Schiff to Trump: 'We know you have no decency, but have you no shame?'

Schiff to Trump: 'We know you have no decency, but have you no shame?'
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California Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffAre Democrats turning Trump-like? Schiff offers bill to make domestic terrorism a federal crime New intel chief inherits host of challenges MORE (D) slammed President TrumpDonald John TrumpO'Rourke: Trump driving global, U.S. economy into recession Manchin: Trump has 'golden opportunity' on gun reforms Objections to Trump's new immigration rule wildly exaggerated MORE on Thursday after Trump appeared to put some of the blame for several explosive devices mailed to top Democrats and CNN on the mainstream media.

In a tweet, Schiff challenged Trump's assertion earlier in the day that "a very big part of the anger" felt in today's society was a result of "purposely false and inaccurate reporting of the Mainstream Media."


"You say there are good people on both sides of a neo-Nazi rally. Suggest that immigrants are all murders [sic], rapists and gang members," Schiff tweeted Thursday.

"Praise a politician who assaulted a reporter," he continued. "And it’s CNN’s fault someone sent them a bomb? We know you have no decency, but have you no shame?"

CNN President Jeff Zucker on Wednesday tore into Trump and the White House for "a total and complete lack of understanding at the White House about the seriousness of their continued attacks on the media."

CNN's New York headquarters was evacuated on Wednesday due to a suspicious package addressed to former CIA Director John BrennanJohn Owen BrennanWebb: Questions for Robert Mueller A brief timeline of Trump's clashes with intelligence director Dan Coats Trump critic Brennan praises his Iran decision: I 'applaud' him MORE, who works as a contributor at rival network MSNBC.

"The President, and especially the White House Press Secretary, should understand their words matter," Zucker said in a statement. "Thus far, they have shown no comprehension of that."

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders condemned the attacks Wednesday, which targeted top Democrats including former Presidents Obama and Clinton.

“We condemn the attempted violent attacks recently made against President Obama, President Clinton, Secretary Clinton, and other public figures,” Sanders said.