‘Gestapo administration’: Trump compares Biden White House to Nazis in wild attack

Former US President Donald Trump went after prosecutors in his lawsuits before comparing President Joe Biden’s administration to the Gestapo, Nazi Germany’s secret police, during a private Republican National Committee donor event, according to audio obtained by several on Saturday media was obtained.

“These people are running a Gestapo government,” said the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, who has claimed he would be a dictator on “day one” and whose rhetoric has been likened to that of Adolf Hitler.

“And it’s the only thing they have. And it’s the only way they can win, in their opinion, and it’s actually killing them. But I do not care.”

Trump launched multiple insults and attacks against prosecutors, including special counsel Jack Smith – who is prosecuting the former president’s two federal cases. The former president called Smith a “damn son of a bitch” in his speech at his Mar-a-Lago estate, The Washington Post reported.

He reportedly labeled Smith an “evil criminal,” “deranged” and also someone who is “unattractive both inside and out.”

He also referred to Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis — who is prosecuting Trump’s election interference case in Georgia — as “Mrs. Wade,” a nod to her relationship with former special prosecutor Nathan Wade, but also as a “real beauty.”

Trump, who faces 88 charges in four criminal cases, claimed he had gone easier on Biden before he was indicted and has since declared that “now the gloves have to come off.”

“Once I got indicted, I said, holy shit, I just got indicted. I was indicted,” Trump said, comparing the indictment to “Alphonse,” Al Capone’s first name.

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Republican presidential candidate, former President Donald Trump, speaks during a campaign rally on Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

Trump, who entered the event for his rendition of the national anthem with Capitol rioters he calls the ‘J6 hostages’, reportedly received donations of $40,000 (£31,877) or more at the event, while advisers said the campaign was working together with the RNC They are expected to raise over $76 million (£60.5 million) in April.

The former president and the RNC raised $65.6 million (£52.8 million) in March, tens of millions less than the more than $90 million (£71 million) that Biden’s re-election campaign and the Democratic National Committee raised that month .

The former president, at another point during the event, offered anyone who wanted to donate $1 million the chance to come up and address the crowd.

Two people reportedly took him up on the offer, including one who stated that Trump is “the person God has chosen” to lead.

The former president leads Biden by one percentage point, as of May 4, according to an average of national polls compiled by FiveThirtyEight.