CBC Chair: Trump Comments ‘Further Proof’ His Agenda Is ‘Make America White Again’

Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond said Thursday that President Trump’s reported comments about African nations and Haiti being “shithole countries” is “further proof” that Trump’s “Make America Great Again agenda is really a Make America White Again agenda.”

Congressional Black Caucus Members James Clyburn and Cedric Richmond Video screenshot/Twitter/alexnbcnews

Congressional Black Caucus Members James Clyburn (D-SC) and Cedric Richmond (D-LA)
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According to a Washington Post report published Thursday, Trump referred to Haitians and Africans as “people from shithole countries.” (RELATED: CNN Contributor Caught Flat Footed On Haiti Question, Has No Answer)

White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah released a statement after the story was published saying in part, “(c)ertain Washington politicians choose to fight for foreign countries, but President Trump will always fight for the American people.” (RELATED: Dem Congressman: ‘We Are Traumatized As A Nation’ By President Trump [VIDEO)

He added, “Like other nations that have merit-based immigration, President Trump is fighting for permanent solutions that make our country stronger by welcoming those who can contribute to our society, grow our economy and assimilate into our great nation.”

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