Reports that President Donald Trump had reportedly referred to Haiti and African nations as “sh*thole countries” earlier this week have renewed arguments that he’s racist. But while it was “sh*thole countries” that got everyone — and I do mean everyo…
Reports that President Donald Trump had reportedly referred to Haiti and African nations as “sh*thole countries” earlier this week have renewed arguments that he’s racist. But while it was “sh*thole countries” that got everyone — and I do mean everyone — talking, this isn’t the first questionable remark on race that Trump has reportedly made. According to an NBC News report, last year, Trump expressed surprise that not all welfare beneficiaries are black.
According to NBC News, Trump appeared astonished to learn that not everyone on welfare is black during a March 2017 meeting with members of the Congressional Black Caucus. “Really? Than what are they?” Trump reportedly asked after one member noted welfare reform would harm her constituents, “not all of whom are black.” The president was also reportedly surprised to learn that no one in the Congressional Black Caucus personally knew Ben Carson, Trump’s Housing and Urban Development secretary.
Yet even these are not the extent of the questionable remarks Trump is reported to have made about race and ethnicity while in office or on the campaign trail.
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