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Liberal Hypocrisy: How Both Obama and Biden Have Taken Credit for Trump’s Accomplishments

trumpThere is a saying in Washington to the effect of “credit has many fathers, but failure is an orphan.” It’s not uncommon to hear politicians from across the political spectrum try to take credit for something they may not have been necessarily apart. With respect to giving and taking credit, it’s been interesting to see how Democrats, like Presidents Barack Obama and Joe Biden, have come forward to try to claim credit for some of President Trump’s accomplishments.

We begin with President-elect Biden’s pledge to administer 100 million COVID-19 vaccine shots in his first 100 days in office, which comes down to 1 million shots per day. When that goal was reached last month, Biden took a victory lap and doubled down on increasing that number in the weeks ahead. However, what Biden left out was that it was President Trump, whose administration is responsible – but never given credit – for the speedy development of those vaccines, who himself pledged that America would be administering 1 million vaccine doses per day once FDA approval was given and manufacturing began. Trump himself laughed at Biden for stealing his talking point. But it wouldn’t be the last time Biden took credit for Trump’s prescient accomplishments.

On national security, one month into his Presidency, the Biden State Department tried to take credit for a series of moves by the Trump administration to obstruct, delay, and ultimately prevent Russia from completing their Nordstream 2 pipeline that would bring Russian natural gas to Europe. State Department spokesman Ned Price told reporters in late February that Biden White House policies together with the Democrat-controlled Congress had been “working in good effect” to curtail the project after 18 companies had scaled back their participation in the pipeline’s construction. In response, Associated Press reporter Matt Lee pointedly asked if the Biden administration was taking credit for this development, knowing well that the Trump administration had slapped sanctions on Nordstream 2 back in December 2020, warned those same European companies in early January that they would be sanctioned if they continued involvement in the project, and then slapped additional sanctions on a Russian cargo ship the day before Biden was sworn in as President. Two thumbs up for another Team Biden win.

Then there’s former President Obama, who seeing the economy roaring, tried to take credit for Trump’s economic boom despite the former’s dismal record of job creation, record-high unemployment, a molasses-paced economic recovery, and the elimination of hundreds of thousands of manufacturing jobs. On February 17, 2020, Obama claimed that his signing of the Recovery Act ten years prior was responsible for the economic success of President Trump, three years into his administration. To put things into proper context, Texas Public Policy Foundation VP Chuck DeVore wrote in Forbes that “in the last 30 months of President Obama’s term, manufacturing employment grew by 185,000 or 1.5%. In President Trump’s first 30 months, manufacturers added 499,000 jobs, expanding by 4.0%. In the same 30-month time span during the mature, post-recovery phase of the business cycle, some 314,000 more manufacturing jobs were added under Trump than under Obama, a 170% advantage.”

Clearly, the Democrats’ job-killing socialist agenda hasn’t worked, so they look to Republican accomplishments to pad their resumes thinking Americans are none the wiser. But they aren’t fooling all Americans. Especially those who can filter out the noise and see clearly that President Trump’s economic success belongs to him and Republicans in Congress who passed one of the largest tax reform laws in over 30 years, the Biden administration’s virus response was largely a continuation of Trump-era policies, and President Trump’s foreign policy has put the administration in a commanding position that the new administration must appreciate. And we will keep reminding Americans of those facts in the months ahead.

Bob Carlstrom is President of AMAC Action

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Rich
4 months ago

Really? Is this a suprise to anyone with a brain? The masters of the blame game will continue to deceive anyone that can’t think for themselves. Give me some more free money and pass the drugs.

Tina
4 months ago

obama and biden are nothing more than leeches. They suck the blood of the one great President we ever had and then hate him! They do not like things he did but they claim that they were the ones who got them started…..have you ever seen such evil, black hearted and souled being ever before?

Bill on the Hill
4 months ago

It truly is hard to believe that a 78 year old sub-arachnoid hemorrhage survivor, i.e. aneurysms, ( twice ) requiring brain surgeries on each side of his head with serious cognitive issues being the end result, i.e. senility on full display for all to see, received 80+ million votes from patriotic Americans to become the 46th POTUS. Beijing Biden’s rallies were truly something to behold too, his millions of supporters sat inside those ” white circles ” & roared with approval, LOL!
Now enter President Donald J. Trump & take a look at those rallies, sometimes ( 6 ) rallies in one day! Anywhere from 25,000 to 45,000 people in attendance, so many in fact, folks had to stand in the back fields because there was no more room. Our President often times would take a drive out back & show his appreciation to those that couldn’t get close enough to the action…
That said, the presidency was outright stolen from him & he has left behind a legacy that will go down in history as the most productive presidency in US history.
Trump & his administration gave us the STRONG economy we have, not this limp dick we are currently stuck with. American auto manufacturers are already packing up & moving back to Mexico because of high taxes & regulations. American companies in CHINA no longer have an incentive to bring it back home. Inflation is now on the rise & people are NOT getting back to work because Uncle Joe pays them more to stay home & collect unemployment insurance & stimulus checks…
Thank you…

Steve K
4 months ago

This organization is just too political not about really helping the older generation.

fools
4 months ago

These phonies(Obama, Biden) only know how to destroy anything decent and patriotic.

Frank Prue
4 months ago

Hang in there everyone. This is only the 4th month.

Richard Conley
4 months ago
Reply to  Frank Prue

Only 43 and a half more months to go. To heck with this crap, I can’t wait. Throw the bum out.

ken
4 months ago

Shoot; what are taxes to a Democrats Tax Money grows on trees and it’s there for them to harvest and spend at their own leisure. After all, it doesn’t cost them anything, and if the truth be told they probably are getting Rich from the special interest groups they support; Like the Shovel Ready job promotion of Obama and Biden ( SOLYNDRA SOLAR )that cost the Tax Payers, and that special interest group pocketed the Whole Enchilada. I wander who else in Washington profited from it. Hunter Biden, who had no qualifications was making a killing on the shirt tails of his fathers connections and still is, but we don’t hear about these things in the media only what Biden wants published.

Victoria Johnson
4 months ago

Biden will NEVER mention that he would not have a single dose of vaccine to claim credit for ‘giving’ anyone had it not been for President Donald J. Trump’s implementation of Operation Warp Speed to have the private sector create it in fewer than the normal 5 to 10 years. It would NEVER have happened if Obama, Biden or any other Dem had been in office during the pandemic. They wouldn’t have had a clue what to do except lock the entire country down indefinitely. These people are despicable in addition to being completely clueless and diabolical. (“Never let a good crisis go to waste.”)

Steve Kocos
4 months ago

You must have forgotten. Trump said the virus was going away soon and lied about how bad that it could get.

Rich
4 months ago

And then we have the “squad” to back him up in congress.

Victoria Johnson
4 months ago

Even Obama’s own Sec. of Defense said Biden had been wrong on EVERY position he’d ever professed as a politician.

Bill on the Hill
4 months ago

Spot on the money Victoria…At this point Biden has NO IDEA what he is signing. We are experiencing Obama’s 3rd term currently. The Obama/Biden admins. was the worst admins. in US history imo., followed by Jimmy Carter’s. The current admins. is ILLEGAL & they are targeted for removal by the military in either case. The current faux potus is a national security risk as is Camel Toes, they will be removed at the appropriate time through a military operation with many arrests forthcoming followed by tribunals. The best is yet to come, God bless…

linda 1
4 months ago

History will correct Biden’s deceits.

John
4 months ago

Democrat policies fail because they are made from a false premise: Start wrong, end wrong. They have no recourse after their policies fail but to high-jack Conservative success. This is not new. Their playbook is easy to see through. My question is “How long before Americans will wake up to the deception.”

Jocie Taylor
4 months ago

We the people know what Trump has done and all the accomplishments he made so they can take whatever credit they want but we the people know better

Mark L
4 months ago

out of Office by honest voting we are screwed

Mark L
4 months ago

This article says it all, Trump was the best President ever in the History of the United States! It absolutely pisses me off when a person like Biden had absolutely NOTHING to offer Americans and everything to do with failures from the pre-Trump government.
If “We The People”don’t get Biden

J
4 months ago
Reply to  Mark L

Amen!!

Steve K
4 months ago
Reply to  Mark L

Did none of you see the insurrection lead by Donald Trump to overturn a free and fair election?

Patsy Reis
4 months ago

I don’t think the Democratic will ever give President Trump credit for anything and I don’t think they will improve on anything for us.

Rasp
4 months ago

Two incompetent idiots riding on the coattails of the MASTER! Donald J Trump had this all handled and didn’t even break a sweat!

John M
4 months ago

Well written and love the format, easy to read without the crap and distracting ads on other media. Well done!

WindRunner80HD
4 months ago

Wow it’s not like we haven’t seen this playbook before obama did absolutely nothing for America but inflame racial tension right out of the gates with his comment the police acted stupidly! Not even in his own backyard of Chicago as a community organizer then senator then president did he help raise people up lift them out of poverty no President Trump did obama only held them down same with biden that joke had over 48 years in politics and did nothing either. Both went into politics broke came out filthy rich with nothing on their resume but living off the tax payers backs! President Trump ran circles around those pathetic hypocritical lying using losers putting them to shame in under four years imagine if democrats would’ve worked with him how much more couldve been accomplished for the good of the people! President Trump won!!!

Larry W.
4 months ago
Reply to  WindRunner80HD

You are right, the Democrats voted many times against good things for the American people just so they could vote against Trump.
The Democratic politicians hurt Americans for their selfish gain.

Steve K
4 months ago
Reply to  Larry W.

Doesn’t all the lying by Republicans about the insurrection bother you? I forgot there are a few like Liz Channey that had the guts to tell the truth.

Victoria Johnson
4 months ago
Reply to  WindRunner80HD

Imagine what he could have accomplished if the REPUBLICANS had worked with him!!!! I’m talking about you, Paul Ryan, and the rest of the ‘never Trumpers’. We were sabotaged by our own side as much as by the Democraps and the media.

Karen
4 months ago

Sorry Guys, you are the worst presidents ever to take the White House. Donald Trump is the best President since Ronald Reagan. So, Joe and Barack, go jump and I hope God is good to you when you meet Him because you certainly don’t deserve it.

Larry W.
4 months ago

Obama and Biden have to take credit from other’s accomplishments because they have very few of their own. They also copy ideas from the past that failed and somehow make it sound like a good deal, just like all good snake oil salesmen.

Margie
4 months ago
Reply to  Larry W.

Larry, I like you comments.

Larry W.
4 months ago
Reply to  Margie

Thanks Margie, It’s a real shame that folks can lie their way into office.

Victoria Johnson
4 months ago
Reply to  Larry W.

Only because of the help of their lying friends – the media, Big Tech and duplicitous ‘never Trumpers’ (Liz Cheney, et al). Without their cover-up of the truth, both before AND after the election, there is no way in H3ll Biden would have been declared the ‘winner’.

Steve K
4 months ago

Do you people ever watch real video or just listen to the dear leader? Did you listen McCathy or Mitch M after the uprising? The difference between them and Channey, she did go down and kiss his butt days later.

Jeanine
4 months ago
Reply to  Larry W.

I agree with your statement. But don’t you think that it should start with something like: Obama and Biden take credit for the positive accomplishments of any and all others because neither have had any of positive accomplishments their own, but are rife with negative consequences of their own.

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