An outraged Donald Trump Jr. insisted on Twitter Saturday that the GOP would by no means be allowed to get away with the sort of racist scandal engulfing Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam.
Then Twitter followers reminded him that his dad referred to as black nations “shithole nations,” hailed Charlottesville protesters, together with neo Nazis, as “very fantastic individuals,” and lengthy pushed the “birther” lie that the nation’s solely black president was born in Africa. In the meantime, white nationalist GOP Iowa Rep. Steve King is serving his 16th 12 months in Congress. (One Twitter response included a photograph of President Donald Trump’s oldest son fortunately posing with King.)
Main Democrats have issued a crescendo of requires Northam’s resignation following information that his medical college yearbook web page included a photograph of a person in black face posing with one other in Ku Klux Klan garb. Northam initially apologized for the photograph, however now insists neither determine, whose faces are hidden, was him. He did, nonetheless, confess that he as soon as appeared in black face as Michael Jackson at a Halloween costume celebration.
The startling rationalization solely triggered extra calls for for his resignation.
Trump Jr. responded that any Republican making an attempt to “pull off this crap” would “by no means be heard from once more.”
Twitter followers begged to vary.