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Joe Biden calls Donald Trump ‘America’s first racist president’

US Presidential candidate, Joe Biden has labeled US President Donald Trump as the country’s “first” racist president, saying the way he deals with people based on the the colour of their skin is “absolutely sickening”.

Biden’s comments about Trump came during a virtual town hall organised by the Service Employees International Union.

During the event, a questioner complained of racism linked to the Coronavirus outbreak saying Trump refered to the virus as the “China virus”, to which Biden blasted Trump saying he helped in the ”spread of racism”.

“The way he deals with people based on the colour of their skin, their national origin, where they’re from, is absolutely sickening,” the former vice president said. “No sitting president has ever done this. Never, never, never. No Republican president has done this. No Democratic president. We’ve had racists, and they’ve existed. They’ve tried to get elected president. He’s the first one that has.”

Biden’s comments aren’t true as some ex-presidents like George Washington owned slaves while President Woodrow Wilson, the US’ 28th president, supported segregation and imposed it on several federal agencies.

Trump has responded to Biden’s comments, reminding Americans of his administration’s efforts at passing criminal justice reform legislation and expanding opportunity zones, as well as the low unemployment numbers for minority groups early this year.

“I’ve done more for Black Americans than anybody with the possible of exception of Abraham Lincoln,” the president said.

“Nobody has even been close.”

Katrina Pierson, a senior adviser for Trump’s re-election campaign, also responded saying “no one should take lectures on racial justice from Joe Biden.”

It is not the first time Biden has suggested Trump’s actions were racist.

When Trump said last year that four Democratic congresswomen of colour should “go back” to their countries, Biden called it a “flat, racist attack.”

14 Replies to “Joe Biden calls Donald Trump ‘America’s first racist president’

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    Joe Biden Calls Donald Trump ‘America’s First Racist President’
    Posted on July 23, 2020 AuthorAfroVybez 11 views

    US Presidential candidate, Joe Biden has labeled US President Donald Trump as the country’s “first” racist president, saying the way he deals with people based on the the colour of their skin is “absolutely sickening”.

    Biden’s comments about Trump came during a virtual town hall organised by the Service Employees International Union.

    During the event, a questioner complained of racism linked to the Coronavirus outbreak saying Trump refered to the virus as the “China virus”, to which Biden blasted Trump saying he helped in the ”spread of racism”.

    “The way he deals with people based on the colour of their skin, their national origin, where they’re from, is absolutely sickening,” the former vice president said. “No sitting president has ever done this. Never, never, never. No Republican president has done this. No Democratic president. We’ve had racists, and they’ve existed. They’ve tried to get elected president. He’s the first one that has.”

    Biden’s comments aren’t true as some ex-presidents like George Washington owned slaves while President Woodrow Wilson, the US’ 28th president, supported segregation and imposed it on several federal agencies.

    Trump has responded to Biden’s comments, reminding Americans of his administration’s efforts at passing criminal justice reform legislation and expanding opportunity zones, as well as the low unemployment numbers for minority groups early this year.

  2. Nobody have Eva done
    Well….. They is always a first time
    I think if is the right thing to do he should just do it.

  3. Why should Joe Bieden say such a thing? He has no right what so ever to say such a thing.

  4. Biden’s comments about Trump came during a virtual town hall organised by the Service Employees International Union.

    During the event, a questioner complained of racism linked to the Coronavirus outbreak saying Trump refered to the virus as the “China virus”, to which Biden blasted Trump saying he helped in the ”spread of racism”.

  5. The way he deals with people based on the colour of their skin, their national origin, where they’re from, is absolutely sickening,” the former vice president said. “No sitting president has ever done this. Never, never, never. No Republican president has done this. No Democratic president. We’ve had racists, and they’ve existed. They’ve tried to get elected president. He’s the first one that has.”

    Biden’s comments aren’t true as some ex-presidents like George Washington owned slaves while President Woodrow Wilson, the US’ 28th president, supported segregation and imposed it on several federal agencies.

    Trump has responded to Biden’s comments, reminding Americans of his administration’s efforts at passing criminal justice reform legislation and expanding opportunity zones, as well as the low unemployment numbers for minority groups early this year.

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