Cory Booker: "We have a history that is beautiful and grand and also ugly. From this nation to others, we know what happens when people are bystanders and say nothing." (via CBS) pic.twitter.com/I43rklf1JB
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) January 16, 2018
If the roles were reversed and the Senator was a Republican and the member of the administration a Democrat, you know that he would have been accused of being a misogynist and conducting a ‘war on women.’ And she already would have been given a ‘resistance’ hashtag. And of course, Booker is posturing for 2020.
Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., was enraged during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday and admitted he was “seething with anger” over President Trump’s alleged “shithole comments” and a Cabinet official’s statement that she did not recall the incident.
“I had tears of rage,” Booker bellowed at Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen in reference to when he first heard of Trump’s “shithole countries” remark last week. “And for you not to feel that hurt and that pain and to dismiss the questions of my colleagues, with tens of millions Americans hurting right now because they’re worried about what happened in the White House …”