Fox News host and close Trump ally Maria Bartiromo offers a surprising take on his claim that Joe Biden is actually ‘addicted’ to drugs

Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo challenged Republicans, claiming President Joe Biden used drugs during his State of the Union address in March.

Bartiromo interviewed Florida Republicans on Sunday, Rep. Byron Donalds and Rep. Anna Paulina Luna.

“Well, I just want to say, look. These are obviously very serious allegations, namely that he was defrauded,” Bartimo said. ‘We don’t know, we are not doctors. We have no idea.’

Trump renewed Biden’s demands for drug testing ahead of the debates during a political speech in Minnesota on Saturday.

‘By the way, I’m also going to demand a drug test. I am. No, I really am,” he said. “I don’t want him to come in like the State of the Union. He was high as a kite.”

Donald Trump on the campaign trail

Donald Trump has called for Joe Biden to be drug tested before the debates

Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) agreed with Trump and called for Biden to be drug tested before the Republican presidential debates.

“You could tell that when Joe Biden comes in, he’s worked up, and then as the hour goes by he slowly calms down,” he said.

Donalds said Biden’s energy levels were inconsistent and voters in the presidential election needed to know why.

“So the American people need to understand when they give him an injection so that he can actually look like he’s coherent and he’s with us because he’s not the other parts of the time,” he said.

Rep. Anna Paulina Luna (R-FL) agreed with Donalds and expressed concerns about Biden’s ability to serve a president.

“(W)e have to make sure that this individual is essentially capable, not only of leading this country, but that he can also make the tough decisions,” she said. “And honestly, I’m not trying to be funny here, we don’t necessarily trust that he can do that right now.”

In April, Trump suggested during his State of the Union address that Biden used cocaine, referring to the cocaine found in the White House.

“I think what happened, you know that white stuff, that they happened to find, which happened to be cocaine in the White House, I don’t know, I think there’s something going on there,” he said in an interview with the radio. host Hugh Hewitt.

Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., speaks at a news conference

Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., speaks at a news conference

Both members of Congress called on Biden to release the audio recordings of his interviews with special counsel Robert Hur during the investigation into his personal possession of classified documents.

Hur concluded after the interviews that Biden was “a likeable, well-meaning, older man with a bad memory.”

Although the transcripts of the interviews have been released, Republicans are trying to obtain Biden’s audio recordings.

Biden claimed executive privilege last week, preventing the tapes from being released to Congress.

U.S. Representative Anna Paulina Luna (R-FL) after attending Trump's 'hush money' trial in New York City

U.S. Representative Anna Paulina Luna (R-FL) after attending Trump’s ‘hush money’ trial in New York City

“The lack of a legitimate need for the audio recordings exposes your likely purpose – to dismember, distort and use them for partisan political purposes,” White House counsel Ed Siskel wrote in a letter to Republicans, in which he explained why Biden was that way. blocking their release.

“Requiring such sensitive and constitutionally protected law enforcement materials from the executive branch because you want to manipulate them for potential political gain is inappropriate,” he added.