The Daily Beast reports:
President Joe Biden took the opportunity on Friday to tweak conservative Republicans who recently asked for grants from the infrastructure law that was passed last year, noting that these same lawmakers had previously blasted the legislation as socialism.
“I didn’t know there were that many socialist Republicans!” Biden exclaimed during a speech in Maryland. “I can go down the list. Look it up. Socialism. I didn’t know there were that many socialist Republicans,” the president snarked.
“Think about it. I’m serious. Let’s get serious about taking care of ordinary people!” Biden added: “Folks, look, you can’t make this stuff up. You gotta say, and I gotta say, I was surprised to see so many socialists in the Republican caucus.”
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Biden names names of Republicans who voted against infrastructure and then asked for money. The President said, “I was surprised to see so many socialists in the Republican caucus.” pic.twitter.com/CLz94aCGNb
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