Rep. Cawthorn Calls Zelensky a ‘Thug,’ Ukrainian Government ‘Incredibly Evil’

Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) said that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is a “thug” and denigrated the Ukrainian government. Karl Rove, a Republican strategist, first mentioned Cawthorn made the remarks while speaking to a crowd in Asheville recently before WRAL-TV published footage of the first-term lawmaker speaking. “Remember that Zelensky is a thug,” Cawthorn was seen saying. “Remember that the Ukrainian government is incredibly corrupt and it is incredibly evil and … Continue reading Rep. Cawthorn Calls Zelensky a ‘Thug,’ Ukrainian Government ‘Incredibly Evil’