• Trump was surprised when no one in the Congressional Black Caucus personally knew his only black Cabinet member, Ben Carson

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    NBC News reported Friday on past racially charged comments President Donald Trump has supposedly made.
    At the president's March meeting with members of the Congressional Black Caucus, Trump asked the officials if they knew just one member of his cabinet - Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson.
    Carson is the only black member of Trump's Cabinet.
    As the firestorm following President Donald Trump's "shithole" remark to lawmakers intensifies, NBC News reported Friday on prior instances of the president making racially charged comments.
    One of those episodes reportedly happened at...
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  • Trump reportedly asked why a 'pretty Korean lady' intelligence officer wasn't negotiating with North Korea for the US

    Trump reportedly asked why a 'pretty Korean lady' intelligence officer wasn't negotiating with North Korea for the US

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump has reportedly made comments about race and ethnicity on several occasions.
    Allegations of racially charged remarks surfaced after it was reported he asked why the US was letting in immigrants from "shithole countries" in Africa and Central America.
    His purported remarks have been roundly condemned by US and foreign officials.
    Amid the backlash to President Donald Trump reportedly referring to countries in Africa and Central America as "shithole countries," NBC News reports that the president made remarks about the race and ethnicity of at least one US official.
    Last...
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  • 2 Republican senators claim to have not heard Trump's 'shithole' countries remark

    2 Republican senators claim to have not heard Trump's 'shithole' countries remark

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Two Republican Senators claim to have not heard President Trump saying that certain African and Latin American nations are "shithole" countries.
    Multiple reports and one Democratic senator have claimed Trump used the word.
    Two Republican senators on Friday claimed to have not heard the comments by President Donald Trump that certain countries are a "shithole" compared to European ones.
    In a joint statement, Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Purdue of Georgia said they did not recall Trump's remarks.
    "President Trump brought everyone to the table this week and listened to both sides...
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  • 'Mr. President, are you a racist?': Trump is asked about 'shithole' remarks at MLK address

    'Mr. President, are you a racist?': Trump is asked about 'shithole' remarks at MLK address

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump delivered a speech to honor the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination on Friday morning, just a day after he allegedly used the term "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries.
    "Mr. President, are you a racist?" reporters called out after the event concluded.
    Lawmakers and political leaders, including from the president's own party, are calling Trump's Thursday remarks racist.
    President Donald Trump delivered a speech to honor the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination on Friday morning, just a day after he...
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