The Impact of the President’s Language

Rep. Barbara Lee, one of the delegation lead by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, looks on Ghana’s Parliament in Accra, Ghana, Wednesday, July 31, 2019. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is in Ghana as the head of a Congressional delegation to address Ghana’s lawmakers on Wednesday. While in Ghana, Pelosi and other members of the U.S. Congress plan discussions on “regional security, sustainable and inclusive development and the challenges of tomorrow including the climate crisis.” (AP Photo/Christian Thompson) hake with Ghanas Menbers of Paliament as she exit the chamber. Ghana,Accra. 31 jul;y 2019 AP IMAGES/CHRISTIAN THOMPSON

President Trump incited the ire of African Americans and many others when he used the word “lynching” to describe the impeachment inquiry. Member of Congress Barbara Lee (D-TX) comments on the impact of the president using such language.

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