“Go back to the country you came from” – Lisa Anne Mattison to husband after a sexual assault on his wife
Lisa Anne Matteson, 58, was arrested on Friday afternoon in Pinellas County
Allegedly she was Matteson was intoxicated and out of control when she twice groped the woman in front of the couple’s six-year-old daughter’
She allegedly grabbed the woman’s buttocks, saying: ‘It’s curved and nice. I would do you’ she is alleged to have said when she grabbed the woman’s behind
When confronted by her alleged victim’s husband an intoxicated Matteson is said to have used language elevated by the president last week: ‘You should go back to the country you came from’
Her alleged comments come just days after Trump berated the four women, asking them to told four congresswomen to go back to the countries they ‘originally came from’ and fix them
Matteson denied groping to police, but admitted the slur directed at the victim’s husband
Matteson was intoxicated when she made the remarks incident on the Spone-O-Ramas cruise boat on the Anclote River in Florida, witnesses say
Lisa Anne Matteson was indicted for assault
Matteson, 58, was arrested Friday following the incident on the Sponearama cruise boat
Her alleged comments come just days after President Donald Trump told freshmen Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley to go back to the countries they ‘originally came from’ and fix issues there before telling U.S. government how it should run.
During a rally in Greenville, North Carolina on Wednesday, Trump called out congresswoman Omar by name while speaking to the crowd.
After a rally in Greenville, North Carolina, Trump told reporters that the Somali-American congresswoman is ‘lucky to be where she is,’ potentially in reference to her status as a U.S. citizen or her ability to rise to become a member of Congress as an immigrant.
He also defended the crowd at the rally for chanting, ‘Send her back!’
He issued another attack on the women on Sunday morning, claiming they don’t love the U.S.
Matteson is said to have denied groping the woman, telling officers she ‘didn’t remember anything and doesn’t know why she was arrested’.
But she did admit to telling the man to ‘go back to the country you came from’, according to a police report.
The race or ethnicity of the couple, who are not named, has not been released by police.
Matteson has been charged with misdemeanor simple battery and was released on Saturday morning after posting a $500 bond.