The former President Donald Trump was stunned by the assassination in Japan of Shinzo Abe and offered condolences.
On Friday, however, at the Save America rally in Las Vegas Nevada, he said that he would be considering visiting Japan to attend the funeral.
“We’re going to see how it goes,” the former president said when asked if he would attend Abe’s funeral.
“We’re talking to their family. We love the family. His wife is a phenomenal woman. He is so loved in Japan I can imagine that is going to be an incredible celebration of life. He was just very special. Every aspect of that man was just very special. You know he was the first person I saw? Do you remember he came early? He came right after the election—he was the first person I saw. But we had a special relationship. We’re going to see about that, we’re talking about that right now,”He stated.
He also called for death for drug dealers in America during the rally.
“So this is a little controversial. And I will either get a standing ovation – and I don’t care about the ovation, I care about the country – or people are going to walk out of the room for what I’m about to say. But it’s time finally to say it. If you look at countries all throughout the world…The only ones that don’t have a drug problem are those that institute the death penalty for drug dealers. They’re the only ones, they don’t have any problem,”He stated.
“Those who kill police officers as well as those who kill through human trafficking,”He said that he should be sentenced to death.
“So we can be streetwise tough and smart and end our problem or we can be politically correct, weak and frankly, extremely stupid,”He stated. “Which is probably the way we will continue to be and lose millions and millions more people to a scourge the likes of which our country and most other countries have never seen before.”
“So do something about it. It’s The only way you’re going to win the only way you’re going to win all right,”He stated.
Trump has just called for death penalty “those who kill through human trafficking.” pic.twitter.com/ylGpYKLrpL
— Elaine Ben Moha (@LaineyWasi) July 9, 2022
Many world leaders led by Trump expressed condolences Friday to Japana as well as the Abe family.
The 45ThOn Friday, the President of United States addressed the assassination through his Truth Social platform.
“Really BAD NEWS FOR THE WORLD! Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is dead. He was assassinated. His killer was captured and will hopefully be dealt with swiftly and harshly. Few people know what a great man and leader Shinzo Abe was, but history will teach them and be kind. He was a unifier like no other, but above all, he was a man who loved and cherished his magnificent country, Japan. Shinzo Abe will be greatly missed. There will never be another like him! —President Donald J. Trump,” he said.
BREAKING: President Trump has released the following statement on Shinzo Abe’s assassination pic.twitter.com/a1j6AySOgT
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) July 8, 2022
He was among a collection of world leaders who responded to the tragedy, including President Joe Biden.
“I am stunned, outraged, and deeply saddened by the news that my friend Abe Shinzo, former Prime Minister of Japan, was shot and killed while campaigning. This is a tragedy for Japan and for all who knew him. I had the privilege to work closely with Prime Minister Abe. As Vice President, I visited him in Tokyo and welcomed him to Washington. He was a champion of the Alliance between our nations and the friendship between our people. The longest serving Japanese Prime Minister, his vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific will endure. Above all, he cared deeply about the Japanese people and dedicated his life to their service. Even at the moment he was attacked, he was engaged in the work of democracy. While there are many details that we do not yet know, we know that violent attacks are never acceptable and that gun violence always leaves a deep scar on the communities that are affected by it. The United States stands with Japan in this moment of grief. I send my deepest condolences to his family,”He stated.
Others included former Vice President Mike Pence.
[email protected] and I were deeply troubled to learn of the shooting of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Abe-san was a remarkable leader of Japan and an unshakeable ally of the U.S. We join millions praying for this truly good man and his family. God bless Shinzo Abe,He stated.
.@KarenPence and I were deeply troubled to learn of the shooting of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Abe-san was a strong leader for Japan, and an unshakeable ally to the U.S. Millions join us in praying for him and his family. God Bless Shinzo Abe pic.twitter.com/ojTYkOZxe8
— Mike Pence (@Mike_Pence) July 8, 2022
“During my recent visit to Japan, I had the opportunity to meet Mr. Abe again and discuss many issues. He was witty and insightful as always. Little did I know that this would be our last meeting. My heartfelt condolences to his family and the Japanese people,”
On my most recent visit to Japan I was able to meet again with Mr. Abe to discuss many subjects. As always, he was as witty and wise as ever. He was as witty and insightful as ever. I had no idea that it would be the last time we met. I send my sincere condolences and sympathies to his family as well as the Japanese people.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 8, 2022
“Shocked and saddened by the tragic death of former Japanese PM Abe Shinzo. He was a great friend and ally to Australia. Deepest sympathies to his family and the people of Japan. We mourn with you,”Anthony Albanese, the Australian Prime Minister was quoted.
Saddened and shocked by the sad passing of Abe Shinzo, former Japanese Prime Minister. Australia was his friend and allies. We send our deepest condolences to his family as well as the Japanese people. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. pic.twitter.com/ms9Va9OPN4
— Anthony Albanese (@AlboMP) July 8, 2022
“Incredibly sad news about Shinzo Abe. His global leadership through unchartered times will be remembered by many. My thoughts are with his family, friends and the Japanese people. The UK stands with you at this dark and sad time,”Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister of United Kingdom, announced his resignation Thursday.
This is an awfully sad story about Shinzo abe.
Many will remember his global leadership in uncharted times. My thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones, friends, family, and Japanese citizens.
In this time of sadness and darkness, the UK is there for you.
— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) July 8, 2022
“Deeply saddened by the heinous killing of Shinzo Abe, a defender of democracy and my friend & colleague over many years. My deepest condolences to his family, PM @kishida230 & the people of #NATO’s partner #Japan at this difficult time,”Jens Stoltenberg was NATO Secretary-General.
Deeply saddened by the heinous killing of Shinzo Abe, a defender of democracy and my friend & colleague over many years. Sending my condolences to Shinzo Abe’s family. @kishida230 & the people
Of #NATO’s partner #JapanThis difficult time is not the best. pic.twitter.com/8rtdb0G11S
— Jens Stoltenberg (@jensstoltenberg) July 8, 2022
With deep sorrow, I learned about the death of @AbeShinzo
This man’s brutal murder will always be a mystery to me.
Japan and Europe mourn together.
Sincere condolences go out to the wife and his family. https://t.co/AH9JA5s4U0
— Charles Michel (@CharlesMichel) July 8, 2022
“It is with deep regret that I have learned of the passing of @AbeShinzo I will never understand the brutal killing of this great man. Japan, Europeans mourn with you. My sincerest condolences to his wife and family,” European Council President Charles Michel said.
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