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Trump racially insults Black reporter who asked if he would meet Black Caucus


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President Donald Trump’s antics continue to create an uproar across the nation. During a White House press conference where he lied and belligerently answered questions, he found new ways to express his bigotry.

Moments after claiming that he was the “least racist person,” Trump racially insulted a Black reporter at the press conference. Apryl Ryan of American Urban Radio Networks asked Trump if he would meet with the Congressional Black Caucus. Trump initially responded as if he had never heard of the organization. He then went on to ask Ryan if they were her friends. And he ended the strange exchange by asking Ryan to set up a meeting.

The remarks by Trump were wrong on many levels. Trump assumed that Ryan would be friends with the CBC just because she is Black. Furthermore, it’s not in her job description to set up meetings for him. Ryan does not serve as his secretary.

But Trump continues to illustrate a deep lack of knowledge when it comes to handling basic domestic affairs. The CBC has been in existence since 1969 and is comprised of a group of Black legislators. President Nixon was the only U.S. President to refuse to meet with the group since it was established.

Trump claims that he never got an invitation for a meeting, but the CBC invited him to meet one day before he became U.S. President.

Following the press conference, Trump was blasted for his exchange with Ryan.

1 Comment

  1. SrAgri on March 7, 2017 at 3:03 pm

    I don’t know if that exchange was so much of a racist insult as just extremely bizarre. Did he faze out and not remember where he was or to whom he was talking?