January 11, 2019
Rather than work toward bipartisanship and unity, a prominent Democrat is now taking a page out of Hillary Clinton’s book.
On Tuesday, Rep. Steve Cohen, D-TN, took to Twitter to suggest Trump’s address from the Oval Office on Tuesday night resembled Ku Klux Klan “tactics.”
Cohen also implied that Trump’s “audience” is similar to Ku Klux Klan membership.
Cohen’s salacious tweet, which was later deleted, was in response to presidential biographer Jon Meacham, who suggested in his tweet that calls for a border wall are comparable to the Ku Klux Klan.
— fneudecker (@fneudecker) January 10, 2019
In another tweet, which has not been deleted, Cohen described Trump as a “national emergency.”
There is a #NationalEmergency ! It’s Donald Trump!
— Steve Cohen (@RepCohen) January 9, 2019
The Tennessee Democrat fired off a third tweet that insulted Americans as “plain folks of the land” who are following “a downright and complete narcissistic moron” like Trump.
— Steve Cohen (@RepCohen) January 8, 2019
Cohen has been busy since Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives last Thursday.
Just hours after taking control of the lower chamber, Cohen introduced two radical bills. One would prohibit president’s from pardoning themselves or their family members, and the other would abolish the electoral college.
A press release from Cohen’s office stated:
“Senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, introduced two Constitutional Amendments today on the opening day of the new Congress. The first would eliminate the Electoral College and provide for the direct election of the President and Vice President of the United States. The second would…