Gillibrand: Trump’s only accomplishments are ‘hurting people,’ only motivation is ‘cruelty’

Gillibrand: Trump’s only accomplishments are ‘hurting people,’ only motivation is ‘cruelty’
Kirsten Gillibrand (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – That’s in contrast to her own accomplishments, which include… Wait, what has she done other than warm a seat in the Senate?]

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., responded to a controversial Health and Human Services rule by claiming President Trump’s administration was only motivated by hatred and cruelty.

“They have no agenda but hate. No ‘accomplishments’ but hurting people. No motivation but cruelty. Disgusting, outrageous, and pathetic,” she tweeted on Saturday.

She was commenting on an article about the HHS rule, which would reverse the Obama-era decision to protect “gender identity” under federal laws prohibiting sex discrimination in health care.

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Gillibrand, a 2020 contender, added to the many progressive voices denouncing the Trump administration’s decision. It was the latest in a series of policies that interpreted sex discrimination protections as only applying to biological attributes rather than self-described identity.

HHS has pushed back on the idea that its decision would result in discrimination. “I don’t want to see that happen,” Roger Severino, director of the Office of Civil Rights, reportedly said.

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