Trump: Media ‘hardly even covered’ GOP firebombing
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSchiff blasts Trump for making 'false claims' about Russia intel: 'You've betrayed America. Again.' Poll: Sanders leads 2020 Democratic field with 28 percent, followed by Warren and Biden More than 6 in 10 expect Trump to be reelected: poll MORE says the media ignored the recent firebombing of a county GOP headquarters in North Carolina.

“They’ve hardly even covered it,” he said on “The Mike Gallagher Show” Tuesday. "It’s really a very sad thing. If that were done to a Democratic place of the same nature, it would be worldwide news. It would be the biggest thing.”


Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, said Democrats would blame him and his campaign if the tables were turned.

“Oh, it would be the biggest, and they’d make Trump out to be the worst, horrible, horrible human being,” he said.

“But a story like that would be the biggest story in the world. They’d be calling for my resignation. They’d say I did it, that I lit the firebomb — racism and all of this other nonsense that they use.”

Police began investigating the attack on the Orange County GOP headquarters in Hillsborough, N.C., last Sunday.

“The office itself is a total loss,” Dallas Woodhouse, head of the state Republican Party, said. "The only thing that important to us is that nobody was killed, and they very well could have been.”

Trump late Sunday blamed the attack on forces aligned with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSchiff blasts Trump for making 'false claims' about Russia intel: 'You've betrayed America. Again.' The problem with Trump's Middle East peace plan Trump's Intel moves spark Democratic fury MORE.

“Animals representing Hillary Clinton and Dems in North Carolina just firebombed our office in Orange County because we are winning,” he tweeted.

Clinton called the apparent firebombing “horrific and unacceptable” in her own tweet the same evening.

GOP vice presidential nominee Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceSunday shows preview: 2020 candidates look to South Carolina The Democratic nominee won't be democratically chosen The Hill's Campaign Report: What to watch for in Nevada MORE, meanwhile, on Tuesday condemned the attack “as an act of political terrorism.”

“My wife and I were in North Carolina today and I wanted to call attention to this cowardly attack on our supporters in North Carolina and to no less an extent an attack on the American political system,” he said outside of the county GOP office.