Trump: When You Can’t Say ‘Hard Worker, This Country’s In Big Trouble’ [VIDEO]

Steve Guest Media Reporter
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pushed back on an MSNBC host who said last week that using the term “hard worker” is somehow insensitive. (RELATED: MSNBC Host: When Republicans Say The Phrase ‘Hard Worker’ They’re Being Racist [VIDEO])

Trump, appearing at a press conference Wednesday on his way to file for the New Hampshire primary election, commented that his crowd was full of “hard workers” and that he is a “hard worker.”

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry warned guest Alfonso Aguilar last week against using the phrase “hard worker,” because she implied it is somehow offensive to African-Americans and women. Trump asked the crowd if they were “all hard workers,” and the crowed enthusiastically responded “Yes!”

“I came here to file because I feel you have to come here to file,” explained Trump. “And you have this many people show up on a morning and most of these people are working. I know that. These are, as they say, these are hard workers.”

“You’re not allowed to use that expression,” Trump lamented. “These are hard workers. OK, I mean when we get to a point where you can’t use the term ‘hard worker,’ this country’s in big trouble, folks. I want to tell you, I’m a hard worker, I’ll tell you. I work hard.”

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