This is the speech Meryl Streep gave at the Golden Globes.
- Streep explained: “This instinct to humiliate, when it’s modeled by someone in the public platform, by someone powerful, it filters down into everybody’s life, because it kind of gives permission for other people to do the same thing,” she said in her remarks. “Disrespect invites disrespect, violence incites violence. And when the powerful use their position to bully others we all lose.”
Trump responded with personal attacks on Meryl Streep, and by denying that he ever mocked a reporter.
- Trump did mock a reporter, and here are the remarks he now denies.
Trump felt a need to respond. Of course he did so in a Tweet which was a way to deny the incident without challenge. Trump tweeted: