While Americans mark Thanksgiving, Republicans panned over Harris attack

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The attack on Kamala Harris for buying expensive French cookware reverted to the Republican Party on Thanksgiving, prompting social media users to compare the vice president’s culinary outlay with the cost to taxpayers of Donald Trump’s four years in power.

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On a trip to Paris earlier this month, Harriso Allegedly Spent over $500 on cookware at E Dehillerin, A shop near the Louvre Museum, She told reporters that she was shopping with Thanksgiving cooking in mind, when she said that her husband, Doug Emhoff, was her “trainee” in the kitchen, which erupted.

Still, Republican and right-wing media outlets took hold of the purchase, attempting to use it to show that the vice president, a former California attorney general and US senator, was out of touch with ordinary Americans.

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The Republican Party’s Twitter account on Friday, @gop, said: “While Americans are struggling to pay more than ever for the holidays, Kamala Harris is buying a pot of $375.”

Thanks to the medium involved, the responses were concise and to the point.

Don Moynihan, a Professor of public policy in Georgetown, wrote: “Just to put this into perspective: Harris spent his own money for the cookware, which Trump was charging taxpayers per room for Secret Service agents.”

Moynihan is associated with Washington Post report From February 2020, which said the Secret Service paid $650 per night for rooms at Trump’s properties while Trump was president.

Many of those properties were golf courses. Journalist David Levitta wrote: “While Americans Stood in Food Pantries and Died of Covid, Trump Spent $141m of Taxpayers’ Money Playing Golf.”

Trump Famous criticized Barack Obama for playing too much golf, said He himself would be too busy to play much, then spend a lot of time on the fairway. Cost Estimates to Taxpayers To be separated, a dedicated website, trumpgolfcount.com, put it at $149m.

Other users who responded to the GOP’s attack on Harris referred to Trump’s $130,000 payment to adult film actor and director Stormy Daniels while he ran for president, to keep him quiet about an affair.

Republicans also criticized Joe Biden for spending the Thanksgiving holiday on Nantucket, an island in Massachusetts, at a home owned by David Rubenstein.

Private equity billionaire Carter is a White House alumnus and a philanthropist who has spent millions on preserving historic documents and buildings. Nonetheless, Biden’s decision to stay in his $30 million home draw fire From left as well as from right.

David Sirota, former advisor to Bernie Sanders and a Granthshala contributor, said: “Let it eat cake for a president already hanging on a billionaire’s Nantucket pad – but that’s some real Gilded Age crap when the billionaire’s private equity firm has all kinds of interests before the government.”

In Washington ahead of the holiday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki defended Biden’s choice of destination, saying: “You are the president no matter where you are.”

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Back on Twitter, in the ongoing battle over the Vice President’s pots and pans, reporter Victoria Brownworth wrote: “While Americans were struggling to pay more than ever for vacations, in December 2017 Republicans themselves voted for the largest tax cut in history and took 23 million Americans out of healthcare.”

As it happens, the 2017 tax cut was just the biggest. incorporated Tax Cuts in History and the Only Republicans demanded Efforts by Senator John McCain of Arizona to remove 23 million Americans from healthcare.

But Brownworth was not.

“Plus,” she wrote, “Kamala Harris can buy whatever she wants—it’s her money that she earns.”

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