying to prove himself to his political base because they have serious questions about his ability,” he continued. “And, frankly, they should have serious questions about his ability.”

The speech was praised by Democrats and quieted concerns about the president’s speaking ability and memory that have swirled for months. Republicans also ignored the previous criticisms of Biden not being all there, instead blasting him as too loud and too forceful.

“It was not about the United States of America,” Donalds continued. “It was not addressing the true state of the union, which is unraveling a bunch of the policies of Joe Biden, because they have been disastrous for America.”

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