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All other candidates placed their hand over their hearts.
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— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) July 31, 2019
Former press secretary to George W. Bush, Ari Fleischer, slammed Ryan for “appealing to the Kaepernick wing of the Democratic Party.”
Rep herunterladen. Tim Ryan didn’t put his hand over his heart during the national anthem. I guess he’s appealing to the Kaepernick wing of the Democratic Party.
— Ari Fleischer (@AriFleischer) July 31, 2019
‘The View’ co-host Meghan McCain chimed in demanding, “Put your hand over your heart for the star-spangled banner Tim Ryan!!”
Trump 2020 senior campaign adviser Mercedes Schlapp suggested Ryan’s actions make him unfit to run for the White House powerpoint to computer.
— Mercedes Schlapp (@mercedesschlapp) July 31, 2019
Ryan Saavedra of the Daily Wire wrote, “All these candidates have contempt for America, Tim Ryan is just choosing to be honest about it.”
When confronted over the controversy, Ryan appeared to dismiss critics by saying he had no comment other than he “love(s) this country as much as everybody else.”
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“No, not really,” Rep. Tim Ryan says when asked if he has anything to say about causing a stir for being the only candidate for not putting his hand on his heart during the national anthem at #DemDebate Download children's games for pc for free.
— This Week (@ThisWeekABC) July 31, 2019
“The national anthem plays at football games, I put my hand on my heart for the Pledge of Allegiance,” Ryan further explained avi player for free german. “I don’t know, the choir was singing and it was great.”
Ryan’s Other Controversy
During a dramatic battle with Nancy Pelosi over the House speakership, Ryan used an ethnic slur during an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Matthews, in which he compared those who supported him to fine wine and those who supported the Speaker as “dago red wine.”
“Tim Ryan. I think he said one good thing. No,” Maher complained.
We’re guessing this unnecessary controversy won’t help the cause.
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