Lara Trump, daughter-in-law of President Donald Trump and adviser to his reelection campaign, appeared to mock former Vice President Joe Biden over his stutter.
"I feel kind of sad for Joe Biden," she said this week at a "Women for Trump" event in Iowa.
Lara Trump, who is married to middle son Eric Trump, added:
"I'm supposed to want him to fail at every turn, but every time he comes on stage or they turn to him, I'm like, 'Joe, can you get it out? Let's get the words out, Joe.' You kinda feel bad for him. The problem is that's their front-runner, guys, OK?"
Lara Trump on the Dem field/debate "I feel kind of sad for Joe Biden...I'm supposed to want him to fail at every turn, but every time he comes on stage or they turn to him I'm like 'Joe can you get it out? Let's get the words out Joe.' ...The problem is that's their front runner" pic.twitter.com/oJgXRkIHbJ
- Adam Brewster (@adam_brew) January 17, 2020
Biden has had a history of stuttering and has been open about his struggles to overcome the condition.
Last month, former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders mocked his stutter, tweeting: "I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I hhhave absolutely no idea what Biden is talking about."
Biden wrote back:
I've worked my whole life to overcome a stutter. And it's my great honor to mentor kids who have experienced the same. It's called empathy. Look it up. https://t.co/0kd0UJr9Rs
- Joe Biden (Text Join to 30330) (@JoeBiden) December 20, 2019
Sanders deleted the tweet, saying she didn't know about his stutter, and apologized to Biden.
Biden also spoke about stuttering in a recent profile in The Atlantic.
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