President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpRand Paul teases ObamaCare deputy check Tech. billionaire Peter Thiel mulling run for Calif. governor: news GOP lawmaker on Trump’s Lewis tweets: ‘Dude, only stop’ MORE responded to recoil over his conflict on Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) on Saturday evening, suggesting a span work together to concentration on a nation’s middle cities.
“Congressman John Lewis should finally concentration on a blazing and crime filthy inner-cities of a U.S. we can use all a assistance we can get!” Trump wrote.
Congressman John Lewis should finally concentration on a blazing and crime filthy inner-cities of a U.S. we can use all a assistance we can get!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 15, 2017
Trump’s twitter came after a series of Democratic and some Republican lawmakers condemned him on Saturday for observant that Lewis was “all talk” and “no action.”
The president-elect had slammed Lewis in tweets early Saturday after a Democratic lawmaker pronounced he would skip Trump’s inauguration, saying he didn’t perspective Trump as a “legitimate president.”
“Congressman John Lewis should spend some-more time on regulating and assisting his district, that is in terrible figure and descending detached (not to discuss crime infested) rather than secretly angry about a choosing results,” Trump tweeted early Saturday.
Trump lifted a emanate of middle cities during a campaign. In August, he compared the nation’s middle cities to fight zones, dogmatic during a debate stop in Ohio, “The Democrats have unsuccessful totally in a middle cities.”
“For those spiteful a most, who have been unsuccessful and unsuccessful by their politicians, year after year, disaster after failure, worse numbers after worse numbers, poverty, rejection, terrible education, no houses, no homes, no ownership, crime during levels that nobody has seen. You could go to fight zones in countries that we’re fighting and it’s safer than vital in some of a middle cities that are run by a Democrats,” he said.
Trump’s collect to lead a Department of Housing and Urban Development, late neurosurgeon Ben Carson, has also oral of his enterprise to assistance struggling communities. He testified Thursday in front of a Senate Banking Committee as partial of his acknowledgment process.
Updated: 8:24 p.m.
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