US President Donald Trump’s presidency is a “tragedy,” says former Vice president Joe Biden, accusing the Republican head of state of “shredding” America’s core values.
“I look at the Trump presidency as a tragedy in two acts,” Biden said last week, addressing the House Democrats Issues Conference at the US Capitol, Newsweek reported Monday night.
“The first is to what we stand for as a nation, with the core values and our standing in the world and in many cases, the democracy,” he argued.
The second act of Trump’s presidency, according to Biden, was his behavior that kept members of the US Congress from doing their job.
“This president is doing great damage,” Biden added. “We are so concerned with stopping the attack, as we should be, on American values, on our principles, that we’re having great trouble getting to the point of doing the real work of restoring the middle class and the working class.”
The former VP, who served…