Denver City Democratic Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca is facing push back from after sharing a Friday tweet that seemingly endorsed spreading the new coronavirus at President Trump rallies, Fox News reports.
“These people are sick,” Donald Trump Jr. tweeted.
CdeBaca had retweeted a meme that said: “For the record, if I do get the coronavirus I’m attending every MAGA rally I can.”
CdeBaca commented: “#solidarity Yaaaas!!” with laughing emojis.
— Candi CdeBaca (@CandiCdeBacaD9) February 28, 2020
CdeBaca, based on her tweets, seems to be a supporter of socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders.
The Colorado Republican Party is calling on Democratic Denver City Councilwoman Candi Cdebaca’s immediate resignation. Many of the replies to the Twitter post called for her resignation and said the authorities should be contacted.
“This elected Democrat in Colorado doesn’t seem very nice!” the Trump campaign War Room Twitter account posted in response.
“The depths to which Democrats are sinking to politicize coronavirus is disgusting,” Republican National Committee Rapid Response Director Steve Guest said in a statement to Fox News on Tuesday. “Democrat leaders, both nationally and in Colorado, need to condemn this deranged comment.”
Later, CdeBaca’s office called it a “sarcastic tweet,” in a statement to a Denver ABC affiliate.
Trump, on Monday, was asked whether it was “safe” for him to continue to hold his campaign-style rallies as the country battles the virus.
“You should ask the Democrats,” Trump said. “They’re all having rallies. They’re campaigning.”
He added: “I think it’s very safe.”