Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz cited her grandmother, mother and daughters Sunday to trash Donald Trump’s rhetoric on the campaign trail.
Appearing Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” the Florida congresswoman said her daughters ask, “Mom, why is he so rude?”
Trump is “an equal opportunity insulter,” Wasserman Schultz said. “He has engaged in some of the most vulgar invective and rhetoric, and really brought this presidential campaign, its tone, and where the debate is on the other side of aisle to its lowest depths I have ever seen.”
Refering to Trump’s statement that Hillary Clinton was “schlonged” in the 2008 Democratic primary fight, Wasserman Schultz, who is Jewish, cited family authorities on the word, a Yiddish term for penis.
“Growing up in my house, if I used that term around my grandmother or around my mother, it would certainly have been considered vulgar and would have received a pretty severe punishment,” she said.