President TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate advances public lands bill in late-night vote Warren, Democrats urge Trump to back down from veto threat over changing Confederate-named bases Esper orders ‘After Action Review’ of National Guard’s role in protests MORE went after former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen (D) at a campaign rally Tuesday night, calling him a “total tool” of Democratic leaders while attempting to boost his Republican challenger Rep. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnGOP senators introduce resolution opposing calls to defund the police GOP senators dodge on treatment of White House protesters Five things to know about Trump’s legal power under the Insurrection Act MORE (Tenn.).
“So Marsha’s very liberal Democrat opponent, Phil Bredesen, I never heard of this guy, who is he?” Trump said at a rally in Nashville, Tenn. “He’s an absolute total tool of [Senate Minority Leader] Chuck SchumerChuck SchumerOvernight Health Care: US showing signs of retreat in battle against COVID-19 | Regeneron begins clinical trials of potential coronavirus antibody treatment | CMS warns nursing homes against seizing residents’ stimulus checks Schumer requests briefing with White House coronavirus task force as cases rise Schumer on Trump’s tweet about 75-year-old protester: He ‘should go back to hiding in the bunker’ MORE [D-N.Y.] … and of course the MS-13 lover [House Minority Leader] Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump on collision course with Congress over bases with Confederate names Black lawmakers unveil bill to remove Confederate statues from Capitol Pelosi: Georgia primary ‘disgrace’ could preview an election debacle in November MORE [D-Calif.].”
“She loves MS-13, can you imagine?” the president continued. “Remember, I said they’re ‘animals’ and she said, ‘how dare you say that.’ “
“Have you seen what they’ve done? Have you seen what they’re doing to us?” he said.
Trump continued to defend his characterization of MS-13 gang members as “animals,” saying Tuesday, “They’re not human beings.”
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Trump first used the term during a roundtable on so-called sanctuary cities earlier this month where he tried to paint Pelosi as being soft on the international gang, accusing her of “trying to defend” the group.
In an email to The Hill, a spokesperson for Pelosi noted a Politifact fact-check on Trump’s claims.
Politifact found Trump’s past statement that Pelosi “came out in favor of MS-13” was false.
Trump argued Tuesday that if Bredesen wins the Tennessee Senate race, the Democrat would “do whatever Chuck and Nancy [want].”
Bredesen and Blackburn are locked in a tight race to replace retiring Sen. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerGOP lawmakers stick to Trump amid new criticism Trump asserts his power over Republicans Romney is only GOP senator not on new White House coronavirus task force MORE (R).