Eric Trump says his father is victim of ‘cancel culture,’ Internet says 'it's called accountability'

Trump's second son blasted 'cancel culture' as the reason behind the slew of businesses that have chosen to cut ties with the family's operations since Democrats blamed the president for inciting last week's Capitol riots


                            Eric Trump says his father is victim of ‘cancel culture,’ Internet says 'it's called accountability'
Donald Trump (L), Eric Trump (Getty Images)

Eric Trump has come to the defense of his father, President Donald J. Trump, sparking outrage among his critics on social media. Speaking to The Associated Press in an interview published Tuesday, Trump's second son blasted "cancel culture" as the reason behind the slew of businesses that have chosen to cut ties with the family's operations since Democrats blamed the president for inciting last week's Capitol riots.

As reported by the Huffington Post, the Deutsche Bank has cut ties with the Trump Organization, of which Eric Trump is executive vice president. Meanwhile, the PGA decided against holding the 2022 championship tournament at the Trump's golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. According to the Washington Post, real estate giant Cushman & Wakefield has also severed its relationship with the Trump Organization. 

“We live in the age of cancel culture, but this isn’t something that started this week. It is something that they have been doing to us and others for years,” Eric Trump told the news agency, as House Democrats prepare to vote to impeach his father for supposedly "inciting insurrection" on Wednesday.

“If you disagree with them, if they don’t like you, they try and cancel you,” Eric Trump asserted. 

Eric Trump does an interview during a campaign rally for his father U.S. President Donald Trump at the BOK Center, June 20, 2020, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Getty Images)

“You have a man who would get followed to the ends of the Earth by a hundred million Americans,” Eric said of his father elsewhere in the interview. “He created the greatest political movement in American history and his opportunities are endless.”

At a rally in Washington during the riot, Eric Trump urged his father's supporters to “show some fight” and “march on the Capitol.” “Have some backbone. Show some fight. Learn from Donald Trump,” he said. 

However, his comments in the interview did not sit well with critics on social media, many of whom took issue with his "cancel culture" claim. "No, Eric, it’s called the free market. Private companies can choose where they want to do business. Smart businessmen would know better than support an insurrection to overturn a free and fair election," one wrote.

"I am afraid he has hardly begun to see cancel culture. I remember learning to hate Benedict Arnold when I was in third grade. And he had been dead for 250 years by then. The name Trump will be a curse," another added.

"@maybe someone needs to tell @EricTrump that insurgents trying to overthrow our democracy & organized by his family is the reason his family business will die. Don’t worry Eric, you will get room & board on us at one of our many prisons," a third tweeted.

"Businesses don't like to work with losers and insurrectionist treason weasel. Trumpworld is stocked with nothing but insurrectionists and coconspirators in federal felonies. This ends with everyone getting indicted and prosecuted," a fourth chimed in.

"The family businesses were losing $$$ way before this - they were funneling taxpayer $$$ the grift is over...it’s not cancel culture it’s accountability- why give a platform," a fifth added.

"Hey @EricTrump Maybe it's not a wise thing to incite a coup to overturn the US Govt... It's not a favorable thing to most Americans. Maybe US companies do not want to do business with terrorists!!!" another wrote.



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

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