Hillary Clinton is taunting Republicans on Twitter for skipping town hall events amid the growing protests from liberal activists angry about Donald Trump’s agenda.
If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the…Congress.https://t.co/TEAXDPEPrt
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) February 22, 2017
Hillary linked to an article in the Kansas City Star called, “Cowardly members of Congress should show up and face the public at town hall meetings.”
Republican lawmakers have faced rising anger from liberal protesters upon returning home for district work. Democrats have challenged members in testy exchanges at town halls over GOP plans to repeal ObamaCare and the president’s actions cracking down on illegal immigration.
“No one likes to be scolded,” the editorial Clinton mentioned says. “No one wants to endure a public takedown. Politicians understandably flinch, knowing that someone could film an embarrassing exchange, itching for video that can go viral online. To be fair, Democrats hedged on town halls five years ago.
“But members of Congress signed up for this when they ran for office. They were elected to serve. And not just to adoring crowds, kissing cute babies and shaking the hands of veterans for touching photo ops. Representing the people means showing up, even when the exchange may not be among friends.”
Twitter responded accordingly, here are some of our favorites:
@HillaryClinton YOU SHOULD BE 45!
— Tony Posnanski (@tonyposnanski) February 22, 2017
— cx cope (@cxcope) February 22, 2017
@HillaryClinton Hillary, please come back and fight with us and beside us to reform the DNC and move this party forward.
— Brian P. Mangan (@brianpmangan) February 22, 2017
@HillaryClinton you’re the president in my heart
— iB (@DWUW69) February 22, 2017
@HillaryClinton I love you for this and a million other things. POTUS in my heart.
— Shauna Richardson (@ShaunaRRichards) February 22, 2017
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