'Unified Reich': Donald Trump's Latest Social Media Post Sparks Row

The “unified reich” headline seems to reference the 1871 unification of Germany.


A video posted Monday by Donald Trump’s Fact Social account exhibits hypothetical headlines talking of a “unified reich” if he wins the 2024 presidential election — language that drew fierce criticism from incumbent Joe Biden’s marketing campaign.

“What occurs after Donald Trump wins? What’s subsequent for America?” a voiceover asks within the 30-second clip, which flashes a collection of fictitious headlines addressing American prosperity.

Amid a collection of headlines together with “Economic system booms!” and “Border is closed,” one mentions “the creation of a unified reich.”

No direct reference to Nazis is made within the clip, however the phrase “reich” is often utilized in reference to the Third Reich of Nazi Germany, led by Adolf Hitler.

Different references within the video, which appeared to have a number of copy-and-pasted chunks of textual content to fill out the “newspaper” background, point out World Warfare I. The “unified reich” headline seems to reference the 1871 unification of Germany.

Information outlet Politico reported {that a} Trump staffer didn’t see the phrase “reich” earlier than the video was posted.

The put up comes as the previous chief has repeatedly sought to painting Biden as failing to curb anti-Semitism in the USA throughout a interval of rising tensions fueled by the warfare in Gaza.

Trump himself has confronted criticism for invoking Nazi-like rhetoric, together with repeatedly talking of immigrants as “vermin” who’re “poisoning the blood” of the USA.

Whereas president, Trump in 2017 described some neo-Nazi marchers throughout violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia — who had chanted “Jews won’t exchange us” — as “very advantageous folks,” and he has dined with white nationalists at his Florida property.

Trump has a “lengthy historical past” of anti-Semitic conduct, the Biden marketing campaign stated in a blistering assertion in response to the video.

“Donald Trump isn’t enjoying video games. He’s telling America precisely what he intends to do if he regains energy: rule as a dictator over a ‘unified reich’,’ Biden-Harris spokesperson James Singer stated within the assertion.

“Parroting (Hitler’s e-book) ‘Mein Kampf’ when you warn of a massacre for those who lose is the kind of unhinged conduct you get from a man who is aware of that democracy continues to reject his excessive imaginative and prescient of chaos, division and violence.”


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