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Trump’s Niece Says Republicans Are Using This ‘Donald Tactic’ To Their Advantage

Former President Donald Trump’s niece Mary Trump said that Republicans are taking inspiration from her uncle in one respect

In the latest episode of her podcast, former President Donald Trump’s niece Mary Trump said that Republicans are taking inspiration from her uncle in one respect.

On Friday, Mary Trump, a psychologist by profession, said that there is a “connectedness of horrors,” referring to a series of controversial moves by GOP members in several states.

Mary L. Trump attends Jim Owles Winter Pride Gala Award Ceremony at Hard Rock Cafe – Times Square on January 20, 2023, in New York City. She has been a frequent critic of her uncle during and after his presidency. JOHNNY NUNEZ/BENZINGA

The podcaster and psychologist called out Idaho’s recent legislation prohibiting “abortion trafficking,” otherwise defined as the practice of transporting underage girls out of state without parental consent. In doing so, she wondered about the purpose behind the legislation and how the state would ensure compliance with the law.

Mary Trump also referred to the Kansas state legislature’s override of Governor Laura Kelly’s veto of a broad ban on transgender students from competing in sports. The podcaster said that implementation of the law could require students subjected to genital examination.

“I think it’s because part of the project certainly in the last seven years has been too overwhelmed to flood the zone. That’s a Donald tactic,” she said of GOP’s recent moves. Such tactics are deliberately carried out so that “we don’t even know where to focus half the time,” she added.

While discussing ways to respond to the GOP’s actions, Mary Trump told her audience to “focus on the perpetrators, not what they’re perpetrating.” The rage should be laser-focused on the people who are doing the damage, she added.

Congressional Republicans have criticized Manhattan DA, Alvin Bragg, for the indictment of the former president over 34 counts of falsifying business records. Bragg had ignored House Republicans’ demands for a testimony as many have called it as a “weaponization of the Justice Department.”

“This indictment comes after years of your office searching for a basis — any basis — on which to bring charges, ultimately settling on a novel legal theory untested anywhere in the country and one that federal authorities declined to pursue,” said Reps. Jim Jordan of Ohio, James Comer of Kentucky, and Bryan Steil of Wisconsin in a written letter.

Ms. Trump had warned that her uncle’s words could spark violence anywhere in the country in a matter of time.

“Quite honestly, it’s not in the venues themselves, I’m sure New York and D.C. have this covered,” Trump’s niece said to MSNBC. “It’s more that Donald continues to engage in this kind of stochastic terrorism that as we’ve seen in the not too distant past, really has devastating consequences. So unfortunately, this is the kind of thing where violence could break out anywhere in the country, and it’s very difficult to prepare for that.”

In an interview in November of last year, Trump’s niece warned that her uncle would burn everything down if the Republicans blamed him for the midterm defeats and turn their back on him.

She had regarded her uncle as the most dangerous person in the Republican Party. 

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