Red Hen Owner Sides with Server Who Spit on Eric Trump

The proprietor of the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, penned an op-ed within the Washington Post Friday defending a Chicago server who spit on Eric Trump.

Stephanie Wilkinson, who co-owns the restaurant recognized for kicking out former press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, wrote within the op-ed whereas “nobody within the restaurant business condones the bodily assault of a patron,” Trump administration officers may be focused for assault and battery in public locations.

Wilkinson added:

Restaurants at the moment are a part of the soundstage for our ongoing nationwide spectacle. Whether the bar or restaurant serves merely because the backdrop, as within the instances final yr of Kirstjen Nielsen, Stephen Miller, and Mitch McConnell, or takes an lively function within the drama, as was the case with Cracker Barrel, Aviary or my very own restaurant final June.

Eric Trump had been sipping cocktails at a Chicago cocktail lounge often called the Aviary on Tuesday when an worker of the bar spit on him.

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