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U.S. lawmakers, others condemn Trump for ‘lynching' comment on impeachment probe

9 monthes ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday again waded into America's fraught racial history by labeling the impeachment inquiry against him a "lynching" - language that conjured memories of decades of killings of thousands of black people - drawing swift bipartisan condemnation.
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Here are all the Republican lawmakers who supported or refused to condemn Trump comparing impeachment to lynching

Here are all the Republican lawmakers who supported or refused to condemn Trump comparing impeachment to lynching

9 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Several Republican lawmakers are either defending, refusing to condemn, or simply declining to comment on President Donald Trump 's Tuesday tweet comparing the ongoing impeachment inquiry into him to a lynching.
Trump's tweet was immediately denounced as inaccurate, ahistorical, and extremely racially insensitive. Historians describe lynchings as a form of domestic terrorism.
The first prominent Republican to back up Trump's remarks was Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, who said impeachment "is a lynching in every sense" and "un-American."
Here are some of the other GOP lawmakers who...
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Trump ‘lynching' comment on impeachment probe is condemned as key witness testifies

9 monthes ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump likened the impeachment investigation into his dealings with Ukraine to a "lynching" on Tuesday in a tweet that drew condemnation for his inflammatory reference to decades of killings of thousands of black Americans.
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