The Home GOP marketing campaign arm launched a one-minute ad this week that includes Home Republican ladies lawmakers attacking CNN’s Don Lemon for feedback he made final month by which he argued that former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley “isn’t in her prime.”
The advert by the Nationwide Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), which was first reported by Fox News and launched on Thursday, consists of Reps. Kat Cammack (R-Fla.), Claudia Tenney (R-N.Y.), Ashley Hinson (R-Iowa), Erin Houchin (R-Ind.), Debbie Lesko (R-Ariz.) and Stephanie Bice (R-Okla.).
“I’m not about to let Don Lemon or anybody inform me, I’m not in my prime,” Bice says at first of the advert earlier than Cammack subsequent says, “I’m in my prime as a result of I don’t want Google to inform me.”
“There’s nothing liberals concern greater than sturdy conservative ladies,” Hinson says in one other a part of the advert.
The advert comes weeks after Lemon stated throughout CNN’s morning program that Haley, who’s a GOP presidential candidate, was not “in her prime.”
“This complete speak about age makes me uncomfortable. I believe it’s the fallacious highway to go down. She says individuals, , politicians or one thing usually are not of their prime,” Lemon said in February. “Nikki Haley isn’t in her prime, sorry. A lady is taken into account to be of their prime in 20s and 30s and possibly 40s.”
Lemon instructed at one level that an individual might “look it up” on Google when a lady is in her prime. He later addressed his comments on Twitter, calling them “inartful” and saying “I remorse it.”
However the CNN host’s feedback sparked rapid criticism, together with from Haley, calling his remarks “sexist.”
“Liberals can’t stand the thought of getting competency checks for older politicians to verify they will do the job. BTW it’s all the time the liberals who’re essentially the most sexist,” she tweeted with a video of Lemon’s comments on CNN.