A South Florida Democrat is firing back at President Donald Trump after he called her out last week during a “homecoming” rally near Fort Lauderdale.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell took to Twitter this weekend to blast Trump for mispronouncing her name and for claiming Democrats were doing nothing in Congress.
Mucarsel-Powell posted a video showing a brief clip from the rally.
“The Democrats, they just have done nothing. They’re doing nothing folks. They’re doing nothing,” Trump said at the rally.
The video then cuts to another portion of his speech in which Trump mispronounces Mucarsel-Powell’s name.
“So Congresswoman Mucarsel-Powell, where is she? Is she here? I’d love to see her,” Trump said, failing to emphasize the right syllables in her last name.
“Hey President Trump. It’s Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell and I’m right here,” she said in the video, emphasizing the correct pronunciation of her name. “And next time you want to talk about the bills that we’ve already passed to lower prescription drug prices, protect our communities from gun violence or even prevent vaping deaths, please give me a call,” Mucarsel-Powell said in the video.
The South Florida Democrat mentioned just two issues Democrats have