One year ago, Joseph R. Biden (D) was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. Congressman Barry Moore (R-AL02) marked the occasion with a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives claiming that Biden’s leadership has resulted in historic crises that the American people have suffered.
"The crises raging across our nation because of the incompetency of this administration threaten the lives and livelihoods of countless Americans,” Moore said. "On his first day in office, President Biden gave a taste of what was to come by spitefully eliminating President Trump's border policies and stopping the wall, fueling a border crisis unseen in a generation. The drug and human trafficking that we’ve seen at our porous border reaches every community in our nation. Untold numbers of American families who’ve lost loved ones to drugs or violence will be broken forever.
"But instead of coming after criminals, Biden's Justice Department has focused its crosshairs on engaged parents, labeling concerns about un-American racist teachings and mask mandates as “domestic terrorism and hate crimes,” Moore continued. "Our economy is in shambles. The Biden Jobs Deficit—the difference between jobs created and those Biden promised to create as part of his so-called stimulus from March—has swelled to 1.1 million.
"Historic inflation has now surged to the highest level in four decades. Gas and energy prices are the highest they’ve been since the Obama-Biden administration. The supply chain crisis has brought any economic recovery to a standstill. Have you been to the grocery store lately? Retailers are facing 'a 12% out-of-stock level on many household staples.' Empty shelves are the new norm. When stores can find supplies, they cost more and cost more to ship. But even then, stores cannot find workers because of our labor crisis, leaving American consumers looking for necessities from food to diapers [and coming home] empty-handed. And let’s not forget the pandemic. President Biden centered his campaign on having a solution for the virus. It is clear now, like every crisis we face, Biden has no plan.
"By resorting to harmful and unconstitutional mandates and shutdowns, President Biden is threatening the very liberty that is the foundation of this great American experiment,” Moore said. "And there is Afghanistan, an issue that is very personal to me. What the Biden administration allowed to happen there, leaving so many Americans and allies behind to the Taliban, is an historic tragedy”.
The White House said in a statement, “President Biden and Vice President Harris promised to move quickly to deliver results for working families. That’s what they’ve done.”
The White House is celebrating its accomplishments in a special web document https://www.whitehouse.gov/
"Well, we’ve had one year of Democratic Party control in Washington,” Moore said. “And in only one year, the Democratic Party has tried to take our country from us. I say it's time we take it back."
Congressman Barry Moore is in his first term representing Alabama’s Second Congressional District. He previously served two terms in the Alabama House of Representatives from 2010 to 2018.
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