Hillary Clinton launches Trump for spreading “sexist waste” with Nancy Pelosi Smear.
Hillary Clinton reprimanded President Donald Trump and his “buddies” for circulating images of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), In an attempt to defame the Congresswoman by calling her “sexist bullshit”.
The former Democratic presidential candidate delivered the sentence in a speech at an event hosted by the Harris County Democratic Party in Houston on Friday.
“The president and his friends are running and broadcasting a documented video of Nancy Pelosi,” he said, adding, “Now it’s a sexist shit, but it’s also a sign that Trump is scared.”
“So, if you believe in the rule of law and in the responsibility that we all have to hold our leaders accountable, we can no longer trust this front,” continued Clinton, warning that the president had launched the country. in “a constitutional crisis”. very real “.
My take on Trump and his cronies spreading that doctored video of Nancy Pelosi: It’s sexist trash.
It’s also a sign that Trump is running scared. pic.twitter.com/AgcH5RQNyj
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) May 25, 2019
On Wednesday, a poorly edited video of Pelosi’s comments at the Center for the American Festival of Ideas for Progress in Washington began circulating online, revealing that the MP was stunned in her speech.
Friday, the Washington Post has discredited the images, calling them a successful work, although its origins remain unclear. A shared version on a Facebook page called WatchDog Politics has remained available with 2.6 million hits until Saturday, and the social media platform does not intend to delete it.
Although the company is committed to fighting the exchange of false news on its site, in a statement to The Guardian, a spokesman for the company said it was trying to defend freedom of expression by leaving the clip edited above:
There is a tension: we are working hard to find the right balance between promoting freedom of expression and promoting a safe and authentic community, and we believe that the reduction in the distribution of non-genuine content marks this balance. . But just because something is allowed on Facebook does not mean it should be distributed. In other words, we allow people to post it as a form of expression, but we will not show it at the top of the newsfeed.
On Twitter, the video was shared by the president’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, who then deleted his post and tweeted an unintelligible comment that appeared to defend his decision to broadcast it.
Trump himself tweeted Wednesday a separate video of Pelosi titled “Pelosi’s Begins at a Press Conference”. The Post has determined that the clip has been edited selectively, but it is still on the president’s page.