Social Justice Leader: Trump Didn’t Condemn Hate Hard Enough, Must Fire ‘Notorious Anti-Semite’ Bannon [VIDEO]

Ian Mason Contributor
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Steven Goldstein was not satisfied by President Trump’s forceful condemnation of bigotry and anti-Semitism delivered Tuesday morning at the Smithsonian’s African-American History Museum.

The executive director of the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect went on CNN Tuesday afternoon to demand far more from the administration.


“Today and every day of my presidency, I pledge to do everything I can to continue that promise of freedom for African-Americans and for every American,” Trump said earlier. “This tour was a meaningful reminder of why we have to fight bigotry, intolerance, and hatred in all of its very ugly forms.”

In response, Goldstein told Host Brooke Baldwin, “He doesn’t respond unless groups like mine just go crazy pleading, begging, ‘Mr. President condemn anti-Semitism!’ He doesn’t do it.”

“He said anti-Semitism is horrible and has to stop,” Baldwin pleaded, “What do you want him to do?”

Goldstein then listed his demands for him to consider the administration to have done enough, starting with firing White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, who he called a “notorious anti-Semite.”

“I want him to fire Steve Bannon. Second, I want this President to give a major address on anti-Semitism to the far right that is responsible for anti-Semitism in his administration, and I want him to appoint an independent commission with members appointed by Congress that will look at anti-Semitism apart from the President’s influence,” he said.