Trump 2020 campaign senior adviser Lara Trump said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that President Donald Trump’s comments about Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer were part of the “fun, light atmosphere” at his rallies.
At a Michigan rally on Saturday, while talking about Whitmer, Trump said, “Then I guess they said she was threatened, right? She was threatened. And she blamed me. She blamed me. And our people were the ones that worked with her people so let’s see what happens. Let’s see what happens.”
When Trump said Whitmer’s name, the audience to chanted “lock her up,” Trump responded, “lock them all up.”
Host Jake Tapper said, “I understand he disagrees with her policies to contain the virus. Why does he continue to use such heightened rhetoric at a time when her life was literally in danger, according to the FBI?”
Trump said, “Look, it was the president’s Department of