Trump 7/25 Ohio rally: Takes victory lap on Obamacare vote, interrupt by usual protesters, jokes about being on Mount Rushmore at Ohio rally with support from Melania and pregnant daughter-in-law Lara.
- ‘In America we don’t worship government. We worship God.’
- ‘We will never be silenced by the media,’
- And the president pledged to defend America’s borders. (Cue the shouts of ‘Build that wall!’) ‘Don’t even think about it. We will build the wall!’ he insisted to cheers.
From Daily Mail:
Donald Trump took a victory lap Tuesday night in Ohio, hours after being on the winning side of a legislative squeaker that will restart the national debate over Obamacare.
‘You think that’s easy? That’s not easy,’ the president declared as e congratulated the U.S. Senate for moving ‘to begin debating a bill repealing and replacing the Obamacare disaster!’
‘It’s time for Democrats to stop resisting. That’s their term. “Resist! Resist!”‘ Trump fumed, moments after drawing a giant ‘Boooo!’ at the mention of President Barack Obama’s name.
‘They have to do finally what’s right for the American people, but probably we’ll do it ourselves,’ he said, referring to Republicans in Congress.
‘Today we won 51 to 50 and didn’t get one Democrat vote. Think of it,’ he vented.
Earlier, after a raucous round of ‘CNN sucks!’ cheers brought on by a presidential critique of ‘fake news,’ a more sinister roar floated through a Youngstown arena.
A man holding a pillowcase painted with ‘Trump/Pence Must Go’ shouted at the president from about 20 yards away.
For two full minutes police made their way to the solo demonstrator as fans clawed at his banner. Trump stood silent, watching and furrowing his brow.
At last, with the protester and his banner yanked outside, Trump deadpanned: ‘Where the hell did he come from?”
Another disruption came in the form of a teenager hoisting a Russian flag to Trump’s right.
‘Boy, he’s a young one!’ Trump marveled after cops dragged him off in handcuffs.
‘He’s going back home to mommy! He’s in trouble! And I’ll bet his mommy voted for us, right?’
Trump’s rhetorical knives were out, slicing through the air as he mocked the news media for parsing his every word.
‘Every president on Mt. Rushmore believed in protecting American industry,’ Trump declared at one point.
…’In America we don’t worship government,’ he said in a Reaganesque flourish. ‘We worship God.’
‘We will never be silenced by the media,’ Trump vowed.
And the president pledged to defend America’s borders. (Cue the shouts of ‘Build that wall!’)
‘Don’t even think about it. We will build the wall!’ he insisted to cheers.