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First lady Jill Biden claims Trump would ‘destroy’ public education if president in speech to teachers union

First lady Jill Biden claimed Saturday the way forward for public education in America will stay brilliant if her husband Joe Biden is re-elected president — whereas Donald Trump would solely carry “chaos and division.”

“I always believed that Joe would be the best education president,” Biden, 72, informed a crowd of 1,200 on the United Federation of Teachers’ yearly spring convention in Manhattan.

Trump, alternatively, “wakes up every morning caring about one person — and one person only — himself,” the Ph.D. educator added, drawing boos from the lefty crowd on the mere point out of the ex-president and presumptive Republican frontrunner.

US First Lady Jill Biden speaks about the upcoming National World War I Memorial and the people who helped in its creation, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, May 7, 2024.
First lady Jill Biden claimed the way forward for public education in America will stay brilliant if her husband Joe Biden is re-elected president whereas Donald Trump would solely carry “chaos and division.” AFP by way of Getty Images

“Donald Trump doesn’t want to strengthen our public education system — he wants to destroy it,” she continued in a barely camouflaged marketing campaign screed.

“If Donald Trump is re-elected, we get chaos and division,” she claimed.

“A world in which public schools are privatized and their funding is gutted, teachers unions are marginalized and lesson plans are censored and books are banned. In America, we don’t ban books.”

Others in attendance included Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and UFT President Michael Mulgrew.

Biden’s pitch to members of the teachers’ union, lengthy a instrument for the Democratic Party,  to hold Biden, 81, in the White House got here 5 days earlier than Trump’s scheduled marketing campaign rally in the South Bronx.

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump attends the annual Lincoln Reagan Dinner hosted by the Minnesota Republican party on May 17, 2024 in St. Paul, Minnesota
“Donald Trump doesn’t want to strengthen our public education system — he wants to destroy it,” she continued in a barely camouflaged marketing campaign screed. Getty Images

The May 23 gathering at Crotona Park will mark the 77-year-old’s first rally in his start state since 2016 and comes on the heels of a record-breaking occasion his marketing campaign held on the Jersey Shore final Saturday.

The first lady trekked to New York after spending the previous week stumping for the commander in chief in Detroit and different components of the battleground state of Michigan.

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