Trump: Obama Didn’t Attend Scalia’s Funeral Because He’s A Muslim


Conservatives have slammed Obama for not attending Justice Antonin Scalia’s funeral, even though the President and the First Lady visited the court to honor Scalia as well as visiting the late Justice’s family family.

Naturally, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump felt the need to weigh in, too. But the GOP front-runner used that moment on Twitter to attack Obama’s faith.

Trump, the King of Birthers, who has questioned our country’s first black president over his eligibility to hold the highest office in the land, tweeted this. Trump, who thinks leaders should not question other people’s faith.

Vox reports:

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest reiterated the president’s decision to forgo the funeral Thursday, noting Biden’s personal relationship with Scalia and his wife.

Vice President Joe Biden is planning to attend the funeral in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Saturday.

Joe Biden is Catholic as was Justice Scalia.

“There’s so much rancor in politics and partisanship that we allow ourselves to get drawn into different corners to the extent that some people actually want to use the funeral of a Supreme Court justice as some sort of political cudgel,” Earnest said.

“The president doesn’t think that is appropriate, and, in fact, what the president thinks is appropriate is respectfully paying tribute to high-profile patriotic American citizens, even when you don’t agree on all the issues. And that’s what he’s going to do.”

And that’s what Trump did not do.

The Obamas approached Scalia’s casket today and bowed their heads.

The President and Mrs. Obama then walked over to view a portrait which sat against an easel between wreaths of flowers, showing Scalia resting, The Hill reports.

The Obamas then spent about 15 minutes privately offering condolences to members of Scalia’s family.

The president reportedly then shook hands with Chief Justice John Roberts as he entered the court.

What a monster! Did Trump show up? Apparently, Scalia’s family didn’t want the bombastic hotel magnate there.

President Barack Obama hasn’t just talked the talk of being a Christian. He walks the walk.

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