Democrats Unanimously Censure Lawmaker Who Credited Trump For Coronavirus Recovery
Detroit Democrats unanimously censure the lawmaker who credited President Donald Trump for her Coronavirus recovery.
Where was .@RepSlotkin who campaigned on bi-partisanship. #WalkAwayFromDemocratsForever Detroit Democrats unanimously censure lawmaker who credited Trump for COVID-19 recovery https://t.co/8r4ifet70v via @detroitnews
— Sol Roth (@RedeyesXBL) April 26, 2020
Detroit — Detroit Democrats unanimously passed a resolution Saturday to censure a Democratic lawmaker who credited President Donald Trump with advocating for the drug that she said cured her of COVID-19.
State Rep. Karen Whitsett, D-Detroit, broke protocol by meeting with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence during an April 14 meeting of COVID-19 survivors, where she credited hydroxychloroquine for saving her life, a Democratic district leader said.
“Thank you for everything that you have done,” Whitsett told Trump at the meeting. “I did not know that saying thank you had a political line. … I’m telling my story and my truth, and this how I feel and these are my words.”
Whitsett’s comments landed her in hot water with the 13th Congressional District Democratic Party organization, which unanimously passed the 15-delegate vote via Zoom Saturday ousting the first-term lawmaker representing the 9th Michigan House District.
“We have the ability to be the referee when we see our leaders out there attacking and not being willing to have a discussion to find common ground,” said Jonathan Kinloch, chairman of the organization. “Based on her actions and recent statements, she’s chosen to be a stand-alone Democrat with the goals of a Republican.” More
The Democrats can’t have a strong, black woman who stands up for her beliefs, experience, and gives credit where credit is due.
Your health must take a back seat to politics in Detroit.
Nobody need wonder why Detroit is a cess pool.
— Bill Zimmer (@BillZimmer18) April 26, 2020
How can any person that identifies as a Democrat excuse this type of behavior exhibited by the Michigan legislature? That’s the type of thing you would expect to see from the communist party in China for Pete’s sake.
The drug saved her life. She credited the president. Democrats vote UNANIMOUSLY to punish her.
Don’t for a minute think COVID isn’t political for Democrats.
Detroit Democrats unanimously censure lawmaker who credited Trump for COVID-19 recovery https://t.co/JlseFqekjO
— 📣Arthur Blake🗯 (@thatarthurblake) April 26, 2020