Racism

Eric Trump: My Father Sees One Color, Green [VIDEO]

“My father sees one color, green — that is all he cares about. He cares about the economy. He does not see race — he’s the least racist person I have ever met in my entire life. It is total nonsense. At same time they are saying that, they will never report African-American unemployment is the lowest it’s ever been, ...

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MLK’s Son Has Hope For Donald Trump: George Wallace Was A Staunch Racist And We Transformed His Heart

The Associated Press reports: Martin Luther King III spoke in Washington on Monday, the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. King says: “When a president insists that our nation needs more citizens from white states like Norway, I don’t even think we need to spend any time even talking about what it says and what it is.” He says: “We got ...

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MSNBC Host Schools Joe Arpaio That By Accepting Trump’s Pardon He Has Confessed To A Crime [VIDEO]

Law & Crime reports: When Joe Arpaio accepted a pardon from President Donald Trump after his conviction for violating a court order, he apparently didn’t realize that he was admitting wrongdoing. Enter MSNBC’s Ari Melber, who broke the news to the man who recently announced his candidacy for United States Senate. What ensued was quite the awkward exchange, where Arpaio ...

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Catholic Cardinal Calls Out Trump’s Racism

Trump is getting it from all sides today: Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Monday marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day, saying the slain civil rights leader would remind people today that “no country is a ‘hole’.” Dolan has in the past been critical of President Trump. His tweet comes after President Trump reportedly referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African nations ...

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Trump Observes MLK Day With 95th Round Of Golf

Of course he is: Last week ended with President Donald Trump’s thoughts on race being opened to the world. And a day after he said that Haitians, El Salvadorians and those from African nations came from “s**tholes” — while at the same time proclaiming his preference for Norwegians — Trump made a proclamation in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. ...

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Trump Hotels Flooded With “Shithole” Reviews

Splinter News reports: The Trump brand is taking another hit as people on Yelp strike back over the president’s description of African nations, Haiti, and El Salvador as “shithole countries” this week. Trump hotels across the country are being targeted by Yelp users leaving one–star reviews and describing the facilities as shitholes. The effort caused the luxury Trump International Hotel ...

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INFINITY SURE JAN: Trump Says He’s Not A Racist

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump, on the defensive in the wake of recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations that have revived questions about whether the leader of the world’s melting pot is a racist, declared Sunday that he is not one. “No, No. I am not a racist,” Trump told reporters who asked for his response ...

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Sen. Rand Paul: Stop Calling Trump A Racist [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: It would appear that Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) would really appreciate it if people would stop painting the president as racist for calling Haiti, El Salvador and African nations “shithole countries” and asking why America can’t just bring in more immigrants from Norway. “You can’t have immigration compromise if everybody’s out there calling the president a racist,” Paul ...

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Maxine Waters To Boycott Trump’s State Of The Union Address: He Does Not Deserve My Attention [VIDEO]

How many Dems will join her? Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) said Friday she will not attend President Trump’s first State of the Union address following his vulgar remarks aimed at Haiti, El Salvador and African nations. “Why would I take my time to go and sit and listen to a liar?” Waters said on MSNBC’s “All In with Chris Hayes.” ...

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Sen. Tom Cotton Contracts “Shithole” Amnesia

Vox reports: Two Republican senators who attended yesterday’s meeting in which President Trump reportedly disparaged immigrants from “shithole countries” seem to have come down with a case of amnesia. In a joint statement this afternoon, Sens. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue (R-GA) wrote that they “do not recall the President saying those comments specifically” — but conspicuously didn’t outright ...

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Paul Ryan Flaccidly Objects To Trump’s Racism

Talking Points Memo reports: Nearly a day after reports surfaced that President Donald Trump referred to African countries as “shithole countries” in a White House meeting with lawmakers, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) called the remarks “unfortunate” and “unhelpful.” “So, first thing that came to my mind, was, very unfortunate, unhelpful,” Ryan said when asked about Trump’s reported comments on ...

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US Ambassador To Panama Resigns Over Trump’s Racist Comments, First In US Diplomatic Corp To Do So

The Independent reports: The US ambassador to Panama has resigned from his post on principle, writing in a resignation letter to the State Department that he can no longer serve the Trump administration, according to Reuters. The US State Department confirmed the departure of John D Feeley, saying he decided to “retire for personal reasons, as of 9 March this ...

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Sen. Dick Durbin: I Was There, Trump Said “Shithole”

The Hill reports: Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) fired back at President Trump for denying that he called Haiti and African countries “shithole countries,” saying Trump’s denials are “not true.” “In the course of his comments, [Trump] said things that were hate-filled, vile and racist,” Durbin told reporters on Friday. “I cannot believe in this history of the White House, in ...

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Fox & Friends Panel Criticized Trump’s Racist “Shithole” Comment Minutes Before Trump Tweeted Denial

Mediaite reports: On Friday morning, Fox & Friends — the president’s favorite morning news show — actually, incredibly, criticized Trump for the reported remark. “The president made a mistake making those comments,” Kilmeade said. “No question.” “Sure,” Rachel Campos-Duffy said in agreement. “He said things about Haiti and El Salvador, and we should have more people from Norway,” Kilmeade said. ...

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SURE JAN: Trump Denies “Shithole” Comment

The New York Post reports: President Trump on Friday denied using the words “shithole countries” to describe Haiti and African nations during a meeting with lawmakers in the White House. Trump used the slur during an immigration meeting with lawmakers Thursday, according to a report by the Washington Post. “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come ...

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Joe Arapaio Returns To Racist Birther Claims [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Controversial former Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Wednesday called former President Barack Obama’s birth certificate a “phony document” in an interview on CNN. “No doubt about it, we have the evidence, I’m not going to go into all the details, yeah, it’s a phony document,” Arpaio said on “Cuomo Primetime.” Arpaio announced Tuesday that he is running for the ...

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ARIZONA: Joe Arpaio Announces US Senate Bid

The Washington Examiner reports: Republican Joe Arpaio, a close ally of President Trump and former sheriff known for his provocative approach to combatting illegal immigration, is running for Senate in Arizona. The 85-year-old Arpaio could shake up the late August Republican primary in a critical open-seat race to replace retiring Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. Trump pardoned Arpaio last summer, sparing ...

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REPORT: Trump Claims “All Haitians Have AIDS”

The New York Times reports: According to six officials who attended or were briefed about the meeting, Mr. Trump then began reading aloud from the document, which his domestic policy adviser, Stephen Miller, had given him just before the meeting. The document listed how many immigrants had received visas to enter the United States in 2017. More than 2,500 were ...

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Todd Starnes Demands Arrest Of Memphis City Council After Slick Action To Remove Confederate Statues

USA Today reports: The city of Memphis sold two public parks containing Confederate monuments to a nonprofit Wednesday in a massive, months-in-the-planning operation to take the statues down overnight. The City Council unanimously approved the sale of Health Science Park, home of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, and its easement on Fourth Bluff Park, home of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, ...

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KANSAS: Three Men Charged In Mosque Bombing Plot File Court Motion Demanding Pro-Trump Jurors

The Kansas City Star reports: Three men accused of plotting to bomb a western Kansas mosque say their rights are being violated by the exclusion of jurors from more politically conservative areas. Attorneys for the three men say in documents filed in federal court in Wichita that the jury selection procedure is discriminatory and “excludes rural and conservative jurors.” When ...

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