“They are leading by coercion,” Ernst railed Friday on Fox News, joining the chorus of GOP criticism leveled against Biden’s plans that seek to end the pandemic.
“And I would agree with the point that is being made by so many of my colleagues that this is a diversion, away from 9/11,” Ernst continued. “And away from the 20th anniversary, and away from the debacle that was his Afghanistan withdrawal.”
On Ernst’s 9/11 comments, critics on Twitter issued a collective, “huh?”
Some also reminded Ernst that Biden will spend the landmark anniversary visiting all three crash sites. Former President Donald Trump, meanwhile, will be commentating on Evander Holyfield’s boxing comeback.