Tag: Lynne Patton

Republican Lawmaker Gets Called Out for Using Black Woman as ‘Prop’

During Wednesday’s House Oversight Committee hearing, President Trump’s former attorney, Michael Cohen, called him a racist. Republican members of the committee defended Trump, including Rep. Mark Meadows, who brought with him HUD official Lynne Patton, who is Black. “You made some very demeaning comments about the president that Ms. Patton…

Archived: Trump Official Calls April Ryan 'Miss Piggy'

Lynne Patton, former aide to Eric Trump turned United States Housing and Urban Development (HUD) official, has followed the lead of President Donald Trump in using Twitter to bash people especially journalists. Patton instigated a Twitter feud with veteran journalist April Ryan, calling her “Miss Piggy.” The head of HUD’s…