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US Presidential candidate Donald Trump reported to have called a breastfeeding mother “disgusting”

US Presidential candidate Donald Trump reported to have called a breastfeeding mother “disgusting”

Trump to Breastfeeding Mom: 'You're Disgusting'
When a lawyer needed a break to pump breast milk, Donald Trump called her “disgusting.” 
 
According to a New York Times report on Tuesday, the now Presidential candidate Donald Trump called a lawyer and breastfeeding mother “disgusting” after she requested a break from a deposition in order to pump.
 
According to the paper, Elizabeth Beck was questioning Trump in 2011 about a failed Florida real estate project. The lady along with her husband, represented clients who claimed to lose a lot of money in the deal. The woman had a 3-month-old daughter, requested a medical break which was contested by Trump and his lawyers, who wanted to continue. The Times says- That’s when Elizabeth Beck took out her breast pump to show that her request was urgent — she needed to pump for her infant. “You’re disgusting,” Trump told Beck before leaving the room.
 
The quote is not denied by Trump’s camp.
 
In an interview with CNN yesterday morning, Elizabeth Beck says she had pre-negotiated breaks during the deposition in order for her to pump. “[Trump] got up, his face got red, he shook his finger at me and he screamed, ‘You’re disgusting, you’re disgusting,’ and he ran out of there,” Beck said. She called his behavior “an absolute meltdown.”
 
A lawyer for Trump who was present at the deposition, told the Times that Trump’s statement “was in no way a statement about her decision to breastfeed or pump. It was solely the fact that she was appearing to do it in the middle of a deposition,” and said Beck was using the pump break as an excuse to get extra time to come up with questions for Trump. 
 
Trump addressed the incident on Twitter, claiming that Beck “wanted to breast pump in front of me” at the deposition. He also wrote that “Lawyer Elizabeth Beck did a terrible job against me, she lost (I even got legal fees). I loved beating her, she was easy.”
 
Beck told CNN that she was not interested in pumping in front of anyone, but was simply asking for a break and a private space.
 
 
(Photo: AP Photo/Nati Harnik)