In a new post on his Truth Social website, Donald Trump attacked President Joe Biden, complained about his growing legal problems and made a strange claim about the name of the country if he wins next year’s election.
“We’re gonna have a great country. It’s gonna be called the United States of America,” he said, neglecting the obvious fact that the country is already called the United States of America.
It’s unclear what the former president meant by that, but it comes on the heels of another odd moment on the campaign trail involving the name of the country he hopes to lead.
Last week, Trump said he noticed for the first time that the abbreviation for the United States also spells the word “us.”
“I just picked that up. Has anyone ever thought of that? I just picked that up,” he said in New Hampshire, then complained he probably won’t get the credit he deserves for making the “us” discovery.
“Now, if we say something genius, they’ll never say it,” Trump said. “They’ve never said, ‘Trump’s a great speaker.’”
His critics tore into his new claim about the name of the country: