What people are saying about Trump’s threat to ‘destroy’ unnamed Texas senator

The release of a recorded clip showing President Donald Trump during a White House meeting saying “We’ll destroy his career,” in reference to an unnamed Texas state senator, stirred up a strong response in our readers. After the story was posted to the American-Statesman’s Facebook page, it was shared nearly 600 times and garnered around 250 comments. Take a look at what people were saying about the incident.

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READ: `You wanna give me his name. We’ll destroy his career.’ On Trump and the authoritarian impulse.

Many thought the comment by Trump was out of line and likened it to childhood bullying:

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Others took issue with the specific topic Trump and the North Texas sheriff were discussing when Trump made the comment. The Texas state senator reportedly wanted to, “introduce legislation that would require law enforcement agencies to get a conviction before seizing an offender’s assets”:

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Tell us what you think about Trump’s comment by commenting on our Facebook post or tweeting us @Statesman.

MORE: Texas senator responds to Trump’s vague ‘destroy’ comment

Author: Staff Writer

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