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President Biden ripped Donald Trump by calling him "The Great MAGA King," but the right wing instead embraced the term, while some midterm Democratic candidates hedged on whether they want Biden's support, the panel on "The Five" discussed Thursday.
At a reported $30,000-per-head fundraiser for Democrats, Biden bragged about reportedly decreasing the federal deficit by a record amount, criticizing Trump for instead ballooning it:
"Under my predecessor, the great MAGA king, the deficit increased every single year he was president," Biden said, only days after he branded his opposition "ultra-MAGA."
In response, Trump co-opted the nickname, posting a meme to his Truth Social account depicting him as a sword-wielding monarch from "Lord of the Rings."
On "The Five," host Geraldo Rivera noted that in Ohio, where he lives, the newly-minted Democratic Senate nominee deflected a Fox News question about hosting Biden on the campaign trail – suggesting the president has bigger political issues.
"Tim Ryan, the popular congressman, is running now against [GOP nominee] JD Vance. He doesn't want anythin... (Read more)