Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Sunday repeated his comparison of the Trump administration to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich.
O’Rourke appeared on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” where host Al Sharpton asked him about President Donald Trump reversing his decision to have the G-7 summit at his Florida Doral resort and how he would deal with an “empty five-day cease fire commitment from Turkey.
The former Texas congressman responded by accusing Trump of being inspired by Joseph Goebbels, one of Hitler’s most loyal associates, and the propaganda of the Third Reich, saying Trump seems to “employ this tactic that the bigger the lie the more obscene the injustice, the more dizzying the pace of this bizarre behavior, the less likely we are to do something about it.”
O’Rourke went on to say he is glad House Democrats are moving forward with impeachment.
Sharpton followed up to ask O’Rourke whether he heard him correctly that he compared Trump to the Third Reich.
“That’s right. There is so much that is resonant of the Third Reich in this administration. …