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Trump fires back at 'disgraceful' Democrat who used vulgarity when promising to impeach him
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Trump fires back at 'disgraceful' Democrat who used vulgarity when promising to impeach him

He called her comments 'disgraceful'

President Donald Trump responded angrily to a newly elected Democratic congresswoman who had used a vulgar word while promising an audience that Democrats would impeach the president.

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) said before a crowd, "We're gonna impeach the motherf***er!" about the president.

Trump was asked about the comments during a media briefing Friday.

"Well you can't impeach somebody that's going a great job," Trump responded. "That's the way I view it."

"I've probably done more in the first two years than any president, any administration," he claimed, "in the history of our country."

'She dishonored her family'

He continued to disparage Tlaib for using an expletive in the presence of her son.

"Well I thought her comments were disgraceful," Trump said. "This is a person that I don't know, I assume she's new."

"I think she dishonored herself, and I think she dishonored her family," he explained. "Using language like that, in front of her son and whoever else was there, I thought that was a great dishonor to her, and to her family."

"I thought it was highly disrespectful to the United States of America," he concluded.

Even some Democrats have criticized Tlaib for using a profanity in referring to the president, and for advocating for impeachment before the facts from the special counsel report were completed and delivered to Congress.

Tlaib said she would stand by her comments in a tweet on Friday, but when she was questioned by reporters later that day, she would not respond, and appeared to run away from the cameras.

Here's the video of Trump's response:

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) remarked that she didn't like the language Tlaib used, but that Trump had used much worse.

"I don't like that language," Pelosi said. "I wouldn't use that language, I don't, again, establish any language standards for my colleagues, but I don't think it's anything worse than the president, what the president has said."

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Carlos Garcia

Carlos Garcia

Staff Writer

Carlos Garcia is a staff writer for Blaze News.