Trump shares sexist tweets calling Hillary Clinton a 'skank' and insulting prominent Democrats

Alex Woodward
Officials dismissed Trump's moves as fabricated attacks that will only turn off voters who are more interested in the actual existential threat posed by the coronavirus: Getty

Donald Trump shared a string of sexist tweets from a failed congressional candidate calling Hillary Clinton a "skank", suggesting that Nancy Pelosi's mouth be taped shut and mocking the physical appearance of former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams.

The president shared eight posts from John K Stahl — who also has called Ms Abrams "Shamu" and the House Speaker "Super Skank" — amid a streak of messages attacking absentee ballots and promoting a discredited conspiracy theory about MSNBC host Joe Scarborough, while the nation's death toll from coronavirus pandemic approaches 100,000.

Mr Trump also has spent a part of the Memorial Day weekend golfing at his Trump National Golf Club in Virginia.

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