Fetterman on Dems abandoning Biden: ‘Dumbest s— I’ve ever heard’

Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) blasted some Democrats who have vowed to not support President Biden over his handling over the war in Gaza during an appearance on “Fox News Sunday.”

Host Shannon Bream asked Fetterman whether he was worried that the “Abandon Biden” movement may affect Biden’s ability to consolidate support within his own base. She noted that many progressives have differed from Fetterman’s stance on Israel, including the “Abandon Biden” movement that calls for a cease-fire in the Israel-Hamas war.

Fetterman said those who don’t support Biden will be helping former President Trump.

“And that that whole abandon Biden thing, it’s the — that’s the dumbest s— I’ve ever heard,” he said Sunday. “I mean, if you are more inclined to vote for a Democrat or be a Democrat, if you’re willing to walk away from Joe Biden, you’re, by defecting, helping Trump, and that’s really it.”

“And they want to play with that kind of fire, they better earn that burn. And now, especially because people now have turned their backs on Joe Biden, now it’s going to mean, sure, that everyone, it’s going to be an all hands on the deck,” he added later on.

Fetterman has also blasted Democrats calling on Biden to end his reelection bid after Thursday’s poor debate performance, advising people on Friday morning to “chill the f— out.”

Fetterman has been a strong supporter of Israel since the onset of the war. He met last week with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who said that his country had “no better friend” than the Pennsylvania Democrat.

Fetterman said it was “an honor” to spend time with Netanyahu.

“I mean, I’ve had the opportunity to meet everybody, and remind everybody that we need to stand with Israel throughout all of this, and it’s going to get more and more difficult,” he said.

He also reiterated his calls to bring back all of the hostages, saying he “can’t possibly” support a deal for peace before Hamas is “effectively neutralized.”

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