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Politics Pelosi slams Trump for using ‘fear tactics’ at Michigan campaign rally

18:25  18 october  2020
18:25  18 october  2020 Source:   nydailynews.com

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President Trump is using “fear tactics” to rile up his base, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Sunday.

“The president has to realize that the words of the president of the United States weigh a ton,” she said on ABC’s “This Week.” “And, in our political dialogue, to inject fear tactics into it, especially a woman governor and her family, is so irresponsible.

Pelosi was discussing Trump’s Saturday rally in Michigan in which he urged attendees to get Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to “open up the state,” prompting chants of “Lock her up!”

Nancy Pelosi wearing a neck tie: President Trump is using © Jacquelyn Martin President Trump is using "fear tactics" at campaign rallies, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday. “The president has to realize that the words of the president of the United States weigh a ton,” she said. “And in our political dialogue, to inject fear tactics into it, especially a woman governor and her family, is so irresponsible.

President Trump is using "fear tactics" at campaign rallies, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday. “The president has to realize that the words of the president of the United States weigh a ton,” she said. “And in our political dialogue, to inject fear tactics into it, especially a woman governor and her family, is so irresponsible. (Jacquelyn Martin/)

“In all fairness to people who listen to him, people think the president is important and what he says should be adhered to,” Pelosi said.

Whitmer was at the center of a failed kidnapping plot revealed earlier this month.

“The biggest antidote to his poison is the vote,” Pelosi said.

Asked Sunday whether Trump regrets inciting the “lock her up” chant, his senior campaign adviser Stephen Miller said, “No, not at all.”

“The fact of the matter is many residents of Michigan are pretty frustrated with the governor, they want to see the state open back up,” he said on Fox News.

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a vocal Democratic critic of House leadership, said she would back Pelosi if no progressive challenger surfaced. © Jose Luis Magana, AP House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Oct. 22, 2020. Pelosi and Ocasio-Cortez sparred even before Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest-ever female member of the House. In Nov. 2018, Ocasio-Cortez joined members of the Sunrise Movement, an environmental activist group, during a sit-in outside Pelosi's office.

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