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March 26, 2021
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"The idea that I’m gonna say --- which I would never do --- if an unaccompanied child ends up at the border, we’re just gonna let ‘em starve to death and stay on the other side, no previous administration did that, either. EXCEPT TRUMP [emphasis mine]. I’m not gonna do it.”

Ah, so President Trump left children to stay on the other side to “starve to death,” did he? That’s a lie, but c'mon man, it’s good old Uncle Joe talking here, our “decent” (his own word), moral President during his cringeworthy, totally orchestrated press conference on Thursday. Biden went on to say that Trump’s programs “have an incredibly negative impact on law –- international law, as well as on human dignity.”

He said, “Well, look, I guess I should be flattered people are coming because I’m the nice guy, that’s the reason why it’s happening, that I’m a decent man, or however it’s phrased...”

We’ll get to Biden's huge inaccuracies later, but first, I’d like to address Biden’s own record of decency and niceness, since he and his supporters talk about him so often in that light. I'm sure I speak for many who have had enough of this.

There’s an email going around about Biden’s role in the evacuation of Vietnam in 1975, when he was a freshman senator. Of course, with emails like this, it’s important to go back to the source material, if it’s cited, and determine the accuracy of the claims before just forwarding them. (That’s particularly true if they’re fundraising emails.) So that’s what my research staff did with this one.

It talks specifically about Biden’s opposition to a relief package to help in the humanitarian evacuation of Saigon (which did manage to save 1,500 South Vietnamese allies who, if they’d been left behind, would have been slaughtered along with thousands of others by the North Vietnamese). The claims are based on passages in the 2018 book WHEN THE CENTER HELD, by President Ford's Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.

The email also says that Biden, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, “torpedoed any support” for these refugees once they came to America.

Checking Rumsfeld’s book, we found a passage about the effort by President Gerald Ford to protect the most vulnerable as Vietnam evolved from a military to a rescue operation. There were about 6,000 Americans still in and around Saigon, plus our South Vietnamese allies. “It was a race against the clock to save lives,” Rumsfeld wrote. “President Ford was committed to evacuating Americans" and also “the South Vietnamese who had assisted us and to whom the U.S. had ‘a moral commitment.’”

"Meeting with an influential group of senators,” Rumsfeld wrote, “Ford repeatedly tried to sway them with what he believed deeply was our country’s moral responsibility to help refugees fleeing persecution. Repeatedly, a number of Senate Democrats dissented, including the young outspoken Senator Joe Biden (D-DE).”

On page 163, Rumsfeld reprints his contemporaneous notes. “MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENT, April 14, 1975: ...Senator Biden of Delaware then spoke up and got back again on the delays in getting Americans out. He also expressed hostility towards the idea of bringing out any South Vietnamese.”

So, our “Mr. Decent” when it comes to asylum-seekers was one of those who expressed “hostility” to the idea of welcoming South Vietnamese refugees who had helped us in the war?

Even Snopes.com, while rating the email claims as “mostly false” after giving Biden every conceivable benefit of the doubt, finds this TRUE: “Rumsfeld says in his book that then-President Gerald Ford tried to convince a number of senators to help refugees and claims Biden, along with other Democrats, 'dissented.' Biden did vote against sending financial assistance to the South Vietnamese government toward the end of the conflict. In the end, he did not block the admittance of refugees.”

Well, wasn't that nice of him? Actually, reading the entire Snopes.com fact-check gives the impression that Biden gummed up the works when he could have facilitated the government's assistance to asylum-seekers.

According to Rumsfeld, Biden “EXPRESSED HOSTILITY” to the idea of allowing the refugees, when time was of the essence. The aid package died on the House floor. Later on –- AFTER Saigon fell –- he apparently came around on the issue.

If it seems harsh to hold someone accountable for what he said in 1975, be assured that any conservative would be held to an even stricter standard. Biden apparently was not eager to welcome immigrants from South Vietnam who had helped us there, our allies who desperately needed political asylum and would otherwise be killed. How moral and decent.

Biden is not "nice." We could cite numerous other examples of Biden's lack of civility and common decency. Here's just one.

Of course, none of the reporters chosen to participate in Thursday’s press conference challenged President Biden's lies about Trump’s border policy. Stephen Miller tweeted out real-time about it, though: “Biden replied w/an asinine false choice. He explained that he was resettling minors in the US in lieu of ‘let[ting] them starve to death and stay on the other side’ (Mexico) which he accused Trump of doing. This is spectacularly false & a grave smear on our border agents.”

He described Trump’s real policy: “First off, illegal crossers returned to Mexico are transferred to migration authorities not the desert. But unaccompanied minors were returned to their ‘home countries’ to be reunited with their own families. They were not returned to Mexico unless Mexico was their home. This humane policy from President Trump brought unaccompanied minor numbers to record lows. Biden’s disastrous decision to exempt minors from Title 42 [which allows for expulsion], and to stop the at-home reunification process in favor of domestic resettlement single-handedly created this crisis.”

Miller later appeared on FOX NEWS PRIMETIME with Brian Kilmeade, saying, “What Joe Biden said at that press conference was a detestable lie," and also that it was their policy to "rescue unaccompanied minors and get them safely home."

He said that, for example, if a 16-year-old from Honduras came across unaccompanied, they’d be processed by Border Patrol, put on a chartered flight, “paid for by the U.S. government” and flown back to Honduras, where they’d be met by social services. Our own State Department would work to reunite that young person with family.

Biden’s administration –- “in writing,” Miller said –- terminated the reunification policy of the Trump administration to send unaccompanied minors home. Miller credited the record low numbers of unaccompanied minors in custody last year to Trump’s policy. Either Biden doesn’t know this, Miller said, or his staff is lying to him, “so he then can mislead the country.”

See the whole interview; Kilmeade and Miller also have a good discussion of voter ID as it relates to civil rights.

And since we think President Trump deserves the last word, here’s his response, from Thursday night’s INGRAHAM ANGLE.

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Comments 1-13 of 13

  • Edna Mae Wallin

    05/27/2021 01:39 PM

    "MR. NICE GUY".

  • Deborah Gaulter

    03/31/2021 06:22 PM

    Why do they lie! Do your work for the America people. All people!

  • Linda Rhodes

    03/31/2021 05:43 PM

    Why are they letting this psycopath stay in office that he stole in the first place?

  • Martha Chester

    03/31/2021 01:31 PM

    This "president" (the election was stolen) is an absolute s***head! He is so 'bought' by the machine that he doesn't even know (or care) what he's saying most of the time. I'd pray for him to drop dead, but then we'd have an even worse s***head as a leader.

  • Wanda Frost

    03/31/2021 12:46 PM

    Biden is the most ungodly piece of shit, idiot, disgraceful, disrespectful, lying, nasty, thing in God’s GREAT WORLD.

  • Dianne Altman

    03/30/2021 11:32 PM

    He is the biggest liar and the worst president we have EVER had. His policies are ruining our USA. Now , he is allowing the immigrant children to be schooled IN PERSON while OUR children are still doing zoom classes yet the teachers are the same teachers that are saying it is not safe to have "in-person-classes" for the ANERICAN citizens. This COVID bill is a crock of crap. Spend the money on necessities like the everyday common people have to. Some times you have to eat ham sandwich instead of a steak !!! Bon appe'tit

  • Jeanette Cain-Mouton Yunker

    03/28/2021 11:00 AM

    Not only is THIS a lie, but in my opinion, just about everything that is coming out of this administration are lies and/or purposely misleading. I believe nothing I hear without going and doing my own research. This administration is very dangerous for the continued freedoms in this country. If you are not scared by all the lies and misleading, if not outright dishonesty, of this administration, then you need to get your head out of the sand and find out what is happening in your own country!! In my humble opinion, the man, and his administration, ARE liars.

  • Jennifer Bowman

    03/27/2021 03:15 PM

    I find it rather insulting that the Biden administration is foolish enough to continue their charade and think that "we the people" don't see right through their lies and this mockery of a presidency, that they so mistakenly underestimate "our" ability to discern fact from fiction. Dictating media questions and spoon feeding Biden answers...c'mon man! Shame on them!!!

  • Dee S.

    03/26/2021 05:36 PM

    Hi, Regarding the email link for, Complete the wall or enforce existing laws?. The link wont open for me it says web error. I tried each time you sent it. But in answer to whether we care or not what is going on at the border. We expressed our support to all the Republicans and Trump administration in any way we could. Donations or those attending the rallies, talking to friends and praying. And our votes. Of course we were grateful the border issue and Wall was resolved under Trump. No we didnt want open borders. But our votes didnt save Trump or what we were so grateful for. I for one was soo grateful for the economy, tax cuts, patriotism, and the security I felt under Trump. Of course we have been devastated with the undoing of everything hes done by Biden, propped up by his despicable cohorts including Dr. Jill, so desperate to be first lady let her dementia ridden husband be propped up to be President, she sold her soul to the devil.. Immediately signing away all Trump has accomplished. For the People. The majority of the people. Not those few spellbound by Hollywood, the elites, Progressives. China, Socialism. They are the minority. But we are the law abiding honest patriotic people. And we have been outsmarted. And no clear vision for the future of our Country. Its devastating. All of it. It appears they are moving forward with the destruction of the middle and lower class. But our Lord will see us through whatever the future holds. Give thanks for that!

  • dan m isch

    03/26/2021 05:19 PM

    why are people acting so surprised by this news !! for all you people that voted for Biden didn't bother to check his 47 year Congressional record of mass corruption that he repeatedly tries to cover with lies !! None of this news surprises people that paid attention

  • Allene Elder

    03/26/2021 03:30 PM

    Biden is so awful and his lies are outrageous.

  • Vicki Walker

    03/26/2021 01:53 PM

    BIDEN IS AN INCOMPETENT A-HOLE !

  • Sharon White

    03/26/2021 12:16 PM

    Just total BullS**t like everything else that comes out of his mouth!