'They pump him up': Trump claims Biden 'on cocaine' to give speeches
The discovery of a small container of cocaine at the White House sparked a flurry of right-wing conspiracy theories — many being promulgated by Donald Trump himself.
The former president first graduated from claiming that it might have belonged to Hunter Biden — who has struggled with substance abuse previously but was at Camp David when the bag was most likely dropped — to special counsel Jack Smith, even saying he "looks like a crackhead." Then Trump started claiming President Joe Biden himself was "probably" on drugs — and took it one step further in an interview with far-right talk radio host Wayne Allyn Root on Wednesday, suggesting, with absolutely no evidence, that Biden is given cocaine by his staffers to keep him alert enough to give speeches.
"What is your reaction when you see cocaine in the White House?" asked Root. "Can you even believe that's possible?"
"Well, you saw I put out a Truth," said Trump. "I know most of your people are on Truth because I think Truth is better than anything out there. But I put out a Truth. It's in my opinion, it's Hunter and probably Joe, because, you know, you watch Joe at the beginning of his speech and he's got a little life, not much, but he's got a little life by the end of the speech, he's a disaster. He can't even find his way off the — so there's something going on there. And I wouldn't be surprised if it was for both of them. I think it's for both of them. But that's my opinion.'
"I said, great minds think alike," said Root. "I said that on my TV show just this morning. I said it's either Hunter or it's Joe because he's so bad that before each speech and interview they probably need to give him something to juice him up. Do you think they pump him up?"
"No, I think they pump them up," Trump agreed. "And I think, and we can't have a president that's on cocaine. When you're dealing with nuclear weapons and everything else, you know? We're dealing, and you've heard me say this, President Xi, all these guys, these are at the top of their game. These are smart, whether you like them or their country or their, their policies, you know, which are pretty tough policies."
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