'He should look in a mirror': Gov Doug Burgum faces backlash as he calls Biden admin 'dictatorship'

'He should look in a mirror': North Dakota Gov Doug Burgum faces backlash as he calls Biden admin 'dictatorship'
Doug Burgum said that people in the US are living under a dictatorship during Joe Biden's presidency (Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC: North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum stated on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, that the people of the US are living under a dictatorship during Joe Biden's administration, the Daily Beast reported.

Notably, he made these comments on Fox News' 'The Story' in response to a montage of critics concerned about the potential impact of a Trump presidency on American democracy.

Doug Burgum calls Biden administration 'dictatorship'

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum said, "We’re actually living under a dictatorship today."

In a clip shared by Mediaite, Burgum added, "The Democrats seem to have two strategies, one is, 'be afraid', and the second strategy is, 'be even more afraid'."


However, Trump's opponents are not without reason as over several months, the former president has reportedly increased his use of harsh and dictatorial language.

During a public rally in Iowa in December 2023, Trump refused to tell his friend Sean Hannity that, should he win the presidency, he would not misuse his authority to exact revenge on his political rivals. Rather, he turned to one of his preferred strategies, ie, trolling.

LACONIA, NEW HAMPSHIRE - JANUARY 22: North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum encourages voters to support Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump during a campaign rally in the basement ballroom of The Margate Resort on January 22, 2024 in Laconia, New Hampshire. Burgum ran against Trump for the Republican presidential nomination but later dropped out and endorsed him. Trump is rallying supporters the day before New Hampshire voters will weigh in on the Republican nominating race with the first-in-the-nation primary. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Doug Burgum called the Joe Biden presidency 'dictatorship' (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Trump said at that time, "Except for day one, I want to close the border, and I want to drill, drill, drill."

For Hannity, he said, "We love this guy. He says, 'You're not going to be a dictator, are you?' I said: 'No, no, no, other than day one. We’re closing the border, and we’re drilling, drilling, drilling. After that, I’m not a dictator.'"

Notably, Burgum continued his praise of Trump on Fox, seemingly breezing by the less-than-ideal things he accomplished as president. He said, "President Trump served as our president for four years, and during that time, we had peace and prosperity."

While criticizing Biden, Burgum said, "He’s bypassing Congress on immigration policy. He’s bypassing Congress on protecting our border. He’s bypassing Congress on student loan forgiveness, and he’s defying the Supreme Court."

He added, "I mean, those are things that authoritarians and dictators do."

Internet rips Doug Burgum as he calls Biden administration 'dictatorship'

Many people on the internet brutally trolled Doug Burgum as he said that the people of the US were living under a dictatorship during Joe Biden's administration.

A social media user wrote on X, "Dictator Doug should look in a mirror if he wants to consider dictatorship," while another added, "That should make MAGA vote for Biden then. That is what they want."



One person stated, "Umm, I must be living on a different planet," whereas another added, "Every single Republican must be voted out of office. Every last one!"



One individual said, "Meanwhile his aspiring future boss bragged about running his reality tv show like a dictatorship."


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