“I believe that is an outrageous claim and honestly I believe if the critics of the president were who he stated he was why did NBC provide him a program for a years on TELEVISION,” Sanders stated.
During remarks to press reporters recently, @PressSec stated NBC ' s relationship with Trump &the truth he contributed to Dems is proof he isn ' t racist.
” Why did NBC offer him a program for a years on TELEVISION? Why did Chuck Schumer and all of his coworkers ask and come Donald Trump for loan?”” pic.twitter.com/ELsbA5YspK
— Aaron Rupar(@atrupar) January 16, 2018
Sanders spoke briefly with press reporters on Tuesday as Trump has actually come under increased criticism following reports of him calling African counties” shithole “countries throughout a conference about migration reform recently.
A U.N. representative for human rights condemned Trump’s language, calling them”disgraceful and stunning.”
“ There is no other word you can utilize however ‘ racist,'”Rupert Coleville stated .”You can not dismiss whole nations and continents as ‘ s *** holes, ’ whose whole populations who are not white, are for that reason not invite. ”
The president has rejected utilizing the term. As shout continued to grow surrounding his remarks– consisting of some Republicans who have danced around whether”shithole”was the specific term he utilized– Trump stated he was the” least racist individual , “a press reporter had actually ever talked to.
Trump starred in the NBC program The Apprentice for 15 seasons. Some reports claim he was fired from the program following his remarks about Mexican immigrants when he released his governmental project. Trump has actually stated he wasn’t fired however rather” cut ties with them .”
After Sanders remark, Twitter was abuzz about the expected library of tapes Apprentice manufacturer Mark Burnett has that supposedly reveal Trump utilizing racial slurs.
— Julia&(@jshbooks) January 16, 2018
-- The Most Stable Genius(@Redneck_Dem ) January 16, 2018
Besides the current"shithole"remarks, Trump has actually had a history of utilizing racially-tinged language . A Washington Post research study, in the wake of Charlottesville, discovered that Trump called Black individuals racist on Twitter 3 times as much as he did white individuals.