Does the president speak for himself or all Americans? | The Tylt
Does the president speak for himself or all Americans?
In an interview with Chris Wallace, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was questioned about America's commitment to its values of inclusion and tolerance in the midst of President Trump's failure to unequivocally condemn bigotry in Charlottesville. Tillerson was careful to differentiate between "the American people's values" and President Trump's values, claiming Trump "speaks for himself."
Watch the full interview below.
Critics of President Trump echoed Secretary Tillerson's remarks, reiterating the president does not speak for America due to his failed leadership.
As stated this morning by SS Rex Tillerson, Trump does not speak for America, he speaks only for himself. Trump has abdicated leadership.