Dem lawmaker: Trump ‘an idiot’ for using Egypt mosque attack to push border wall

Dem lawmaker: Trump ‘an idiot’ for using Egypt mosque attack to push border wall
© Greg Nash

Rep. Filemón Vela (D-Texas) on Sunday called President Trump “an idiot” for suggesting that the mosque attack in Egypt on Friday proved the need for a wall along the U.S. southern border.

“What an idiot… Does [President Trump] foolishly think a border wall would have prevented 9/11, Charleston, San Bernardino, Orlando, Las Vegas, and Sutherland Springs?” Vela tweeted in response to a Washington Post article about Trump’s comments.

In his tweet, the Democratic congressman referenced a number of mass murders that have occurred in the U.S. over the years, most of them committed by American citizens.

On Friday,…

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