Asked moments later what the conversation was about she said:
He was a little disturbed about my book.
Brewer recently published a book, “Scorpions for Breakfast,” something of a memoir where she defends her signing of Arizona’s controversial law cracking down on illegal immigrants, which Obama opposes.
In the book, she talks about how the President “lectured” her about immigration when they met in 2010. She says, “I felt a little bit like I was being lectured to, and I was a little kid in a classroom, if you will, and he was this wise professor and I was this little kid, and this little kid knows what the problem is and I felt minimized to say the least.”
When asked to comment about the picture of her pointing in the President’s face she said:
I will say that a picture is what it is. I must say, I was not hostile. I was trying to be very, very gracious. I respect the office of the president, and I would never be disrespectful in that manner.
- The family of Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas jail cell in July three days after she was detained during a traffic stop, filed a wrongful death lawsuit in federal court.
- Migrant deaths in the Mediterranean have exceeded 2,000, making 2015 the deadliest year for people trying to reach Europe, according to the International Organization for Migration.
- Fox News has announced the 10 Republican candidates who will participate in the first debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential race on Thursday.