Schumer on Trump tweet: 'How low can the president go?'

Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerDemocrats press Trump, GOP for funding for mail-in ballots Schumer doubles down in call for Trump to name coronavirus supply czar Trump lashes out at Schumer over call for supply czar MORE (D-N.Y.) asked "how low can the president go" in response to the doctored image President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump fires intelligence community inspector general who flagged Ukraine whistleblower complaint Trump organization has laid off over 1000 employees due to pandemic: report Trump invokes Defense Production Act to prevent export of surgical masks, gloves MORE retweeted on Monday of Schumer and House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump says he opposes mail-in voting for November On The Money: Economy sheds 701K jobs in March | Why unemployment checks could take weeks | Confusion surrounds 9B in small-business loans The bipartisan neutering of the Congressional Budget Office MORE (D-Calif.) wearing Muslim garments in front of an Iranian flag.

"The foreign policy that he has created ... can be summarized in three words: Erratic, impulsive and egotistical,” Schumer added in a Tuesday interview on The View

The image retweeted by Trump was posted by Twitter user @D0wn_Under, who tweeted it with the caption "The corrupted Dems trying their best to come to the Ayatollah's rescue." 

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Jasmine El-Gamal, former President Obama’s adviser for the Middle East, tweeted that Trump’s behavior is "deeply damaging" to Muslims in the United States, as it suggests being Muslim is incompatible with being loyal to America. 

"The picture highlights a deeply disturbing truth, which is that this President thinks that a good way to insult someone is by painting them as Muslim or as sympathetic to a Muslim country," she tweeted.

When asked on Fox News why the president would retweet such an image, White House press secretary Stephanie GrishamStephanie GrishamOAN says it will attend briefing as White House guest after violating social distancing rules UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus White House press secretary to return to work after negative virus test MORE said Trump did so to accuse Democrats of siding with terrorists.

“I think the president is making clear that the Democrats are, have been parroting Iranian talking points and almost taking the side of terrorists and those who were out to kill the Americans," Grisham said.