People on Twitter can’t believe the gall of Eric Trump’s latest defense of his father, President Donald Trump.
In an interview with the Associated Press published Tuesday, the president’s second eldest son claimed that the backlash his father had received from businesses following his incitement to last week’s riot on the U.S. Capitol were simply intended to “cancel the culture.”
Deutsche Bank has reportedly severed ties with Trump and the Trump organization, of which Eric Trump is executive vice president, and the PGA has moved the 2022 Championship tournament from the President’s Golf Club to Bedminster, New Jersey.
“We live in an age of cancellation culture, but it’s not something that started this week. It’s something they’ve been doing to us and others for years, ”Eric Trump tried to explain the critical response to his father’s outrageous conduct, for which the president should be impeached on a single article incitement by House Democrats on Wednesday.
“If you don’t agree with them, if they don’t like you, they try to cancel you,” added Eric Trump, who himself urged his father’s supporters to “fight” and to “march on Capitol Hill” at a rally in Washington before the riot.
Elsewhere in the interview, Eric Trump suggested that his father “would be followed to the ends of the earth by a hundred million Americans” because he had created “the greatest political movement in American history and its opportunities. are endless ”.
At the end of the interview, however, the line broke after Eric Trump was asked “if he feels his dad is inciting the crowd.”
Many of Eric Trump’s comments in the interview pitted Twitter users, but it was the assertion of the “cancellation culture” that sparked particular anger:
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