- President Donald Trump’s niece, Mary, said in a CNN interview Sunday that the president may present when it is claimed that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden takes drugs before the presidential debate.
- “I think possibly, possibly involving drugs,” the president told Fox News host Jeanine Piro in Saturday’s interview about Biden’s debate performance.
- Mary Trump said she thinks her uncle’s behavior is partly due to her “desperation”, noting that “she is currently grasping on straws.”
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Mary Trump on Sunday dismissed the comments of her uncle, President Donald Trump, claiming that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden used performance-enhancing drugs before the debate.
Mary on Sunday described CNN’s chief media correspondent Brian Stelter as a “reliable source” Her uncle is known to “project”, and the claim is a sign of her “desperation” to field her opponent before the November election.
“I can’t talk about Donald’s use of drugs or not using drugs,” Mary told Stelter. “I don’t know, however, that he projects and is known for almost everything.”
In an interview with Fox News on Saturday, the president again suggested that Biden take drugs to improve his speaking skills before the presidential debate.
“I think it probably, possibly includes drugs,” Trump told host Jeanine Piro. “You saw some debate with a large number of people on the stage. He meant, I used to say, ‘How is it possible that he can move forward?”
On Sunday of my comment, “I think it’s partly Donald’s desperation, he’s clinging to the straws at the moment.”
In an August interview with the Washington Examiner, Trump called for drug testing for all candidates before the presidential debate. The president has not specified which drugs he believes Biden is using, and there is currently no evidence to corroborate his claims.
Mary, a clinical psychologist, has been a vocal critic of her uncle, who released a book on her titled “To Much and Never Enough: How My Family Creates the World’s Most Dangerous Man”. In response to the claims outlined in his book, the president called her niece “unstable” and said she was “completely shocked, scared and made fun of her entire life.”