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Ex-GOP Governor Warns Hitler ‘Has Nothing’ On Trump: ‘Trump Is Going Much Faster’ Than Hitler

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Ex-GOP Governor Warns Hitler ‘Has Nothing’ On Trump: ‘Trump Is Going Much Faster’ Than Hitler




Former New Jersey Gov. Christie Whitman (R) is standing by her since-deleted tweet comparing President Trump to Adolf Hitler.

Whitman tweeted on Tuesday that Hitler “has nothing” on Trump, according to The Associated Press.

In an interview with NBC 4 New York, Whitman said she stands by the message, but felt the comparison was “inflammatory.”



“Hitler took a long time to get where he was and he had to do a lot of other things. Trump is going much faster. We are going down a dark hole and I really worry for the country,” Whitman said.

Whitman said she hoped the shock value of the tweet would make people think about why she made the reference.

“Hitler … wanted was unadulterated adulation. I think our president wants unadulterated adulation and he doesn’t stand for anyone who was going to question that,” she said.

Whitman’s original tweet was in response to a New York Times report about a shocking video depicting Trump stabbing, shooting journalists and political opponents inside a church that was played at a conservative conference held at his Miami golf resort.

Whitman included a link to the Times story in her deleted post.




“This video, played @ the president’s resort, is the stuff of dictators. The US is a land of discourse with those who disagree, not violent destruction of opponents in a church,” Whitman wrote in the later tweet.





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