Donald Trump ignored even calls for civility and unity in politics in the aftermath of the pipe bomb campaignlaunch on Friday night excited about the attack on the media and “radical socialist” Democrats in the latest rally in North Carolina.
In front of a crowd of about 8,000 supporters in the Bojangles’ Coliseum sports arena, Trump criticized television and newspaper reporters lined up in front of him. He reprised the phrase “fake news” that he especially abstained from speech on Wednesday at the previous rally in Wisconsin just hours after the mail bomb was delivered to the CNN studios in New York.
“We’ve seen an attempt by the media in the last few hours to use the evil acts of one individual to score political points against me and the Republican Party,” he said. “The media fixed an unfair coverage of deep hostility and attacks only drive people away and undermine the health points.”
No comments move loud cheers of “car suck” from the crowd.
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The US president also returned to many of the scathing lines of attack against Democratic political opponents, despite the fact that the attempt to mail bombs were exclusively, allegedly declared Trump supporter against liberalism leading figures including many of those that disparage. He referred to the “Crooked Hillary” in reference to Hillary Clinton, published one of the 14 explosive devices intercepted since Monday, which in turn evoked loud cheers “lock her up!”
As going “Cryin’, Chuck Schumer”, the leader of the Democratic minority in the Senate, criticized Nancy Pelosi, Schumer’s equivalent in the House of Representatives. Trump attacking Democratic Congress member Maxine Waters who was often described by the public as “low IQ”, saying: “I’m gong to be nice tonight, so I won’t say it.”
On Friday, the suspect in a series of attempts, Cesar Sayoc, 56, was arrested in Florida. Later today accused of five federal crimes that carry a possible penalty of up to 48 years in prison. The charges cover 13 devices sent to individuals, including Barack Obama. 14 device reported by billionaire Tom Steyer later on Friday.
Sayoc is a registered Republican and apparent fervent Trump supporter. His white van was covered in Trump paraphernalia and had published a video of himself attending the Trump trade during the 2016 presidential election campaign in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Trump’s decision invective against his political opponents and the media at a special invitation only moments earlier at the Charlotte rally, civility and unity. “Everyone will benefit if we can end the policy of personal destruction – we must unite as a nation in peace and harmony. Political violence may not be in America, and I will do everything I can to stop it.”
Even before Trump arrived in North Carolina was hinting at that in his opinion it was time to end the relative informal truce held since the bomb was detected on Wednesday and that the gloves had come off. Speaking to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before leaving Charlotte Marine One, asked if the tone of his speech in the national interests of transparency and cooperation between the two parties.
“Well, I think I might have loosened, if you want to know the truth,” he said. “I really can accent it. Because as you know, the media was extremely unfair to the Republican Party.”