Kirsten Gillibrand Fundraising Off Of Her SOTU Eyeroll
Democratic New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand sent out a fundraising tweet during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address to raise money for her 2020 presidential campaign.
“Agree? Chip in $5 so we can put an end to this,” Gillibrand tweeted with a gif of herself sighing and rolling her eyes.
— Kirsten Gillibrand (@SenGillibrand) February 6, 2019
Gillibrand’s exasperated expression was responding to Trump’s praise of the U.S. economy and increasing wages. (RELATED: Gillibrand Makes Her First Political Flip Flop Since Announcing Presidential Run)
“Wages are rising at the fastest pace in decades, and growing for blue collar workers, who I promised to fight for, faster than anyone else. Nearly 5 million Americans have been lifted off food stamps,” Trump said at the time. “The United States economy is growing almost twice as fast today as when I took office, and we are considered far and away the hottest economy anywhere in the world.”
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