Dem Rep: I’d Get in Physical Altercation With Trump Jr. If He Made Coronavirus Claims in Front of Me
As Donald Trump struggles to deal with the coronavirus fall-out, Conservative media has rallied around him. This morning on Fox News, host Pete Hegseth said that Democrats and the media are hoping for the virus to spread.
Later in the program Donald Trump Jr. appeared and took it a step further. The President’s son claimed that Democrats were hoping the virus would kill millions of people. When asked about the First Son’s comments, California Congressman John Garamendi said he would have become violent if Trump Jr. made those comments around him.
This morning, Trump Jr. told the Fox and Friend panel, “For them (Democrats) to try to take a pandemic and seemingly hope that it comes here and kills millions of people so that they can end Donald Trump’s streak of winning is a new level of sickness.”
Don. Jr was just on Fox & Friends accusing Democrats of hoping coronavirus "comes here and kills millions of people so that they can end Donald Trump's streak of winning."
Absolutely insane. pic.twitter.com/Fq5eAUIsnq
— Lis Power (@LisPower1) February 28, 2020
When told about the comments by, Garamendi responded, “He should not be near me when he says that. There would be a serious altercation. That is just totally outrageous. I can assure you that there’s not a Democrat or Republican in Congress that wants anybody to be sick.”
At the close of the interview, the California lawmaker dropped one more threat. Don Jr. better not get close to me,” Garamendi continued. “It would not be a healthy situation.