Dec 12, 2017
Following fallout and outrage by numerous Democrats and the general public on Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded to a question about the "sexual innuendo" contained in a tweet sent by President Donald Trump about Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) by saying that "only if your mind is in the gutter" could someone interpret the president's words in that way.
\u201cSarah Sanders says Trump's Gillibrand tweet does not include a sexual innuendo: "Only if your mind is in the gutter would you have read it that way" https://t.co/EQrFrtK75t\u201d— CNN Politics (@CNN Politics) 1513109908
Huckabee Sanders was asked about the president's words multiple times by reporters, but she claimed the president did not owe Gillibrand an apology and said "there's no way that [his words were] sexist at all."
\u201c.@PressSec Sarah Sanders on President Trump's tweet about Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: "There's no way that this is sexist at all."\u201d— CSPAN (@CSPAN) 1513112408
But when it came to the press secretary's outlandish explanation, Twitter didn't miss a beat:
\u201c@jaketapper My mind isn\u2019t in the gutter & it was the first thought I had\u201d— Jake Tapper (@Jake Tapper) 1513111188
\u201cSarah just told a reporter you'd have to have your mind in the gutter to misinterpret Trump's tweet. Priceless!!!\ud83d\ude02\ud83d\ude02\u201d— AmericanWoman\ud83d\udc60\ud83d\udc5c (@AmericanWoman\ud83d\udc60\ud83d\udc5c) 1513111380
\u201c@PressSec So when @POTUS said "grab them by the pussy" it was my mind in the gutter? That I took that to mean something it didn't?" Girl you are crazy\u201d— Jennifer Ehlen-Niemi (@Jennifer Ehlen-Niemi) 1513111762
\u201c@Luvnediting @PressSec @realDonaldTrump @whpresscorps she's also lying her ass off, and claiming that everyone else has their mind in the gutter, that Trump's thoughts were pure and he would use that language with a male senator .....BUT he didn't did he even though men also called him out\u201d— Kim Possible (Parody, im not a cartoon) (@Kim Possible (Parody, im not a cartoon)) 1513111624
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