Politics Clinton blasts 'Trump's ignorant, racist views'

22:06  12 january  2018
22:06  12 january  2018 Source:   thehill.com

Defeat Trump's 's---hole' politics of racism in 2018, 2020

  Defeat Trump's 's---hole' politics of racism in 2018, 2020 Trump dishonors the presidency by his presence in the office. He dishonors the true foundation of American patriotism, which is the great truth that America is a nation of diverse people who come together with common purpose for the good of the country.He demeans the most cherished values that America stands for while he enjoys support from individuals who call themselves Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan, for reasons made clear, yet again, with his comment about "s---hole countries."Donald Trump is America's highest level practitioner of the politics of racism. It is time to say it clearly.

'Instead, we‘re subjected to Trump ’ s ignorant , racist views of anyone who doesn’t look like him.' Clinton also accused Trump of racism and sexism during the 2016 campaign. Vice President Joe Biden also blasted the comments.

Jewish American groups also spoke out against Trump ' s comments on immigrants from places like Africa, saying they were 'beneath the dignity of the office' and 'deeply offensive'.

Hillary Clinton posing for the camera © Provided by The Hill Hillary Clinton blasted President Trump's "ignorant, racist views" on Friday, after media reports surfaced that the president decried immigration from "shithole countries," like Haiti.

In a tweet, Clinton denounced Trump's remarks, which were reportedly made in a private meeting with lawmakers on Thursday, saying that Friday should be a day of remembrance for the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Instead, she said, the country has been subjected to Trump's ire.

The tweet from Clinton, who fought bitterly with Trump in the 2016 presidential race, came after reports surfaced that Trump demanded to know why the U.S. admits immigrants from "shithole countries," like Haiti, El Salvador and African nations.

Trump denied in a pair of tweets on Friday that he made the comment, but referred to Haiti as a "very poor and troubled country."

The 2010 earthquake in Haiti devastated the country. The U.S. granted temporary protected status (TPS) to Haitians after the earthquake. The Trump administration moved in November to end that program.


Warren: Trump is a 'racist bully' .
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) blasted President Trump as a "racist bully" during an annual breakfast honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. in Boston. "We face the challenge of an openly racist president of the United States," Warren said, according to Boston Magazine. "Donald Trump is a racist bully, and we know how to deal with bullies. We don't back down. We don't shut up. We fight back.

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