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Kirsten Gillibrand – Just Another Politician

Democrat New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand cries sexism over President Trumps tweet about her while failing to address her own troublesome behavior.
Democrat New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand cries sexism over President Trumps tweet about her while failing to address her own troublesome associations.

Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) recently tweeted –
“Women are a force to be reckoned with. We won’t be silenced.”

A day after President Trump called her out in a tweet, Gillibrand made an appearance on the “Today” show, calling the President a “bully” and the tweet a “sexist smear.”

President Trumps’ full tweet –
Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Chuck Schumer and someone who would come to my office “begging” for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for them), is now in the ring fighting against Trump. Very disloyal to Bill & Crooked-USED!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 12, 2017

As usual, it only took a matter of minutes before the media went into their boiler plate, same ole’ same ole’ criticism of the President. Doesn’t matter what he says or how he says it. This is the new normal.

But what if Trump was actually right about Kirsten Gillibrand? While she obviously is a woman, she is also a politician. And depending on what day of the week it is and what agenda the Democratic Senator from New York is pushing, she may be a politician first and foremost or a woman first and foremost… or both… or… sounds like Gillibrand is just another politician.

Is it so hard to believe a New York Senator would go to one of the wealthiest men in New York, the country and maybe the world looking for donations for her campaign as stated in Trumps tweet?

Is it also so hard to believe that Gillibrand, who is now championing the rights of women, took a very different view in the not too distant past? Of course not, at the end of the day Gillibrand is just another politician. Gender doesn’t matter… agenda does.

Gillibrand hung out with big donor friends of the Clintons, including Harvey Weinstein and was a recipient who benefited from the funds donated by Weinstein.

Gillibrand hung out with big donor friends of the Clintons, including Harvey Weinstein and was a recipient who benefited from the funds donated by Weinstein.
Gillibrand hung out with big donor friends of the Clintons, including Harvey Weinstein and was a recipient who benefited from the funds donated by Weinstein.

But now Senator Kirsten Gillibrand claims Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is another example of a “predator” who is protected in a powerful industry. She recently donated $11,800 of Weinstein’s political contributions to an anti-sexual violence organization. Too bad she didn’t have the foresight to look into who she was accepting money from in the first place.

But make no mistake, Gillibrand knows a predator when she sees one, or is standing next to one.

Kirsten Gillibrand did campaign with Bill Clinton. Regardless of your views of the former President, he is a known sexual predator who has a publicly documented history of abusing women.

Kirsten Gillibrand did campaign with Bill Clinton despite knowing the history of sexual misconduct by the former President.
Kirsten Gillibrand did campaign with Bill Clinton despite knowing the history of sexual misconduct by the former President.

Gillibrand called the disgraced former president an incredible leader as she thanked him for his support and for his friendship.

In December 2008, President elect Barack Obama nominated two-term incumbent Senator Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State. Gillibrand was appointed as the interim Senator from New York by then then Governor David Paterson.

Kirsten Gillibrand with Hillary Clinton
Kirsten Gillibrand with Hillary Clinton

Kirsten Gillibrand is also American attorney and politician serving since 2009 as a United States Senator from New York, alongside the Democratic Leader of the United States Senate, Chuck Schumer.

Gillibrand’s husband, Jonathan Gillibrand, is a venture capitalist and British national.

Also, worth noting was Senator Gillibrands quote about the late Ted Kennedy, who as you may recall was involved in the Chappaquiddick incident which U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy’s negligence resulted in the death of his 28-year-old companion, Mary Jo Kopechne, who was trapped inside the vehicle.

According to Kennedy’s very own testimony, he accidentally drove his car off a bridge where he then swam free and left the scene. Kennedy did not report the accident to authorities for ten hours. Meanwhile, the woman, Kopechne died in the vehicle submerged underwater.

It was not until the next day that Kopechne’s body was recovered from the river by a diver. Kennedy pleaded guilty to a charge of leaving the scene of a crash causing personal injury.

Senator Gillibrands quote about Ted Kennedy was –
“While we have lost an American treasure today, Senator Kennedy’s rich legacy, historic legislative record and deep commitment to positive change for all Americans will continue to be felt for generations to come.”

Gillibrand does not look like a true champion of woman. She looks like another politician. And don’t we have enough of those already?

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