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Sun Sep 8, 2019, 08:45 PM Sep 2019

Trump to visit Baltimore Thursday, a city he called a 'rodent infested mess'

Source: Washington Post

Just weeks after lambasting Baltimore as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” President Trump will visit the Maryland city to huddle with congressional Republicans — a gathering that could draw local protests and reignite an ugly feud between the White House and the black-majority locality.

The White House confirmed Sunday that Trump would address House Republicans at their biennial retreat this Thursday. Republican lawmakers and aides — who chose the city for their three-day gathering before Trump decried it as “the Worst in the USA” — weren’t sure the president would want to attend.

Trump’s attendance could elate GOP lawmakers still licking their wounds from last fall’s midterm shellacking by the Democrats, who took the House majority. But it could also spark protests from residents and local leaders who are still simmering over Trump’s attacks on their city and don’t want him there.

Trump’s offensive on Baltimore started in late July, when he took to Twitter to accuse Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), the House Oversight Committee chairman, of being a “brutal bully.” Cummings’s panel has unearthed deficiencies in the administration, including shortfalls in the security-clearance process at the White House and concerns about Trump’s decision to give his son-in-law Jared Kushner access to the nation’s top secrets.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-to-visit-baltimore-thursday-a-city-he-called-arodent-infested-mess/2019/09/08/170dc4ac-d252-11e9-ab26-e6dbebac45d3_story.html

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Trump to visit Baltimore Thursday, a city he called a 'rodent infested mess' (Original Post) Zorro Sep 2019 OP
Anywhere he goes is automatically and immediately infested by one big, fat rat. BigmanPigman Sep 2019 #1
May he be greeted by a thousand rats liberal N proud Sep 2019 #2
Unleash the baby balloon. Marcuse Sep 2019 #3
We need some Rat balloons too.... nt blaze Sep 2019 #11
He should feel right at home then. durablend Sep 2019 #4
Yeah, NY has its share of vermin TexasBushwhacker Sep 2019 #5
Maybe he'll find another "reason" to cancel. Marie Marie Sep 2019 #6
We keep asking why people aren't in The streets Takket Sep 2019 #7
It's a trap Roy Rolling Sep 2019 #8
Baltimore residents: turn out in droves to protest this HORRID RODENT CALLED TRUMP onetexan Sep 2019 #9
As many people, cities..countries..planets Maxheader Sep 2019 #10


(22,124 posts)
7. We keep asking why people aren't in The streets
Sun Sep 8, 2019, 11:57 PM
Sep 2019

This is a great opportunity. Hopefully the word gets out to all of Baltimore and drumpf gets the welcome he deserves.

Roy Rolling

(7,029 posts)
8. It's a trap
Mon Sep 9, 2019, 12:52 AM
Sep 2019

He will find some way to use the visit to further disparage Baltimore, and then say, “I told you so.”


(13,171 posts)
9. Baltimore residents: turn out in droves to protest this HORRID RODENT CALLED TRUMP
Mon Sep 9, 2019, 07:41 AM
Sep 2019

and drive him away. Tell him you don't want him in your fine city!!


(4,383 posts)
10. As many people, cities..countries..planets
Mon Sep 9, 2019, 08:00 AM
Sep 2019

dementia boy has insulted...hardcore 30%ers may not get the job done in 2020..
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