On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” co-host Mika Brzezinski argued President Trump’s tweet about Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) constitutes sexual harassment and that people who work around the president and don’t try to get him to delete the tweet don’t care about the country or women.
Brzezinski said, “I just want to say something, beyond the fact that it is reprehensible that the president of the United States would say something so derogatory and disgusting about a woman, we’re not surprised, Mr. President. You do it all the time. You treat women terribly, and you treat the women around you even worse. And you treat women like punching bags. Because it’s fun for you. Because you are intimidated by women. That’s your problem, okay, but for the people who work for you, you need to act. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, good luck today in the briefing, don’t lie. And do not defend the president of the United States for what he did.”
She later added, “Everybody else, working around the president, if your day is not consumed by getting him to take down that tweet, please leave. You’re worth nothing. You don’t care about this country. You don’t care about women.”
Brzezinski further stated that Trump was suggesting Gillibrand “would have sex with him in order to get campaign contributions.” And Trump “literally sexually harassed, in a cruel way, a woman on Twitter.”
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