Was it Michelle Obama who said: “When they go low, we go…even lower” ?
Via The Hill.
The White House is slamming a Democratic House hopeful one day after the Virginia candidate, a military veteran, released an ad comparing President Trump to Osama bin Laden.
The administration called on House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to denounce Dan Helmer, who is running against Rep. Barbara Comstock (R).
“The message sent in a campaign ad from a congressional candidate from Virginia is nothing short of reprehensible. Leaders from across the political spectrum — starting with Leader Pelosi — must swiftly condemn this abhorrent message,” said Raj Shah, a White House spokesman.
Helmer’s ad calls Trump the “greatest threat to our democracy” since bin Laden, the founder of al Qaeda who was killed by U.S. special forces in 2011….
Drew Hammill, a Pelosi spokesman, distanced the Democratic leader from the controversial ad but took aim at Trump’s controversial comments throughout his political career.
“While the Leader does not condone the end of this ad, if the President wants to join in raising the level of civility in politics he should begin with himself,” he said in a statement….