Donald Trump, Liz Warren trade barbs on Indian heritage
- Author: Jon Douglas Jul 06, 2018,
Jul 06, 2018, 18:42
She has been calling for his impeachment for more than a year.
After the rally, Warren addressed Trump in a tweet, raising the recent treatment by his administration of undocumented children crossing the southern border, who were separated from their families and detained alone in cages.
Trump championed legal immigration on a merit system, noting that businesses are coming back to the USA, wages are going up, and that we "need people".
Trump has meticulously avoided speaking about the movement due to the array of accusations of sexual misconduct brought against him by multiple women as well as dismissing similar claims against men who have worked for him, including his former staff secretary, Rob Porter, who allegedly physically assaulted his two ex-wives. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), whom he has repeatedly referred to as "Pocahontas" for years, Trump mocked the "Me Too generation" when he suggested that, should Warren win the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020 and be on stage with Trump during a debate, he would throw a genetic testing kit at her as a way to challenge her past claim of Native American heritage.
Trump has made the Montana Senate race a priority for the November elections.
To sweeten the deal, he kidded about giving a million dollars to her favorite charity if the DNA test revealed her heritage to be Native American."And it's great to be here tonight with thousands of proud, hardworking American patriots, thank you", Trump said, addressing the crowd.
After an introduction by his eldest son Donald Trump Jr. He called her a "low IQ individual", estimating her IQ to fall in the "low 60s".
President Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Great Falls, Mont., on Thursday.
Tester, the top Democrat on the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, led the charge against Jackson, the White House physician who was briefly Trump's pick to lead the embattled agency. "It's time to retire liberal Democrat Jon Tester".
It later came out, in claims Tester and others said were brought to Congress, that Jackson had been accused of liberally doling out medications on Air Force One, crashing a auto, and running an office that some other employees called hostile.
Trump's solution: "get you a** out to vote".
"Pocahontas, they always want me to apologize for saying it", Trump said.
Tester, in his ad, sought to undermine Trump's efforts to boost Rosendale by pointing out that he and the president agree on several issues. Mechanic Shane Hegle said he drove 120 miles (195 kilometres) from his Cut Bank home to be among the first in line.
"Let's say I'm debating Pocahontas [Warren]".
Hegle said he voted for Tester in past elections but was undecided this time.
"This is going to help a bunch, " Hegle said.
Montana is the latest stop on Trump's midterm campaign tour, created to boost Republicans and advocate for his first 18 months in office. Rosendale said hell back Trumps agenda, while Tester said hell support the president when its in the states interests and oppose him when its not.