Trump started it. Update to this story.
Sen. Maggie Hassan, New Hampshire Democrat, defended not firing the intern of hers who yelled “f– you” at President Trump, in part because it was Mr. Trump.
Ms. Hassan told the Washington Post that the intern, identified Monday night by Fox News as Caitlin Marriott, had “took full responsibility” for her actions and been suspended for a week and restricted from the Capitol building, where the screaming attack took place.
Besides, Ms. Hassan said, the president was doing worse things and is ducking responsibility.
“This behavior shouldn’t be equated with the president’s destructive and divisive actions … this young woman immediately accepted responsibility for her actions and is facing consequences for them. The president is doing neither,” Ms. Hassan told The Post.