2. The Tea Party member serves as Donald Trump’s spokeswoman, frequently appearing on cable news to defend the controversial candidate.
4. Recently, this racist tweet of Pierson’s from the 2012 election started getting some attention online again.
5. It prompted some killer responses…
6. People told her to think about her own family’s heritage.
7. One Twitter user noted this “pure breed” talk was oddly reminiscent of a certain Harry Potter antagonist.
8. The similarity was not lost on Harry Potter author/Queen of Twitter J.K. Rowling, who fired off this incredible tweet on Sunday.
9. You might remember that this isn’t the first time Rowling has made her thoughts known on Trump.
- Donald Trump was sworn in today as the 45th president of the United States of America. 🇺🇸
- Over 90 people have been arrested as anti-Trump protesters and police clash in Washington, DC, during the inauguration.
- As one of his first acts as president, Donald Trump announced the end of certain Obama administration climate and pollution rules.
- US officials didn't know drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán was being extradited from Mexico to the United States until the day it happened.