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

Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerVeronica Escobar to give Spanish-language response to Trump State of the Union address The Hill's 12:30 Report: Democrats turn to obstruction charge Liberal super PAC to run digital ads slamming Trump over Medicare comments MORE (D-N.Y.) asked "how low can the president go" in response to the doctored image President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says his advice to impeachment defense team is 'just be honest' Trump expands tariffs on steel and aluminum imports CNN's Axelrod says impeachment didn't come up until 80 minutes into focus group MORE retweeted on Monday of Schumer and House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiCNN's Axelrod says impeachment didn't come up until 80 minutes into focus group On The Money — Presented by Wells Fargo — Social Security emerges as flash point in Biden-Sanders fight | Dems urge Supreme Court to save consumer agency | Trump to sign USMCA next week Veronica Escobar to give Spanish-language response to Trump State of the Union address 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 GrishamParnas says he has turned over tape of Trump calling for diplomat's firing ABC: Recording apparently captures Trump discussing Yovanovitch ouster with Parnas, Fruman Trump's split-screen presidency takes stark form in impeachment 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.