Former US president Donald Trump turned his attention to parenting tips in his latest phone interview with a right-wing cable network and appeared to make a veiled attack on Joe Biden’s son and his well-documented struggle with drink and drugs.
Speaking to Real America’s Voice anchor Gina Loudon, who was the co-chair of the Women for Trump movement during the 2020 election campaign, Mr Trump said the key to being a good parent was spending time with your children and warning them away from addictive substances.
“I think you have to give them a lot of attention,” he reflected.
“I always also, you can have good children, but if they start with the drugs, alcohol, cigarettes … I’ve said it for years to them. So far it’s had a pretty good impact.”
Mr Trump is a father of five – Donald Jr, Eric and Ivanka all played a prominent role in his administration – and has been a teetotaler all his life, having witnessed his brother Fred pass away from alcoholism in 1981, aged just 42.
“I’ve seen some really good children go wild on drugs and alcohol, and then…