Tag Archives: racism

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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Trump Flees White House MLK Ceremony After Reporter Repeatedly Shouts “Are You A Racist? [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Moments after he signed a proclamation for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President Trump got up from the table, shook and few hands and made his way to the exit. Reporters, meanwhile, shouted questions about his “shithole countries” comment yesterday. (This is the first time we’ve seen him publicly since those remarks.) Journalist April Ryan asked if ...

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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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Right Wing Christian Defense Coalition Demands That Trump Apologize For “Unloving” Racist Comment

Via press release: The white evangelical community, which voted 80% for President Trump, must stand with one voice against this unloving, insensitive and hurtful language and call for the President to apologize. Rev. Patrick Mahoney, Director of the Christian Defense Coalition and Pastor of Church on the Hill, goes on to state; “The harsh, unloving and hurtful language the President ...

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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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Don Lemon Boots Trump Campaign Staffer After Heated Discussion On Trump’s “Shithole” Attack [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: CNN’s Don Lemon let rip on President Donald Trump Thursday night, after a report claimed he referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as “shithole countries.” Lemon — who just last month was himself attacked by Trump on Twitter—opened Thursday’s CNN Tonight: “The President of the United States is racist.” Later, during a heated panel discussion on ...

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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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United Nations Condemns Trump’s “Shithole” Comment

The Guardian reports: Remarks by Donald Trump describing immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from “shithole countries” were racist, the United Nations human rights office has said, as it led global condemnation of the US president. On Thursday, Trump questioned why the US would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, instead suggesting the US should bring ...

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Trump Cancels London Visit, Blames Obama

The New York Times reports: President Trump said late Thursday that he had canceled a trip to London because of the cost and “off location” of the new United States Embassy in the city, where he had been expected to face protests. Nearly a year ago, Mr. Trump accepted an invitation to visit from Queen Elizabeth II, which was extended ...

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Trump Ridicules Protections For Immigrants From “Shithole” Countries: Why Are We Having Them Come?

The Washington Post reports: President Trump grew frustrated with lawmakers Thursday in the Oval Office when they floated restoring protections for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as part of a bipartisan immigration deal, according to two people briefed on the meeting. “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump said, according to ...

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Miller’s Assholery Blamed For Immigration Impasse

McClatchy reports: Here’s one thing even Republicans negotiating an immigration deal agree on: Trump aide Stephen Miller is hurting their chances of getting anything done. They blame him for insisting the administration gets approval for an unrealistic number of immigration policies in exchange for protections for young people brought into the country illegally as children. They loathe his intensity when ...

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Joe Arpaio Hits Back At Jeff Flake: He Doesn’t Have The Guts To Face The People To Get Reelected [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Former Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio dismissed criticism from Sen. Jeff Flake Wednesday morning, telling Fox News that “at least I got the guts to face” voters in this year’s midterm elections. “I know he doesn’t like me. But who cares? He’s not running. He’s saying that I’m not going to last more than a month. That ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: Federal Court Again Tosses Racist Districts Map, Orders No US House Elections Until Fixed

Raleigh’s NBC affiliate reports: A panel of three federal judges has ordered the state to redraw its congressional map again, forbidding North Carolina from holding this year’s scheduled U.S. House elections until it does. In doing so the court ruled that state legislators, seeking to address a racial gerrymander the court complained about with a previous map, put too much ...

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World Net Daily: Help! We’re Nearly Broke!

Founder Joseph Farah writes for World Net Daily: For more than 20 years, WND, or WorldNetDaily, has championed the cause of “a free press for a free people,” performing the vital job of fearlessly reporting the truth – something the “mainstream media” pretend to do, but, as is now painfully obvious to almost everyone, does not. It’s always been a ...

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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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GERMANY: Son Of Tennis Legend Boris Becker Files Charges After Racist Tweet From Neo-Nazi Lawmaker

The Associated Press reports: The son of former tennis star Boris Becker has pressed charges against a German nationalist lawmaker who insulted him with a racist slur, his lawyer said Thursday. Lawyer Christian-Oliver Moser told The Associated Press that charges were filed on behalf of Noah Becker following “unbearable and racist remarks” from the Twitter account of nationalist lawmaker Jens ...

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DOJ Pushes For “Citizenship” Question On 2020 Census

ProPublica reports: The Justice Department is pushing for a question on citizenship to be added to the 2020 census, a move that observers say could depress participation by immigrants who fear that the government could use the information against them. That, in turn, could have potentially large ripple effects for everything the once-a-decade census determines — from how congressional seats ...

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Ann Coulter: Deport The DREAMers First Because They’re Obnoxious Activists Who Don’t Say Merry Xmas

“It has to be said that many of the legal and illegal low-wage workers, they’re incredibly hard workers, they’re really nice people, and it occurred to me that I actually like all of the illegal immigrants except the DREAMers. They’re the ones I want deported first because they’re the activists. They’re the obnoxious ones. “They’re the ones who go to ...

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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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