Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks you probably have heard of Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy inflicting inhumane suffering upon innocent children and maybe you even watched stunned as I have as Republicans continue to ignore the problem like it’s not an itch that needs scratching.
In order to help him whitewash his despicable comments last night, Fox brought Corey Lewandowksi back on today.
— Lis Power (@LisPower1) June 20, 2018
During a Tuesday night appearance on Fox News, Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said “womp womp” in response to Zac Petkanas, a former rapid response director for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign, who was discussing a Wall Street Journal report about a child with Down syndrome being removed from her parents.
“Did you say ‘womp womp’ to a 10-year-old with Down syndrome?” Petkanas shot back Lewandowski. “How dare you!”
Lewandowski backpedaled on Wednesday claiming that Petkanas was attempting to use the young girl’s story to politicize the issue, stating that families who enter the country illegally are separated because the U.S. is a “nation of laws.”
“My comment was specifically about Zac trying to politicize the use of children as a political football in this discussion because the law is very clear,” Lewandowski said. “Let’s not make this about politicizing children. Let’s make it a
It’s behavior like this that has caused the GOP to lose control of notably red districts in recent months, Trump’s Republicans believe they are invincible as long as they swear allegiance to him.
However, that theory came crashing down today after Hillary Clinton joined the fight:
“There’s nothing American about tearing families apart. We need to elect politicians who will protect the vulnerable. But these kids can’t wait for a new Congress in November. Donate today to the organizations leading the fight to protect these kids.” Clinton tweeted.
There's nothing American about tearing families apart.
We need to elect politicians who will protect the vulnerable. But these kids can't wait for a new Congress in November. Donate today to the organizations leading the fight to protect these kids.https://t.co/gFtjV3KBfM https://t.co/6IAW0nXZgt
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) June 20, 2018
With major players like Clinton now involved it is only a matter of time before the “policy” is destroyed.
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