EAST PALESTINE, Ohio — Former President Donald Trump told residents of East Palestine on Wednesday that “We’re like a third-world nation” with Pete Buttigieg as Transportation Secretary.
“We’re like a third-world nation, and this is an example of it, the breakdown. Our whole country is breaking down,” Trump said while hanging out with residents of East Palestine in a McDonald’s on Wednesday.
The former president also stated that Buttigieg, who has yet to even step foot in East Palestine, “should have been here a long time ago.”
After being asked to respond to Buttigieg blaming him for the train derailment…