Stephanopoulos Exploits Death of US Soldier to Take a Shot at Trump

ABC Clinton lackey George Stephanopoulos stepped up the liberal media’s condemnation of President Trump during Sunday’s This Week by heinously exploiting the heroic death of a U.S. soldier to take a snide shot at the President for his recent immigration comments.

As he was wrapping up the show, Stephanopoulos drew attention to the death of Private Emmanuel Mensah. Private Mensah was an immigrant from Ghana who sacrificed himself to save several others from a fire that was consuming the apartment building he was staying at with family while he was on leave.

 

 

Finally this week, in that now infamous oval office meeting with President Trump, Senator Lindsey Graham countered Trump's slur with a simple truth: America is an idea, not a race. A truth exemplified by Martin Luther King,” Stephanopoulos sneered. “And quiet heroes like a young soldier home on leave two weeks ago.

After detailing Mensah’s heroic actions that day, Stephanopoulos noted that “he was drawn by the idea of America, driven to protect it. And he died saving the lives of his fellow Americans.” And he used that memory to take his underhanded shot. “Private Emmanuel Mensah: African immigrant, American hero. We honor his memory this week. May the commander-in-chief he served remember his story,” he declared.

As Stephanopoulos stared into the camera with utter contempt for the President, the image faded to a shot of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, DC as birds chirped in the background.

 

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This Week
January 14, 2018
9:57:34 AM Eastern

GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Finally this week, in that now infamous oval office meeting with President Trump, Senator Lindsey Graham countered Trump's slur with a simple truth: America is an idea, not a race. A truth exemplified by Martin Luther King, who we honor this weekend. And quiet heroes like a young soldier home on leave two weeks ago. When a fire broke out in the New York apartment building where he was staying among a family with four young children. He got that family to safety. Then rushed back to the flames three more times. Saving four more lives. When he went to bring a fifth person out, said his uncle, the fire caught up with him. That soldier's name is Emmanuel Mensah. He came to the United States five years ago from the west African nation of Ghana. He was drawn by the idea of America, driven to protect it. And he died saving the lives of his fellow Americans. This week, the Army honored with a Soldiers Medal, its highest award for valor outside of combat. Private Emmanuel Mensah: African immigrant, American hero. We honor his memory this week. May the commander-in-chief he served remember his story.


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