President Trump is returning to full-throated campaigning in the coming days, with a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday June 20th.
The rally was originally scheduled for June 19th, but after a lengthy discussion with a number of advisers, the Trump team decided to push the event back one day as to not interfere with the Juneteenth holiday.
Furthermore, the confluence of June 19th and the city of Tulsa was a sticking point for many who saw a connection between the date, which marks the end of slavery in 1865, and the city, which was the site of a horrific, racially motivated massacre almost 100 years ago.
Now, the White House Press Secretary is pushing back against those who are upset about the circumstances surrounding the rally.
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany told “Hannity” Monday that the mainstream media had exposed their collective case of “Trump Derangement Syndrome” by criticizing President Trump’s upcoming rally while excusing large street protests.
McEnany singled out NBC News for tweeting a story Sunday about a “rally for black trans[gender] lives” that saw hundreds pack the streets around the Brooklyn Museum in New York City. Approximately an hour later, the network tweeted a story about Saturday’s Trump rally in which the headline emphasized health experts warning the gathering was “extraordinarily dangerous.”
“CBS had a rendition of the same tweets,” the press secretary said, “and this is so inherently contradictory.
McEnany went on to invoke the barely-fictional affliction colloquially known as “Trump Derangement Syndrome”.
“This is how much they have Trump Derangement Syndrome. They see a million people registering for [tickets to] a rally, so they are so contradictory, praising the crowd of protesters [while] criticizing the million people who signed up for a Trump rally.
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