Trump mocks the #MeToo movement at a rally, again

Desiree Burns
October 11, 2018

At one point at the rally at the Erie Insurance Arena in Erie, Penn., Trump was set to use an expression, but said "under the rules of #MeToo I'm not allowed to use that expression anymore". Trump was likely referring to a Frank Sinatra song titled The Gal That Got Away, which was his cover of a song called The Man That Got Away from a 1954 film, according to HuffPost.

Donald Trump's claim that #MeToo prevents him from using a certain phrase is his latest volley against the movement, which became a force after sexual assault allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein surfaced past year.

President Donald Trump on Thursday defended holding a political rally for his 2020 reelection campaign as a record-breaking hurricane slammed Florida, claiming without evidence that "thousands" were lined up for the rally more than a day ahead of time.

Instead, Trump changed the expression to "The person who got away". "I would do it except for these people up there".

Trump, omitting any mention of improved benefits for seniors that Democrats promise, writes in an op-ed published Wednesday in USA Today, "The Democrats' plan means that after a life of hard work and sacrifice, seniors would no longer be able to depend on the benefits they were promised". "Did you hear what he said?" he said imitating reporters.

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She quipped: "Well, the only thing I'm pregnant with is a lot of really good ideas, but not any babies". "But not any babies". Chris' ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow , 46, tied the knot with her beau Brad Falchuk, 47, in the Hamptons on September 29.

"That's pretty good, right?" he asked.

Trump also celebrated Kavanaugh's appointment amid Democratic opposition and sexual misconduct allegations against the nominee.

Trump has already sought to paint Democrats as extremists after the bitter confirmation battle over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, and internal GOP polling obtained last month by the AP shows that the party believes the message will help galvanize Republican voters to the polls.

Trump had mocked the MeToo campaign at a rally in July as well.

In 2012, a week after Hurricane Sandy hit the NY area, Obama appeared at a campaign rally alongside Jay-Z and Bruce Springsteen in OH on the eve of the presidential election. He did so while simultaneously mocking Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA and saying that should she win the Democratic nomination in 2020 and they were to debate, he would toss an ancestry test to her and dare her to take it. You can do anything.

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