Eric Trump, the executive vice president of the Trump Organization and the president’s son, appeared on “Fox and Friends” on Wednesday, July 17, to reply to criticism of Trump’s so-called racist tweets regarding “go back.”

“I love the tweet, ‘If you don’t love our country, leave,’” Eric Trump responded.

Comparing the United States to the rest of the world, Trump encouraged others to take a look around and see what is happening in other countries. “I’m not saying America doesn’t have certain problems. Go see the conditions around the world and you’ll be so fortunate you live here. We are blessed to live in this country,” he said.

Trump made the point his dad was being targeted by the Democrats and “the squad” because they had no message to give the American people.

“I hope they keep on doing it, because they’re not getting anything done,” he said. “This is the most hate-filled group I’ve ever seen before,” he added.

“The name-calling is not gonna work when you’ve got the greatest economy that’s ever existed in the U.S., you have the lowest unemployment, people are doing awesome, America’s doing awesome,” the president’s son said.

 

President Donald Trump (AP Foto/Alex Brandon)
President Donald Trump. (Alex Brandon/AP Photo)

 Eric Trump made the point the president was a fighter, and it was the first time the country has had such a leader—on the side of the people.

“We haven’t had someone fighting against China, no one been fighting for American pride, and standing up for the National anthem,” he continued.

Tension has been escalating within the Democrats and ‘the squad’ and it spilled over when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was hauled over the coals on Tuesday in the House, in what was described by Fox as “a major meltdown” when her words were ruled out of order, after speaking in favor of a resolution condemning so-called racist remarks by the president.

 

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, on July 11, 2019. (Andrew Harnik/AP Photo)

Georgia Republican Rep. Doug Collins demanded her words be “taken down,” a reprimand of this kind not seen between a House speaker and a member of the House in decades.

The chair, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.), added to the fracas after a huddle with representatives where he claimed they weren’t cooperating in helping him make a fair decision on Pelosi, as to whether she had broken House rules. The discussion dragged on for 30 minutes, and Pelosi left the House floor, violating House rules, as members are required to remain sitting when a member’s words are stricken.

Cleaver then suddenly declared “I abandon the chair,” and left, this was the first time in modern congressional history such an event had occurred.

The Democrat from North Carolina Rep. G.K. Butterfield then took over the chair until House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, a Democrat, assumed the role.

Steny Hoyer. (AP)

Hoyer announced the decision, saying Pelosi’s use of language was not appropriate. “The words used by the gentlewoman from California contained an accusation of racist behavior on the part of the president,” he said. “The words should not be used in debate.”