President Trump fired again at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo late Wednesday, saying the Democrat was having “a complete meltdown” after he declared at an earlier bill-signing that America “was by no means that nice.”
The Democrat made the seemingly off-hand remark as a part of his rebuke of President Trump’s “Make America Nice Once more” slogan in the course of the occasion in New York. However the line drew gasps from the group.
“We’re not going to make America nice once more. It was by no means that nice,” Cuomo stated.
In response to the comment, Trump tweeted, “Are you able to consider that is the Governor of the Highest Taxed State within the U.S., Andrew Cuomo, having a complete meltdown!”
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Cuomo fired again on the president on Twitter shortly after.
“@RealDonaldTrump: What you say could be ‘nice once more’ wouldn’t be nice in any respect…We is not going to return to discrimination, segregation, sexism, isolationism, racism or the KKK,” the tweet stated.
Throughout Wednesday’s occasion, Cuomo went on to say that the nation had not but achieved “greatness.”
“We now have not reached greatness, we are going to attain greatness when each American is totally engaged, we are going to attain greatness when discrimination and stereotyping in opposition to girls, 51 % of our inhabitants, is gone and each girl’s full potential is realized and unleashed and each girl is making her full contribution,” he stated.
Following the remarks, a spokeswoman for the governor burdened that he “believes America is nice,” which is able to develop into extra evident “when each man, girl, and baby has full equality. America has not but reached its most potential.”
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“When the President speaks about making America nice once more – going again in time – he ignores the ache so many endured and that we suffered from slavery, discrimination, segregation, sexism and marginalized girls’s contributions,” Cuomo’s press secretary, Dani Lever, stated within the assertion. “The Governor believes that when everyone seems to be totally included and everyone seems to be contributing to their most potential, that’s when America will obtain most greatness.”
The New York Democrat is at present engulfed in a gubernatorial main race in opposition to actress and activist, Cynthia Nixon. He’s additionally thought of a possible White Home contender in 2020.
Fox Information’ Adam Shaw and The Related Press contributed to this report.