Dem: Trump’s Attacks On San Juan Mayor Include ‘not So Subtle Veil Of Racism And Sexism’
Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) ripped President Trump’s attacks on San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz on Saturday as having a “not so subtle veil of racism and sexism.”
“The President’s tweets today attacking the Puerto Rican people and the Mayor of San Juan are abhorrent, baseless, and are beneath the dignity of the office of the Presidency,” Thompson said in a statement.
“Although unsurprising and quite predictable, it is pathetic that the President has decided to attack – with the not so subtle veil of racism and sexism – those desperately begging for his help in their hour of need,” he …