Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) slammed freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) for referring to President Trump as a “motherf*cker.” The Democratic Senator called it “so disgusting” and horrible.”
“Oh, so disgusting. It was horrible, Neil. No one should approve of that. And I hope she doesn’t talk to her son that way either,” Manchin said Friday.
“But what can you say?” he asked. “I can’t in any way condone that. It’s not how we act in West Virginia. It’s not how we talked about public leaders. We might disagree with each other, but we try to get through it. We try to find a pathway forward.”
“And to act like that, just awful, and to speak like that is even more deplorable. I’m so sorry. I want to apologize to all Americans. Any sitting congressperson, there’s 535 of us there, 100 senators and 435 Congress people,” Manchin said.
“We should have better manners than that, I assure you,” Manchin added. …read more