Harry and Meghan never explicitly mentioned Trump when they said people should “reject hate speech, misinformation and online negativity” – but a GOP member of Congress says the meaning is clear.
A Republican member of Congress wrote a letter of protest to the British ambassador to the United States, alleging that when the Duke and Duchess of Sussex called on American voters to reject “hate speech, misinformation and online negativity,” they were actually campaigning against President Donald Trump.
“These measures represent a serious violation of the British Royal Family’s policy of political neutrality and an inappropriate intervention by our closest allies,” said the Rep. Of the 7th Congressional District of Missouri. Jason Smith writes Letter Friday.
Smith urged Dame Karen Pierce, the UK’s ambassador to Washington DC, to urge the British government to “no longer try to interfere” in the United States or to snatch away the title, style and privileges they currently hold. “
“Every four years we are told the same thing that this is the most important election of our lives, but it is,” said Meghan, who is also an American citizen and a British member like her son Archie. Royal family.
“As we approach this November, it’s important to reject hate speech, misinformation and online negativity,” Harry added.
Harry and Meghan Returned from the royal family Earlier this year, a Deal with the Queen Where they will no longer accept payments from UK taxpayers or use their title of “Royal Heights” in exchange for lower tariffs and more privacy. They now live in California.
The pair never explicitly mentioned Trump in their voting video. A spokesman for the Duke and Duchess Said while releasing the video They simply called for “decency and respect” and did not support any candidate.
The remarks were made by multiple people on Friday, recalling that Smith appeared to have added “hate speech, misinformation and online negativity” to his party leader.
Others recalled that in addition to misspelling Smith’s Merkel’s name, lawmakers avoided saying she was an American citizen and eligible to vote.
King Krishnamurti, a Democrat representing the 7th District of Illinois, also weighed in.
Nevertheless, the veterans have reported this Times Magazine The comments made by the pair in the UK last month violated that Separation from senior royals. They suggested that the Queen and others should keep themselves further away from comments.
When President Trump was asked about the remarks at a White House press conference and was falsely told that the pair clearly supported Joe Biden, he said he was not a “fan” of Meghan.
“I wish Harry a lot of luck – because he needed it,” Trump said.
He was also an actor before he became royal Lawsuit, Meghan spoke out against Trump and called him a “divider”.
The Los Angeles-born actor dubbed him “misogynistic … and vocal about it, “And said he was considering staying in Canada, where he was filming Lawsuit, If he had won
Last year, the Sun asked Trump about his old remarks before his state visit to the UK.
“I didn’t know that,” Trump said. “What can I say? I didn’t know he was nasty. (He later declined to comment.)
President Trump must have interfered in the British election. He called on the British before the UK elections in December Reject Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn.
“Corbin will be so bad for your country. He will be very bad, he will take you in such a bad way. He will take you to such a bad place, ”Trump said in October 2019.
In 2016, when he was running for president and British voters were thinking of Brexit, Trump said they would “Better” than the European Union
Representatives of the Duke and Duchess did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Smith and the British Embassy in Washington, DC.