President Donald Trump said Monday that former Vice President and former senator Joe Biden’s support for a 1994 crime bill that created the “three strikes” rule would hurt him with black voters, according to the New York Daily News.
President Trump in the same series of tweets, criticized Biden’s support for the tough-on-crime law while touting his own role in advancing bipartisan criminal justice reform that aimed to curb over-incarceration.
“Super Predator was the term associated with the 1994 Crime Bill that Sleepy Joe Biden was so heavily involved in passing,” President Trump wrote. “That was a dark period in American History, but has Sleepy Joe apologized? No!”
“Anyone associated with the 1994 Crime Bill will not have a chance of being elected,” the president said in a tweet a little over an hour later. “In particular, African Americans will not be able to vote for you. I, on the other hand, was responsible for Criminal Justice Reform, which had tremendous support, & helped fix the bad 1994 bill!” – READ MORE