Stacey Abrams calls Trump’s attacks ‘vapid’

Georgia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams defended herself Sunday against President Trump’s assertion that she is not qualified to be governor “by any stretch of the imagination.”

Trump made his remark Thursday when asked about her high-profile endorsement from Oprah Winfrey. Trump said Abrams is not qualified and that Georgia “will be in big, big trouble very quickly” if she’s elected.

Trump has a history of insulting the abilities of people he disagrees with, and has frequently described Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., who like Abrams is an African-American woman, as a “low-IQ person.” In a single tweet in August he attacked the intelligence of NBA star LeBron James and newsman Don Lemon, who are both African-American.

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