Mo Brooks: Trump Baltimore Tweets ‘Emphasize How Badly’ Areas Governed by Democrats Are Doing

Breitbart | 7/29/2019 | Jeff Poor
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Even though Democrats and the media are trying to make President Donald Trump’s tweets criticizing Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and the problems plaguing the district he represents about race, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) sees Trump’s tweet as serving an “important” purpose.

During an appearance on Huntsville, AL radio’s WVNN on Monday, Brooks suggested it was vital to point out the failings of Democratic Party governance so that it doesn’t take hold in the rest of the country, which he said Trump’s tweets do in part.

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“I think it is important for us to emphasize, and I don’t know why the Democrats have gotten a free pass for so long, but it is important for us to emphasize how badly different parts of the United States are doing,” Brooks said. “And coincidentally, they happen to be areas that are governed by Democrats and have been governed by Democrats for ages – many, many decades, some as long as 50 to 60 years. And that is a microcosm of what happens when you raise taxes so high that you can’t afford to live there. When you can’t afford to live there, you also lose jobs – you lose industry, you lose manufacturing, which means more and more people aren’t working for a living. Rather, they’re voting for a living. They’re living off welfare. They’re in a much lower income status when they should be in these big cities in high-income status.”

“And basically, over time you’re seeing the major deterioration of a lot of major American cities like Detroit, like Baltimore, like inner-city New York, like Washington, D.C., although that has a little artificial bump from the federal government stimulus with all of the spending we have there,” he continued. “But you can go down from the East Coast to the West Coast, and you...
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