WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says if President Donald Trump wants to belittle her Baltimore hometown as rat-infested, then he should consult son-in-law Jared Kushner, whom she calls a “slumlord.”
Kushner’s family real estate firm owns thousands of apartments and townhomes in the Baltimore area.READ MORE: Howard County Public Schools Teacher Helps Feed Students, Families Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Some have been criticized for the kind of disrepair and neglect that Trump has accused local leaders of failing to address.
Pelosi says Baltimore is a great source of pride, as is Rep. Elijah Cummings, whose district includes parts of the city.READ MORE: Ravens Home Now On Front Line of COVID-19 Battle; M&T Bank Stadium Opens As Latest Maryland Mass Vaccination Site
Trump has disparaged the majority-black district represented by the Democrat, who’s leading multiple investigations of the president’s governmental dealings.
Pelosi’s father and brother were Baltimore mayors.
Her advice to Trump: Talk to White House adviser Kushner, “who’s a slumlord there, if he wants to talk about rodents.”MORE NEWS: University Of Maryland College Park Students Are Supposed To Be Sequestering Due To COVID-19. A Student Says They Aren't
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