Lara Trump, wife of the President's son Eric Trump, also happens to be a paid member of the Trump campaign (which in any other Presidential campaign would be very concerning).
She recently appeared on Fox News and had made the startling claim that Syrian refugees were the "downfall of Germany, it was one of the worst things that ever happened to Germany."
Anderson Cooper couldn't help but put a spotlight on that claim during his humorous segment, The Rediculist.
Lara Trump's tone-deaf Germany comment lands on Anderson Cooper's Ridiculist youtu.be
Many people couldn't believe Lara Trump claimed that Germany had fallen:
@CNN https://t.co/b8tfwQGVA3— ADLPG (@ADLPG)1556250998.0
Many Germans sent tweets assuring the world they were ok!
Anderson Cooper is right! We are still here and we are doing fine! Come and visit! Don't believe these Nazis who ar… https://t.co/JSwXBwEJ7y— Andrea Heitschoetter (@Andrea Heitschoetter)1556290781.0
@CNN From what I've heard from Germans is the refugees actually helped the economy, so...yeah.— Malissa Black (@Malissa Black)1556262503.0
@AC360 I´m feeling very very comfortable in my "downfall" today! 🥰Greetings from Bonn!— bucket list (@bucket list)1556269788.0
Germany seems just fine.
@CNN A lot of ppl from Spain go to work to Germany bc there is always work there. It's one of the EU countries w the strongest economy.— Natalia (@Natalia)1556252409.0
Twitter users loved that Anderson had pointed out the Trump family's blatant nepotism and ignorance.
AND, Lara Trump gets $180K a year for being Sr. Political Advisor to Trump. Trump's family pulls a million a year f… https://t.co/C0jW40BGPs— Margie D (@Margie D)1556295010.0
Even better...Anderson gave many people a good laugh!
@CNN I laughed out loud at this segment! Love Anderson!— Suzanne (@Suzanne)1556253340.0
@HuffPost ‘But Cooper wasn’t too surprised by Trump’s comments, given that she has a “make-believe newscast on YouT… https://t.co/UxylOxxRxF— Lali Bella Aeyna 🔥 (@Lali Bella Aeyna 🔥)1556283961.0
@CNN I love you Anderson Cooper for pointing out this hypocrisy.— Malissa Black (@Malissa Black)1556262381.0
@CNN https://t.co/WXvo5WAS4u— Bear Opinion (@Bear Opinion)1556253779.0
Some people actually thought Anderson gave Lara TOO MUCH credit during the segment.
What do you mean @LaraLeaTrump is an animal rights activist @andersoncooper? I get the point you were making about… https://t.co/IBcCgqCg4n— polly (@polly)1556240825.0
@AC360 @edwinmundt She loves animals Anderson?! Her husband kills animals for SPORT!— Brad Hanaback (@Brad Hanaback)1556250802.0
Who cares about what @LaraLeaTrump thinks and says ?The worst thing that happened to Germany was not refugees - y… https://t.co/gNwPFei2aK— Wendy Riche (@Wendy Riche)1556254863.0
If Lara Trump was hoping to give everyone a hearty chuckle, she did a pretty good job!
@AC360 I mean I could go on and on about how funny this ridiculist is but I can’t stop laughing long enough to elab… https://t.co/CECuM1v7GG— Tamara Talbot (@Tamara Talbot)1556275776.0
@TamaraTalbot @AC360 The last line “I’ve been there on vacation, it’s doing fine” had me laughing so loud last nigh… https://t.co/hdcTnpYoJ5— ekaterinarazborova (@ekaterinarazborova)1556292921.0
Thanks for making some light of Lara Trump's dark lies, Anderson!