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Christine Pelosi, additionally a political strategist, had an fascinating response to Paul’s announcement that he had contracted coronavirus. “Rand Paul’s neighbor was proper,” Christine Pelosi reacted Sunday night in a tweet that sparked widespread condemnation.
She was referring to Rene Boucher, Paul’s neighbor, who was sentenced to 30 days behind bars for assault after he tackled the senator over a yard dispute, leading to 5 damaged ribs and the elimination of a part of his lung broken from the incident.
Twitter eliminated the message and changed with a warning that it “is no longer available because if violated Twitter rules.”
However, when the Home speaker appeared on CNN for a prolonged interview Tuesday with Dana Bash on “Inside Politics,” the subject by no means got here up.
“Nancy Pelosi just did a whole 15 minute interview on CNN without being asked about her daughter saying Rand Paul’s neighbor was right to almost kill him,” Every day Caller’s Greg Price noticed.
Bash, nevertheless, did discover time to ask Pelosi about President Trump’s latest tweets – and the Home speaker mentioned she didn’t have time to comply with folks’s tweets.
MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell additionally ignored Christine Pelosi’s tweet throughout an interview with the Home speaker, who was making media appearances to debate the Democrats’ proposed coronavirus stimulus bill Tuesday.
NewsBusters managing editor Curtis Houck informed Fox Information that “tough, substantive questions on why they haven’t given approval to the stimulus should be job one for journalists when speaking to Pelosi or any other key congressional leader,” but it surely doesn’t imply different matters couldn’t be mentioned.
“Both CNN and MSNBC gave her wide leeway to trash the president, but then refused to follow-up by inquiring about her daughter’s horrendously ugly and uncivil tweet about Senator Paul,” Houck mentioned.
“Yet again, Tuesday provided another example of the liberal media hammering home that the president’s way of conducting himself is unacceptable, while at the same time either holding up or ignoring boorishness on their own side of the aisle,” Houck added. “As the saying goes, if the left didn’t have double standards, they wouldn’t have any standards.”
Donald Trump Jr. had predicted the mainstream media would give the Pelosi household a go.
“If I did this every person in media would be blowing me up and going nuts but we all know that won’t happen here don’t we? The media wouldn’t even think of criticizing Nancy Pelosi’s daughter,” Trump Jr. tweeted Monday. “It’s their job to protect her and not question her.”
Fox Information’ Joseph A. Wulfsohn contributed to this report.