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‘We all need to come together': Ernst distances herself from Trump's rhetoric

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Sen. Joni Ernst, an Iowa Republican up for reelection in November, on Sunday sought to distance herself from President Donald Trump's fiery rhetoric over the weekend regarding nationwide protests and the removal of symbols associated with America's racist past.
The senator's remarks came after the president warned supporters in a speech Friday at Mount Rushmore of a brewing “left-wing cultural revolution” and “angry mobs” he alleged are “trying to tear down statues of our founders, deface our most sacred memorials and unleash a wave of violent crime in our cities.” Trump echoed that...
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