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Trump / Cummings & Racism / Van Hollen, Cardin Interview #1139866

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jul 29, 2019
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(Detroit: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at President Trump's attacks on Representative Elijah Cummings & the city of Baltimore using racial stereotypes & racial identity politics introduced; Trump tweet about Cummings' district being a rodent-infested mess quoted; details given about Cummings' real district. [Nov. 8, 2018, TRUMP - pledges to be president for all America.] [On Fox on Sunday, acting White House chief of staff Mick MULVANEY - defends the president's right to criticize Cummings: not racism.] [On Fox, July 21, Trump adviser Stephen MILLER - says racism is used by Democrats. . . .] [Jan. 20, 2017, TRUMP - says we must always pursue solidarity.] The actuality of unity & solidarity as professed by Trump noted.

(Detroit: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Senators Chris Van Hollen & Ben Cardin about Trump's attacks. [VAN HOLLEN - offers views on the president's pattern of racist attacks: a degrading pattern aimed at black individuals & where they came from, that Kushner companies are profiting from Baltimore properties.] [CARDIN - offers views on Baltimore as represented by Cummings: an attempt to distract the people & appeal to racism, how what he said about Baltimore is outrageous & inexcusable.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:12:40

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