Former US President Donald Trump addressed the massive spending legislation that current President Joe Biden and Democrats from the Congress are trying to instate into law, claiming that it is a monstrosity and that it is dangerous for the US, Fox News informed.
Trump blasted the multi-trillion-dollar package that covers social spending, human infrastructure, and climate change at a rally held in Iowa on Saturday. Iowa is the first stop of Donald Trump after the elections last year.
Additionally, Iowa is well known for the caucuses that have started the presidential nomination calendar, and the former president’s stop there sparked some speculations that he will once again run for the White House in 2024.
Iowa was once also known as a crucial battleground state, but Donald Trump won the votes in the 2016 election when he was elected as US President, but also in 2020 when he was defeated by current President Joe Biden. Trump’s visit also comes after the former President scored his best ratings ever in a Des Moines Register poll, which is thought to be a gold standard.
According to the Des Moines Register survey which was published on Monday, 53% of the people in Iowa had a favorable view of Trump and 45% had an unfavorable view. Among the Republicans, he scored 91% favorability.
Trump hailed the survey, commenting that they are at the highest position they have ever been.
Trump also highlighted the fact that he won in Iowa last November, saying that the state has proved why it should be the first to vote.
The former president also criticized the group of Republican Senators, headed by Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican Leader, for allowing the Democratic majority to set a temporary lift of the debt ceiling, which was has prevented the country to default.