Former GOP Governor Stands by Tweet Comparing Trump to Hitler

Former Gov. Christie Whitman admitted the comparison was “inflammatory” but hoped people would notice the severity.

Former New Jersey Gov. Christie Whitman still stands by her now-deleted tweet in which she compared President Trump to Adolf Hitler, according to Haaretz

A violent parody video depicting Trump shooting and stabbing his opponents and members of the media was allegedly played during a conference at Trump’s Miami golf resort. Whitman then tweeted that Hitler “has nothing on” Trump.

While the Republican said the comparison was “inflammatory”, she hoped that the public would realize the severity of the situation.

Whitman, who served as administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said she is “really frightened for the country.”

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