Rep. Frederica Wilson: ‘The White House Itself Is Full of White Supremacists’

The congresswoman who’s been in a back-and-forth with the White House for days over President Trump‘s call to Sgt. La David Johnson‘s widow has continued to slam the White House.

Rep. Frederica Wilson (D- FL) first relayed what Trump said on that call, and the White House hit back, with even Gen. John Kelly publicly criticizing her yesterday.

And after video surfaced showing one of Kelly’s attacks against Wilson was inaccurate, Wilson again blasted him and the White House.

In an interview today with The New York Times, Wilson said, “I feel very sorry for him because he feels such a need to lie on me and I’m not even his enemy. I just can’t even imagine why he would fabricate something like that. That is absolutely insane. I’m just flabbergasted because it’s very easy to trace.”

The Times report says that she “stopped short” of accusing Kelly himself of racial animus, “she did say that others in the White House are racially biased”:

Ms. Wilson, in an interview on Friday, called Mr. Kelly a liar and hinted strongly that the altercation, prompted by a call from President Trump to the widow of a fallen black soldier, was racially charged.

“The White House itself is full of white supremacists,” she said.

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