‘I’m very worried that the president seems to have a love affair with autocrats,’ Biden told CBS ‘This Morning’ on Thursday.
He was referring to Trump’s meetings with Kim, the head of
Former Vice President Joe Biden blasted President Donald Trump’s ‘love affair with autocrats’
‘This administration seems to feel the need to coddle autocrats and dictators from Putin to Kim Jong-un,’ Biden said.
The former vice president’s comments come among growing reports that Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman is alleged to be behind the disappearance – and reported murder – of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
And Trump has repeatedly searched for reasons to protect the U.S.-Saudi relationship,
Biden used the interview to get in multiple shots at the president, who he is considering challenging in the 2020 presidential race.
‘I don’t want to speculate on my worst fears, but either he doesn’t know what he’s doing, or he has an absolutely convoluted notion of what allows America to lead the world,’ he said of Trump’s relationships.
Biden has said he will decide on a presidential bid in January.