Donald Trump Attacks Sens. Lindsey Graham, Jeff Flake Over His Charlottesville Response

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Donald Trump Attacks Sens. Lindsey Graham, Jeff Flake Over His Charlottesville Response

Donald Trump attacks Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) after they criticized him by name for his reprehensible handling of the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Va., that left counter-protester Heather Heyer dead and scores injured. His descent continues.

Trump gave the Ku Klux Klan, neo Nazis and white supremacists cover for descending on the city to protest the removal of Robert E. Lee’s statue. He has eroded the moral authority of the presidency.

Trump started his rant early Thursday morning by attacking both men. That’s while everything around him implodes.

He said in three tweets: “Publicity seeking Lindsey Graham falsely stated that I said there is moral equivalency between the KKK, neo-Nazis & white supremacists and people like Ms. Heyer. Such a disgusting lie. He just can’t forget his election trouncing.The people of South Carolina will remember! The public is learning (even more so) how dishonest the Fake News is. They totally misrepresent what I say about hate, bigotry etc. Shame!”

Um, no, Lindsey Graham didn’t misrepresent what this lunatic said. He was on point. Watch for yourself:

Then he turned his sights on Sen. Jeff Flake, who has been hitting him hard in recent weeks. Trump tweeted:  “Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake, who is WEAK on borders, crime and a non-factor in Senate. He’s toxic!”

Never mind the fact that these two senators have voted to confirm his nominees, even those right wingnuts, as well as voted to advance the Senate’s shitty healthcare bill. He’s attacking people in his own party.

Nobody with a shred of decency would accept his giving white supremacists cover for what happened in Charlottesville. There is no valid argument that the “two sides” are at fault. These people came armed with guns, bats, knives and a lot more.

I purposefully went dark for 24 hours because what is unfolding before our eyes in this country is worrisome and shocking at the same time. Donald Trump is on a mission to take this country back to a really dark place in our history. We have to stand up and fight. We are seeing the results of rallying together and resisting.  Corporate leaders who were on his advisory councils resisted and walked away. Some Republican lawmakers like Graham and Flake are speaking up. People are rallying across this country.

One thing I can tell all of our readers, we need to turn out to vote in the 2018 midterm elections in large numbers. Register to vote now. We have to take our country back from the Nazi sympathizer in the White House.