Two weeks after taking President Donald Trump to task over his response to the coronavirus pandemic, CNN’s Jake Tapper has turned his attention to the president’s daughter-in-law and campaign surrogate, Lara Trump.
On Sunday, Trump — the wife of POTUS’s middle son, Eric, and a senior adviser to her father-in-law’s re-election campaign — appeared on Tapper’s State of the Union program. Towards the end of her interview, the newsman chided her for previously appearing to mock the way former Vice President Joe Biden speaks; the Democratic nominee famously overcame a stutter, and was cited as an inspiration by 13-year-old Brayden Harrington, who also stutters, during the Democratic National Convention in August.
“How do you think it makes little kids with stutters feel when they see you make a comment like this that?” Tapper asked Trump after playing a clip of Harrington’s speech from the DNC alongside footage of her commenting during a campaign event in January about Biden not being able to “get the words out.”
While Trump insisted she “had …read more