In a recent speech, Biden laughed shortly after sharing a story about two young men who died from a fentanyl overdose.
Biden made the statements while addressing the House Democratic Caucus and stated that the Trump admin is responsible for fentanyl overdose deaths in the country.
Biden was quoted saying “The interesting thing is that fentanyl the boys took came during the last administration.”
Watch the video here:
Yesterday, a mom who lost her two sons to fentanyl poisoning told her story.
Today, Biden laughed about it. pic.twitter.com/USEbe4Ouhe
— RNC Research (@RNCResearch) March 2, 2023
MTG would respond to Biden’s speech and stated “It’s shocking that Joe Biden laughs at mothers of children who have died of fentanyl poisoning. What’s funny about Americans dying from fentanyl, Joe?”
It’s shocking that Joe Biden laughs at mothers of children who have died of fentanyl poisoning.
What’s funny about Americans dying from fentanyl, Joe?
The families who have lost loved ones from fentanyl aren’t laughing.
— Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene🇺🇸 (@RepMTG) March 3, 2023
The Hill had these details to add:
The White House on Thursday hit back at Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) when asked why President Biden chuckled during remarks he was making about being blamed for the death of a woman’s two sons to fentanyl.
Biden addressed the House Democratic caucus during its issues retreat in Baltimore on Wednesday night when he sarcastically brought up Greene, who had previously blamed the Biden administration’s border policies for the deaths of the woman’s sons.
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Biden’s words were being mischaracterized when asked if the president regretted how his comments were delivered.
“His words are being mischaracterized by someone who is regularly discredited for things that she says that are really conspiracy theories, and those lies are being parroted by a certain network and I’ll just leave it there,” Jean-Pierre said, referring to Greene.
The mother, conservative activist Rebecca Kiessling of Michigan, has since asked for an apology from Biden for his remarks in Baltimore.
JUST IN: Mother of two that lost her two children to fentanyl responds to JOE BIDEN MOCKING their death..
“What a HORRIBLE HUMAN BEING, how can he sit there and joke about it… What kind of a person does that.” pic.twitter.com/J30ZXC5QaE
— Chuck Callesto (@ChuckCallesto) March 2, 2023
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Fox News received a comment from the two boys mother:
The mother of two sons who died due to an accidental fentanyl poisoning blasted President Biden for laughing while telling the story of their tragic deaths, demanding he apologize and “show some serious concern for the lives lost.”
In a video posted Wednesday night, Kiessling said Biden’s comments earlier Wednesday about her sons’ deaths were “unacceptable.”
“I’m shocked to see the video today, as President Biden talked about a congresswoman who misspoke when she said that my children’s deaths are the cause of President Biden’s policy failures,” Kiessling said.
“As President Biden was speaking about this mother who lost her two sons, he starts to laugh… This is how you speak about the death of my sons? Because a congresswoman misspoke? You mock the loss of my sons? How dare you. What is the matter with you?” she shared in an emotional statement.
Kiessling testified before Congress on Wednesday about her two sons, Caleb and Kyler, who died in 2020 after taking painkillers that they were unaware were laced with fentanyl. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., later said that Kiessling’s sons passed as a result of Biden’s handling of the southern border crisis, but the deaths occurred a few months before he was sworn in.
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