The whole thing should never have happened, and it would never have never happened during my administration.
Former US President, Donald Trump has blamed Joe Biden for “stupidity and incompetence” in the minutes after explosions were heard in Ukraine.
The former president who made this known, while speaking after the first reports of a Russian bombardment of Kyiv and other cities, noted that it would never have happened if he had been in office, Fox News reports.
Mr Trump said, “I knew he [Putin] wasn’t going to be satisfied with a piece [of Ukraine] and now he sees the weakness, incompetence and the stupidity of this administration.
“As an American I’m angry about it and saddened by it. The whole thing should never have happened, and it would never have never happened during my administration.”
“As an American I am angry about it and I am saddened by it. And it all happened because of a rigged election,” Trump had also said while speaking with Fox News presenter, Laura Ingraham.
In another video clip from Wednesday night that was circulated on social media, Mr Trump can be heard saying: “Trump said Putin is smart. He’s taken over a country for $2 worth of sanctions. I’d say that’s pretty smart.”
Earlier on Tuesday, Mr Trump hailed Mr Putin as “savvy” and called his move on Ukraine “genius”.
Mr Trump said he believed Mr Putin had felt emboldened following the botched US withdrawal from Afghanistan, Independent UK reports.
He said: “I think he wanted to do something and negotiate and it just got worse.
“Then he saw the weakness, it really started I think with the weakness in Afghanistan. I think that’s when he started thinking he could do this.”
After Mr Biden issued a statement saying he would be “monitoring” events in Ukraine in the late US evening, Mr Trump said: “I don’t think he [Mr Biden] is monitoring. He’s probably sleeping.”
The former president also accused Mr Biden and Barack Obama of driving Russia and China together.
“As a young man growing up I heard the worst thing you could do is drive those two countries together,” he said.
“I kept them apart. Now, it’s a great lovefest and it’s a bad thing,” he added.
Source: Sahara Reporters.