Former President TrumpDonald TrumpFormer defense secretary Esper sues Pentagon in memoir dispute Biden celebrates start of Hanukkah Fauci says lies, threats are 'noise' MORE's ex-White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany knocked President BidenJoe BidenBiden to provide update Monday on US response to omicron variant Restless progressives eye 2024 Emhoff lights first candle in National Menorah-lighting ceremony MORE in a television appearance on Tuesday, claiming the country didn’t see “crisis after crisis” when her boss held the presidency.
“We are eight months into a Biden presidency. Wrap your head around that. We still have three years and four months left,” McEnany said during an appearance on “Fox News Primetime” on Tuesday during a segment looking at the recent dip in approval ratings Biden has seen in the past week.
McEnany criticized Biden over the U.S. military withdrawal in Afghanistan and his response to the pandemic before making the comparison on crises between the Trump and Biden administrations.
“Look, when President Trump was president, you didn’t see crisis after crisis. You just didn’t see it,” McEnany, adding: “I shudder to think about what COVID would have been like under Joe Biden.”
The comments by McEnany quickly drew attention online, mostly from liberal critics who noted that Trump's four years in offices were filled with controversy after controversy, culminating in the former president's false charges that the election was stolen from him, and the attack by a mob of his supporters on the Capitol.
You’re right Kayleigh,— Chris Hahn (@ChristopherHahn) August 25, 2021
It was just a 4 year train wreck followed by a coup attempt. https://t.co/i9o4o0SmPo
Insurrection.— Brian J. Karem (@BrianKarem) August 25, 2021
The Big Lie.
With Trump there were more crises in one news cycle than I've seen in the first seven months of Biden. https://t.co/uET0auOKTw
I'm saving this to listen to anytime I want to laugh! She's forgetting 2 impeachments, covid, insurrection, and daily lies told by her boss and repeated by her. She also forgets that her boss never got 50% approval! Hysterical. https://t.co/0Z5KJUvISI— Jill Wine-Banks (@JillWineBanks) August 25, 2021
sure that's true, it all just blurred into one big one. https://t.co/wSxRsS16ym— Pod Save America (@PodSaveAmerica) August 24, 2021
She's kinda right in the sense that it was more like one giant, crushing, all-encompassing crisis where it was impossible to tell where one ended and the next one began. https://t.co/gDL7LYgJku— Brian Tyler Cohen (@briantylercohen) August 24, 2021
The Twitter account for The Daily Show with Trevor NoahTrevor NoahOvernight Energy & Environment — Presented by the American Petroleum Institute — Dems vow to keep emissions cuts Monica Lewinsky: 'The idea that I bore more responsibility' than Clinton is 'insane' Fox's Gutfeld mocks late night hosts for planned 'climate night' MORE also chimed poked fun McEnany on Wednesday, caption a viral clip of her remarks: “Seriousleigh?”
Seriousleigh? https://t.co/9svNoV0sJz— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) August 25, 2021