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Trump / Racism Issue / Scaramucci Interview #1140261

CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 12, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at President Trump's concern about shedding charges he is racist introduced. [July 30, TRUMP - says he is the "least racist person."] A statement from an anonymous adviser to the "Washington Post" about Trump being innocent of racism quoted. [July 24, 2018, TRUMP - says what you are seeing & reading is not what is happening.] How this indicates his attitude toward any criticism especially of someone not white like the four minority Congresswomen etc. noted. [May 8, March 5, Nov. 4, 2018, TRUMP - speaks about an "invasion."] How {according to the "New York Times"} the far right likes "invasion" about immigration noted. [July 17, TRUMP - accuses Representative Ilhan Omar of anti-Semitism.] The exchange between Trump & former communications dir. Anthony Scaramucci outlined; tweet exchange quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci about Trump. [SCARAMUCCI - offers views on Trump is not a racist: he just sees a person as a object or transaction who bullies those in the line of fire, how "send them back" is an old racist trope, asks if this is the right way for a president to handle things so Republicans need a new head of the ticket, how he is drunk on power, not getting advice in the White House, how Republicans have to dig deep & think about the country, how he is worried about the country because the president is not uniting people, rather giving them a license to hate.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:18:10

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