Don Jr. took a break from posting batsh*t crazy videos on Facebook to fly down to Texas to speak at his dad’s rally over the weekend, where he launched a bizarre attack against Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg.
On Saturday, Jr. spoke at his dad’s rally in Conroe, Texas, during which he took a moment to rail against Buttigieg for taking paternity leave after the birth of his twins, Penelope Rose and Joseph August, last year.
Related: Don Jr. is doing some very sloppy damage control after posting that batsh*t crazy video to Facebook
“If you’re a male kindergarten teacher and you take paternity leave, I think that’s wonderful I couldn’t care less,” Jr. said. “If you’re the secretary of transportation, you get your ass to work!”
“It’s not that hard of a concept. When millions, tens of millions, hundreds of millions of people depend on you, you show up.”
Donald Trump Jr. tells the Trump TX rally that only "male kindergarten teachers" should be able to take paternity leave. pic.twitter.com/WUQYzxxHHu
— Kelsie Taggart (@kelsientaggart) January 30, 2022
Buttigieg took about four weeks off last August after adopting the twins with his husband.
At the time, he was blasted by “family values” conservatives who felt a dad taking time off to be with his newborns was unacceptable. Fox News’ resident homophobe Tucker Carlson mocked Buttigieg for “trying to figure out how to breastfeed.”
Related: Pete Buttigieg: “I’m not going to apologize to Tucker Carlson”
This isn’t the first time Don Jr. has gone after Buttigieg.
During the 2020 Democratic primaries, he was widely ridiculed when he tweeted a statement from Mayor Pete’s campaign website that he clearly hadn’t read, misrepresented what it said entirely, then attacked Buttigieg for not knowing more about major historical events, like “the collapse of the Berlin War”.
I remember when the Berlin War collapsed too. That was just after the Bowling Green Massacre recorded by Frederick Douglass.
— Jeremiah (Lunchbox Zero-Six) (@DigitalJeremiah) April 16, 2019
Jr. also went after Buttigieg for his stance on HIV transmission laws, accusing him for wanted to make it “legal to knowingly give someone HIV” in 2019.
“THIS IS INSANITY!!! Where does it ever stop with the left and their crazy agenda? In what world is this anything less than sick and deranged?” he tweeted. “Pete Buttigieg thinks it should be legal to knowingly give someone HIV.”
THIS IS INSANITY!!! Where does it ever stop with the left and their crazy agenda? In what world is this anything less than sick and deranged?
Pete Buttigieg thinks it should be legal to knowingly give someone HIV https://t.co/H5N8UHXiQf
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) October 12, 2019
Prior to Saturday’s speech in Texas, Don Jr. took his 12-year-old son to a gun factory, where he purchased the child an AR-15 rifle.
Here’s how people on Twitter are responding to the whole thing…
Good morning to all the fathers out there who don’t take parenting advice from Donald or Donald Jr.
— Karen Bennett (@607_382) January 30, 2022
Meanwhile in the land of endless idiots: At Texas rally, Donald Trump Jr. says 'male kindergarten teachers' can take paternity leave but slams Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg for doing the same! ?
— Pete Love (@1dream65) January 30, 2022
@DonaldJTrumpJr sobered up for a rally. Then attacked @PeteButtigieg for taking family leave while his kids look like #WW2 refugees. He must not see #trump world crashing around him. https://t.co/lN2GljvyYY pic.twitter.com/JfVAvLpRlm
— Harry Grimes (@harrygr68605786) January 30, 2022
Look who’s talking about showing up for work LMAO!
— Medias_#MeidasMighty🇺🇸🌊🌈 (@gemluvr257) January 30, 2022
Don Jr thanked God because his 12 yr old son was able to construct an AR15.. for himself… in a weapon’s factory in Texas…“thanks God”… unreal.. a 12 yr old owning a weapon.. of war.. or any weapon.. Isn’t this illegal and should be investigated??
— THE THINKER (@Starr4510) January 30, 2022
It’s easy to go to work when you hate your kids and you just bumped a rail of cocaine.
— Dag (@3fecta) January 30, 2022
He would. His addiction seems to have gotten to his brain I guess! Or..he doesn’t give a shit about his own kids…or he just isn’t a sane human being..the drugs got the better of him I guess! He considers fatherhood second to working https://t.co/wn3wq532Kj
— Roxygirl10 (@roxygirl1009) January 30, 2022
Junior needs to quit the drugs and alcohol addiction and take a paternity leave.
— Jeni Slavant (@SlavantJeni) January 30, 2022
Graham Gremore is the Features Editor and a Staff Writer at Queerty. Follow him on Twitter @grahamgremore.
Do republicans even care what junior says?
A significant percentage do.
They are stupider than you think.
when did republicans get so dumb???
Wait, the GQP/KKK hate gay ppl?! This is news? I always thought that a requirement to be part of the GQP nowadays would be to not only hate gay ppl, but assault women by grabbing them by their kitty kat and killing black ppl.
Well, obviously DT Jr. is threatened by Pete.
No matter what you think of Pete ideologically. He has served in our military. He is educated. He has been in public service. He does not have “rich” orange daddy. And has accomplished much more than Junior ever will.
What is DTJr”s own military record?
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radiooutmike hit the nail on the head!
“What is DTJr”s own military record?”
Neither of Trump’s adult male children served in the military. According to Mary Trump, Don Sr. and Melania told Don Jr. that if he enlisted they would disown and disinherit him. Don’t know if that is true, but it certainly sounds likely.
Poor Don, unloved as a child and unloved as a child. He has children that don’t miss him and he’s let a itch attach herself to him for her own engrandizement.
Pete has a loving husband and two children he adores.
Umm can’t figure out what he’s jealous about!!
I am certain Pete Buttigieg is a better father than Donald and Donald Jr. who looks high on drugs in his photo.
If I were to lie down to Tweet, my flesh would slide off my skull too.
I think Don Jr. is jealous that Pete has a bigger d*ck than he does.
He has a bigger dick than all three Trump males combined.
and he can get it up too unlike Ivankas pale mouse of a laughable husband
You mean the closeted Israeli Kapo fag Jared?
Doesn’t that idiot know it is the law for leave after the birth of a baby up to six weeks off? It is not a stretch to change maternity leave to paternity leave! If Jr would concentrate on his own household he might not be so quick to judge but then he is JR. Personally, I would have loved to take time off when my children were born but the law was not around then. As those innocent babies had medical problems I think it was great he was able to be with his husband thru all of that instead of one partner having to do it all.
Very very unhappy looking children in that picture .the only one smiling is Don Jr. Those poor children.
Don Jr. probably has Gylfoyle sick of doing all the work in bed with a strap on, and has a fantasy of Butti-giga plowing him.
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He wants a piece of that.
It’s just a crush. Jr. needs to find himself a nice leather daddy to make him know who and what he is.
Don, Jr.’s obsession with Buttigieg is easy to understand. 1. He’s jealous of a man who’s clearly his better as a parent. How can he not feel guilty when you look at what a hash he’s made of his family life? 2. Any gay male in public life is an easy target. Mayor Pete can deal, and it makes Donny, Jr. crazy. 3. He knows that Mayor Pete is a very real threat to his own political future. Better to try to take him down a notch now. 4. He also knows his base is dumb enough to fall for his stupid attacks. 5. He’s always hit down, just like his asshat father. 6. He has a small pee pee.
DTJ probably doesn’t care about parenting. he probably takes after his father when it comes to kids.
facing Sec. Pete would likely be a huge challenge, junior lacks any real intelligence as well. also taking after his father.
What does Donnie Jr know about work anyway, he’s never done any a day in his life. Daddy lets him build sand castles and tells him he’s going places.
The entire Trump family are loudmouths, talking loud & saying nothing & ‘m including Lara.
If Pete and his husband had continued to work full-time while relying on personal servants to do all the diaper-changing, Republicans would’ve criticized them for being “elitists.” No matter how they decide to raise their children, they’re going to face hate and bigotry.
All conservatives and religionists expect all males and females to act according to their traditional gender roles. It peeves them that we exist at all because men having sex with men isn’t what men are supposed to do. So a man raising a child is also outside the gender norms.
It’s why they are so twisted up about our trans community. They live in a binary world of either male or female, and the women are supposed to have long hair and wear dresses and raise the kids, while the men go hunting. If you don’t do that, they hate you.
Still I am in amazement that anyone…..NO MATTER HOW STUPID, IGNORANT, CLUELESS and ILLITERATE would listen to one word that tiny little boy would say?
When?……. WHEN??……… WHEN!????…. is Merrick Garland going to pull his head out of his F UCK ING A.S.S. and arrest and throw all these Pieces of $ H!T in prison???? I am totally disgusted with the DOJ. Actions speak louder than words and all it has done is sit on their @$$es and do NOTHING.
JR is QAF for Mr. P.
Just when you thought that the most disgusting “family” in America could more
Btw, these are tell tale actions of a closet case.
Absolutely any photograph taken of Junior over the past year or so is one which shows that if he is not a cocaine addict, he sure does look like one.
Well what do you expect from a Coke addict?