Biden Apologizes For Saying "Illegal" As Trump Hosts Laken Riley's Family At Rally

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by Tyler Durden
Sunday, Mar 10, 2024 - 04:15 PM

President Joe Biden has apologized for accurately using the term "illegal" during Thursday night's State of the Union address during a tense exchange with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene over the murder of Laken Riley - whose name Biden mispronounced before uttering the verboten word that clearly upset the left.

During the SOTU, Greene taunted Biden to say Riley's name - adding that she was killed "by an illegal."

"Lincoln. Lincoln Riley," Biden responded, mispronouncing Laken's name. "An innocent young woman who was killed by an illegal," Biden continued.

This sent the left into histrionics, with Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) firing the first shot - scolding Biden during an appearance on CNN.

Biden was then confronted outside of Air Force One over the comment, for which he reframed his words as as "Technically, not supposed to be here."

And so, Biden's handlers (or whoever) thought it would be a great idea to make the elderly sitting President apologize on national television - yet didn't think it important enough to apologize to Laken Riley's family for mispronouncing her name, or causing the border crisis that may have been directly responsible for her death.

"I shouldn’t have used illegal, it’s undocumented," Biden told MSNBC's Jonathan Capehart in Atlanta.

In response to Biden's apology for offending illegals, former President Trump has called on Biden to apologize to Riley's family for mispronouncing her name, as opposed to "apologizing for the word he used" to describe her killer.

Trump also hosted Riley's family at a Saturday rally, where he blamed Biden for her death.

"He should be apologizing to the family as opposed to apologizing for the word that he used which is an accurate description," said Trump campaign senior adviser Chris LaCivita, calling Biden's response "tone deaf" and a "pivotal moment" that highlights the candidates' "two very distinct differences in approach on the border invasion."

"There’s a clear difference," said LaCivita. "One is sympathetic, coddling, and making excuses. And one wants to put a stop, put an end to it."

Biden was roundly chastised on X;

And it wasn't lost on the Daily Wire's Matt Walsh that Biden falsely claimed that illegal immigrants built America.

Meanwhile, Biden's back to slurring...