Matt Dolan Statement on Joe Biden’s State of the Union Address

Chagrin Falls, OH: Matt Dolan released the following statement this evening in response to President Biden’s first State of the Union Address.

“With inflation and border crises raging at home and freedom under attack abroad, Ohioans and the American people are looking for a course correction from the Biden Administration and Congress. Instead, Joe Biden offered little more this evening than the stark reality of empty words, broken promises, and more failed policies.

“In the midst of Vladimir Putin’s ongoing, unprovoked and unjustified crimes against humanity, I agree with the bipartisan calls for us to stand together, united as Americans, with the free people of Ukraine. Yet, we also have a responsibility to acknowledge the policies which continue to embolden the creep of authoritarianism abroad in Europe and the Indo-Pacific. It’s long past time for Joe Biden, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi to acknowledge the role their decisions have made to undermine our national security and project weakness to adversaries.

“From the reckless withdrawal in Afghanistan, to mindless defense cuts, efforts that gut energy independence, dangerous open border polices, and out of control spending, one-party rule in Washington has left American families less safe and less financially secure. It’s clear from Joe Biden’s remarks this evening, and the increasingly extreme and hyper-partisan agenda pursued by his party, that relief will only come when the American people vote them out of power.”