Brian Schatz: ‘Trump Is Not Acting Like a President’

‘This is a president who has failed to do what we expect every president to do, which is to provide moral clarity, and moral leadership’

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SCHATZ: "Well, I think it's important to say, wolf, and I appreciate what you're saying. He is the legitimately elected president. Legally, he's the president of the United States. I recognize that. We all have to recognize that. And contend with that reality. But this is a president who has failed to do what we expect every president to do, which is to provide moral clarity, and moral leadership. So in that moment I was frankly mad, and hurt as an American, as a person. As a person of the Jewish faith, that my president hadn't met even the most basic moral test. I'm not asking him to agree with me on all of the issues. I'm not asking him to be someone I admire. I'm just asking that he understands the difference between right and wrong. The difference between Nazis and the people who protest against Nazis. So in that moment, I said what I think was on a lot of people's minds. Which is, he's not acting like a president."
 

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