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Trump’s Revolting Oval Office Racism Revealed

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The Washington Post is out with a deep dive into Trump’s terrible relationship with his Secretary of Homeland Security, Kirstjen Nielsen. It’s emblematic of a bad manager who thinks dressing-down and degrading people in public will make them perform better and do what he wants.

But the exposé also paints a portrait of a president who is exactly the man the left has said he is: a heartless racist who hates immigrants.

“President Trump began berating Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in the Oval Office earlier this spring, according to administration officials, griping about her performance and blaming her for a surge in illegal border crossings,” The Post’s story begins. “The president has chastised her on several occasions this spring, including a much-publicized meeting earlier this month when he attacked her in front of the entire Cabinet.”

That’s how Trump treats his direct reports, his Cabinet Secretaries and staffers.

And here’s how he treats the people he doesn’t see: immigrants.

“The night before Trump delivered his first speech to Congress in February 2017, he huddled with Jared Kushner and [Stephen] Miller in the Oval Office to talk immigration. The president reluctantly agreed with suggestions he strike a gentler tone on immigration in the speech,” the report continues.

Here’s where it gets really ugly – and racist.

“Trump reminded them the crowds loved his rhetoric on immigrants along the campaign trail. Acting as if he was at a rally, he then read aloud a few made up Hispanic names and described potential crimes they could have committed, like rape or murder. Then, he said, the crowds would roar when the criminals were thrown out of the country — as they did when he highlighted crimes by illegal immigrants at his rallies, according to a person present for the exchange and another briefed on it later. Miller and Kushner laughed.”

The White House’s push back? They “disputed that Trump used Hispanic names.”

Remember, this is the President who just last week had journalists of all stripes bending over backwards to “correct” their reports when Trump called undocumented immigrants “animals.” After White House and conservative push-back, major publications agreed to claim the president was only speaking of MS-13 gang members.

He wasn’t.

“We have people coming into the country – or trying to come in, we’re stopping a lot of them,” Trump told attendees at that immigration roundtable discussion last week. “But we’re taking people out of the country – you wouldn’t believe how bad these people are.”

“These aren’t people. These are animals,” Trump said.

Also remember, this is the president who repeatedly has called immigrants “vicious snakes.”

Remember, this is the president who killed DACA.

Remember, this is the president who joined two anti-immigrant Senate Republicans to announce his support for their bill which would require all new immigrants to speak English.

Remember, this is the president who promised to ban new immigrants from welfare. (It’s been law since 1996.)

Remember, this is the president who complained that Haitian immigrants “all have AIDS,” and Nigerian immigrants “wouldn’t go back to their huts.”

Remember, this is the president who called African nations “shithole countries.” And then his White House called that just the president “fighting for the American people.”

When Trump last week called undocumented immigrants “animals,” Sarah Huckabee Sanders doubled-down by telling reporters she thought his comment didn’t “go far enough.”

Here’s President trump earlier this year:

Sure Mr. President. Sure.

 

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Missouri Fans Blasted as ‘Classless Trash’ After NFL Chiefs Crowd Started Booing During Moment of Silence for Racial Equality

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Fans of the Kansas City Chiefs were harshly criticized on Thursday after fans started booing as the team locked arms with the Houston Texans for racial equality as the National Football League season kicked off on Thursday.

Here’s some of what people were saying about the booing:

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Jared Kushner: NBA Players Striking Over Police Shooting Are ‘Fortunate’ to Be ‘Able to Take a Night Off’

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Jared Kushner disparaged the NBA players from at least six teams who decided to strike Wednesday night in protest of Kenosha, Wisconsin police shooting an unarmed Black man, Jacob Blake, in the back seven times at point-blank range while three of his children looked on.

Kushner said because the players are wealthy they can afford to “take a night off from work,” as if the historic unplanned strike was merely a way to not have to work. He then accused them of having “put a lot of slogans out,” but not doing anything productive – unlike President Donald Trump, he said.

“Look, I think that the NBA players are very fortunate that they have the financial position where they’re able to take a night off from work without having to have the consequences to themselves financially,” Kushner told CNBC Thursday morning.

“So they have that luxury, which is great. Look, with the NBA I think there’s a lot of activism and I think that they’ve put a lot of slogans out.”

“But I think that what we need to do is turn that from slogans and signals to actual action that’s going to solve the problem,” he said.

According to Kushner, the problem isn’t systemic racism in police departments across the country.

“If you look at President Trump’s record,” Kushner said, “he’s passed historic criminal justice reform.”

Criminal justice reform did not stop police from shooting Jacob Blake in the back seven times and paralyzing him.

Kushner went on to talk about “opportunity zones,” “school choice,” “violence in these cities,” and HBCUs.

He then said: “you’ll hear President Trump talk about that tonight and on the campaign which is that a lot of people in Washington have failed these inner cities for a long time.”

Watch a portion of Kushner’s interview:

 

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911 Called After Black Teens Attacked by Knife-Wielding Homeless Man – Cops Show Up and Draw Guns on the Kids

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The L.A. County Sheriffs’ Dept. is once again under fire after witnesses say three Black teens were attacked by a homeless man wielding a knife. 911 was called and the police showed up – drawing at least one assault rifle and several guns on at least one of the teenagers.

This video show witnesses screaming at police, who appear entirely uninterested in hearing their accounts, and telling them to step back.

“It’s the other guy!” one bystander can be heard repeatedly yelling at the police.

“Put your guns down,” another person urges. “They’re kids.”

Off camera, one person repeatedly tells the teens to “put your hands up,” clearly afraid the child will be shot. “They don’t care cause they Black.”

“They didn’t do nothing at all,” they add.

“It was not them,” another bystander says.

“They’re just kids,” says another.

“Tammi Collins, the mother of one of the teens, says her son and a couple of friends were sitting at a bus stop when a homeless man asked if they had any crack and then tried to steal their stuff,” TMZ reports. “She says the man became super aggro, ripped his shirt off and pulled a knife on them, and attempted to stab them. She says the kids fended the man off with their skateboards.”

At least four police vehicles can be seen in the video.

No arrests were made, but in the video one teen can be seen on his knees, his hands up, appearing to be handcuffed. The homeless person was not found.

“The L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. tells TMZ, the 911 call came in as an assault with a deadly weapon,” TMZ reports. “specifically, 2 adult males hitting another man with a skateboard. The kids were detained and after deputies spoke with them and witnesses, they were released and no arrests were made. The Dept. doesn’t know what happened to the homeless man.”

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