US House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler claimed it “wouldn’t be a bad idea” to condemn US President Donald Trump’s recent tweets against House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, reported The Hill Sunday.
President Trump wrote on his Twitter Saturday that Rep. Cummings is not doing a good job when it goes to his district, Baltimore. Trump said that “Rep. Elijah Cummings has been a brutal bully, shouting and screaming at the great men & women of Border Patrol about conditions at the Southern Border, when actually his Baltimore district is FAR WORSE and more dangerous.”
“The president is as he usually is or often is, disgusting and racist. He makes these charges with no base at all,” said Nadler in an interview with George Stephanopoulos of ABC. When asked whether House would condemn Trump’s comments, as it did after a series of tweet against four Democratic congresswomen, Nadler said: “I don’t know, it wouldn’t be a bad idea.”
"I don't know. It wouldn't be a bad idea," Rep. Jerry Nadler tells @GStephanopoulos when asked if the House will pass another resolution condemning Trump following the president's attacks on Rep. Elijah Cummings https://t.co/ForabxnfU4 pic.twitter.com/znw0inAF0J
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Nadler also suggested that Trump’s attacks “are designed to distract attention from allegations about his conduct that came from the committee in the Mueller hearings this week.”
“He’s just trying to change the subject, which is what he usually does,” Nadler added.
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