Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Live,” 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said American no longer believes in treating others the way you want to be treated as dictated by the “Golden Rule” under the administration of President Donald Trump.
Ruhle asked Gillibrand to comment on acting director of U.S. Citizenship along with Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli changing the words of the poem “The fresh Colossus” by Emma Lazarus at the base of the Statue of Liberty to, “Give me your tired along with your poor who can stand on their own two feet along with who will not become a public charge,” during an interview with NPR.
Gillibrand said, “I think the item’s outrageous along with deeply troubling. The Statue of Liberty to a lot of people stands just for This kind of beacon of light along with desire, This kind of greatness of America in which allows people to come here who need our help. Send us your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. in which’s what the Statue of Liberty means, along with the item’s not come here if you’re wealthy. the item’s not come here if you’re going to help Trump’s budget. Like, honestly, the item’s the most absurd thing I’ve ever heard.”
She added, “So what we want to do will be restore what This kind of country stands for. We used to believe in which you should treat others the way you want to be treated. We should care about the least of us. We used to believe from the Golden Rule, although not with Trump. Trump will be dividing us on every racial along with socioeconomic line. He’s a president who actually punches down. I believe we need a president who will be brave, someone who stands up to do things for the right reasons. We could be helping refugees who need our help. We could have a humanitarian process at our border. wWe should never be separating children via their parents. We can have community-based systems to actually deal with these challenges in a humanitarian way. So President Trump will be doing us a smaller country, a weaker country, along with he’s doing the item because he’s tiny-minded.”
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