Ivanka Trump tweeted against white supremacy Sunday in response to the deadly El Paso attack by a gunman who may been motivated by anti-immigrant hate. She offered prayers for the victims of the Walmart mass shooting that killed at least 22 people — and called white supremacy an “evil that must be destroyed.”
As our nation mourns the senseless loss of life in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio and prays for the victims and their loved ones, we must also raise our voices in rejection of these heinous and cowardly acts of hate, terror and violence.— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) August 4, 2019
White supremacy, like all other forms of terrorism, is an evil that must be destroyed.— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) August 4, 2019
Critics on Twitter found the messages hard to swallow — especially Ivanka’s outrage over white supremacy. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) urged the first daughter to “try checking your dad,” President Donald Trump.
Your prayers aren't working. Try checking your dad on his tweets. 251 mass shootings in the U.S. in 216 days.— Rashida Tlaib (@RashidaTlaib) August 4, 2019
He incites violence every day w/ his hate agenda & racism. More people are dying b/c he fails to fight white supremacist terrorists.
They are the ones who hate America. https://t.co/dYzF2G7fEa
Tlaib was hardly the only one criticizing Trump, who also serves as a White House advisor:
Are you punking us right now?— Andy Cohen (@Andy) August 5, 2019
The terrorism is coming from inside the house...the white one.— GᖇEGOᖇY G. ᗩᒪᒪEᑎ (@GregoryGAllen) August 5, 2019
Ivanka, There came a time when, for ethical reasons, the endurance of the nation and the common good, you needed to stop supporting your father’s discourse and decisions. That time has long passed— Mia Farrow (@MiaFarrow) August 5, 2019
Tell that to your daddy, Ivanka — the #WhiteSupremacistInChief. Until then, give us all a goddamn break.— Jon Cooper (@joncoopertweets) August 5, 2019
Maybe bring it up at dinner or something?— John Iadarola (@johniadarola) August 5, 2019
Nope. You don't get to play good cop bad cop now. Too late. You should have spoken up sooner.— Eileen Stern (@estern839) August 5, 2019
Start with your Daddy, pumpkin.— dolores quintana (@doloresquintana) August 5, 2019
Oh boy do I have bad news about your family.— Austin Gilkeson 🐙 🐺 (@osutein) August 5, 2019
LOL!! Girl. Start at home first.— Hannah Drake (@HannahDrake628) August 5, 2019
Are you fucking kidding us?— Randi Mayem Singer (@rmayemsinger) August 4, 2019
Tell ur da— El Oshcuro (@DaveOshry) August 5, 2019
This story has been updated after the death toll increased Monday morning.
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