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Trump Fans the Flames of a Racial Fire

While other presidents have found ways to appeal to the resentments of white Americans with subtle and not-so-subtle appeals, none of them in modern times have done so as overtly as this one.

       nytimes.com  2019-07-14 23:57:36+00:00
Who's talking about this:  Jamil SmithKevin M. KruseMehdi HasanKatie PhangAnand GiridharadasBrian KlaasJosh Dawseydell cameronJesse LehrichAdam H. Johnson
  • Jamil Smith
    Jamil Smith @JamilSmith

    "Trump has not only always been a racist, but anyone around him who denies it, is lying,” said the former head of Trump's Atlantic City casino. “Donald Trump makes racist comments all the time. Once you know him, he speaks his mind about race very openly.” https://t.co/EbBLPrirfZ

    Mon Jul 15 02:27:49 +0000 2019

  • Kevin M. Kruse
    Kevin M. Kruse @KevinMKruse

    “White people are Americans to Trump; everyone else is from somewhere else.” — former head of Trump Plaza and Casino https://t.co/afmdp6dyUQ

    Mon Jul 15 11:15:43 +0000 2019

  • Mehdi Hasan
    Mehdi Hasan @mehdirhasan

    “Trump Fans the Flames of a Racial Fire”?? Seriously, New York Times? Racial Fire? You couldn’t say ‘racist’ in the headline? Not even for these comments? https://t.co/s3z42bNZ95

    Mon Jul 15 03:30:04 +0000 2019

  • Katie Phang
    Katie Phang @KatiePhang

    🚨“Mr. Trump, he said, regularly trafficked in racial stereotypes — Jews were good with money, blacks were lazy, Puerto Ricans dressed badly. ‘White people are Americans to Trump; everyone else is from somewhere else.’” https://t.co/90yY38Yron

    Mon Jul 15 02:13:53 +0000 2019

  • Anand Giridharadas
    Anand Giridharadas @AnandWrites

    Let’s just call it racism. Without attribution to others. Forthrightly. Bluntly. I’m not sure if fires can be racial, but presidents can be racist. This one is. https://t.co/fWsxBYCQUP

    Mon Jul 15 10:53:48 +0000 2019

  • Brian Klaas
    Brian Klaas @brianklaas

    Good lord. Trump's bigotry is not some kind of herbal tea. It's racism. Telling nonwhite American citizens who are also members of Congress to go back to where they came from is textbook racism. Trump is a racist. Just say it. https://t.co/KT25kvdMJV https://t.co/vwJSAHGB0e

    Mon Jul 15 12:36:49 +0000 2019

  • Josh Dawsey
    Josh Dawsey @jdawsey1

    A ⁦@peterbakernyt⁩ story that nails it: https://t.co/Beu9ZRe6i1

    Mon Jul 15 02:56:31 +0000 2019

  • dell cameron
    dell cameron @dellcam

    The portrayal of GOP lawmakers as hostages only forced to support racist policies and attitudes is one of the most obnoxious tropes in contemporary political reporting https://t.co/LUt4w5uEjq https://t.co/2vpx4gv78V

    Mon Jul 15 03:50:08 +0000 2019

  • Jesse Lehrich
    Jesse Lehrich @JesseLehrich

    “The president has moved beyond invoking the obvious racial slanders of 50 years ago...and is now invoking the white supremacist mentality of the early 1900s, when anyone who looked ‘not white’ could be labeled as unwelcome in America.” https://t.co/WczVG2jUqm

    Mon Jul 15 03:11:40 +0000 2019

  • Adam H. Johnson
    Adam H. Johnson @adamjohnsonNYC

    ok they’re just trolling me now https://t.co/3t4y6x9v4Y https://t.co/UcmaCLRJNc

    Mon Jul 15 04:23:31 +0000 2019

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    Marshall Cohen @MarshallCohen

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    Marshall Cohen @MarshallCohen

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  • Jim Sciutto
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    Folks who question the role of Assange and Wikileaks in Russia’s 2016 election interference must read this piece: How Julian Assange turned an embassy into a command post for election meddling https://t.co/BQKiv2EShI

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    Trump weighs ousting Commerce chief Wilbur Ross after census defeat w/ ⁦@HallieJackson⁩ and ⁦@kaylatausche⁩ https://t.co/n8LSLeLL1Y

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    Christophe Barraud🛢 @C_Barraud

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     politico.com 2019-07-15 16:18:10+00:00
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  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    Rep. Al Green says that he'll force a vote on articles of impeachment against Trump by next week, citing Trump's racist tweets. https://t.co/Vfh1ZTlJmg

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  • POLITICO
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    A Democratic lawmaker says he'll force a vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump by next week. This dramatic step could force the Democrat-led House to consider the measure for the first time, even over the objection of Pelosi. https://t.co/XIVmvfta8e

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    NEW: Al Green's effort to force an impeachment vote before the August recess is a response to Trump's racist attack on Democratic congresswomen -- but it also could put Democratic leaders trying to avoid this moment in a bind. https://t.co/a1XOg7yTkA

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    THANK YOU @RepAlGreen! Rep. Al Green to force impeachment vote against Trump https://t.co/5yCecoGIfn via @politico #ImpeachTrumpNow

    Mon Jul 15 18:27:31 +0000 2019

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  • andrew kaczynski
    andrew kaczynski @KFILE

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  • Matt Grossmann
    Matt Grossmann @MattGrossmann

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  • Larry Sabato
    Larry Sabato @LarrySabato

    Huge Turnout Is Expected in 2020. So Which Party Would Benefit? https://t.co/lMYUcABbLl

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  • Mike Konczal
    Mike Konczal @rortybomb

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  • Alex Thompson
    Alex Thompson @AlxThomp

    2020 will probably have the highest voter turnout in a century. Conventional wisdom says that helps Dems. that might be wrong. Interesting @Nate_Cohn⁩ analysis here https://t.co/xR7eQGVqYU

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  • Will Jordan
    Will Jordan @williamjordann

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  • Aman Batheja
    Aman Batheja @amanbatheja

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    Mon Jul 15 14:43:45 +0000 2019

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    npr.org 2019-07-15 13:42:00+00:00
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    Mon Jul 15 16:50:00 +0000 2019

  • NPR
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    Mon Jul 15 14:22:37 +0000 2019

  • NPR Politics
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   washingtonpost.com 2019-07-15 20:28:36+00:00
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     washingtonpost.com 2019-07-15 17:53:49+00:00
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     thehill.com 2019-07-15 17:32:10+00:00
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     nytimes.com 2019-07-15 16:57:53+00:00

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   apnews.com 2019-07-15 15:39:37+00:00
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    The Trump Administration is ending current asylum regulations Now any person who has passed through another country on the way to the US will be ineligible for asylum There is an exemption for human trafficking victims Goes into effect tomorrow https://t.co/CaO2hqEwWC

    Mon Jul 15 13:11:57 +0000 2019

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    Mon Jul 15 13:03:16 +0000 2019

  • Julián Castro
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    Trump is singlehandedly attempting to end asylum and due process for migrants in the United States. He wants to replace the torch in the hand of the Statue of Liberty with a middle finger. He must be defeated. https://t.co/2MD8MkBKwG

    Mon Jul 15 14:27:52 +0000 2019

  • Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸
    Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 @JackPosobiec

    AG Barr: “This Rule will decrease forum shopping by economic migrants and those who seek to exploit our asylum system to obtain entry to the US — while ensuring that no one is removed from the US who is more likely than not to be tortured or persecuted.” https://t.co/3Y5snSBpap

    Mon Jul 15 13:15:23 +0000 2019

  • Holly Figueroa O'Reilly
    Holly Figueroa O'Reilly @AynRandPaulRyan

    In a signal to his base that there truly is no bottom, Trump is moving to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants. The rule even applies to children who cross the border alone. #RacistPresident #mondaymotivation #mondaymorning https://t.co/tnT3H1xuT5 https://t.co/fdmHupiJoW

    Mon Jul 15 13:34:39 +0000 2019

  • John Cardillo
    John Cardillo @johncardillo

    Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans If you travel through another country to get here, you can no longer claim asylum. https://t.co/NoXV7CzvZe

    Mon Jul 15 13:19:00 +0000 2019

  • Tina Vasquez
    Tina Vasquez @TheTinaVasquez

    This will kill people. https://t.co/eGRcUcari6

    Mon Jul 15 13:21:23 +0000 2019

  • Amy Siskind 🏳️‍🌈
    Amy Siskind 🏳️‍🌈 @Amy_Siskind

    This is illegal and goes against the founding principles of our country! The Trump regime moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. https://t.co/1uXKzEx2yM

    Mon Jul 15 13:55:45 +0000 2019

  • Sen. Patrick Leahy
    Sen. Patrick Leahy @SenatorLeahy

    U.S. asylum laws clearly prohibit this; the Pres. cannot circumvent the law simply because he opposes America's long history as a refuge for those legitimately fleeing life-threatening conditions. This is an admin. that feels unbound by law or decency. https://t.co/EgIFEi7jGb

    Mon Jul 15 15:19:55 +0000 2019

  • ADL
    ADL @ADL

    This new rule would all but deny asylum to many, which is illegal and immoral. As Jews, we know too well what happens when ppl fleeing for their lives have nowhere to go. We will fight efforts to dismantle the US asylum process and protect our values. https://t.co/AQhxagbJwm

    Mon Jul 15 17:16:21 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Jeffrey Epstein Had ‘Piles of Cash,’ Diamonds, Saudi Passport in Safe Jeffrey Epstein Had ‘Piles of Cash,’ Diamonds, Saudi Passport in Safe – Prosecutors are arguing he should be held without bail until trial because he’s a flight risk.

     thedailybeast.com 2019-07-15 14:19:31+00:00
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    NEW: As part of the raid at Epstein’s NYC mansion authorities found in a locked safe “piles of cash, dozens of diamonds” and a foreign passport, issued in the 1980s. It is expired, lists his residence Saudi Arabia, and has a photo that appears to be him. https://t.co/InC6iiaqS3

    Mon Jul 15 14:38:13 +0000 2019

  • Justin Miller
    Justin Miller @justinjm1

    Epstein's passport recovered by FBI was issued by the Saudi government https://t.co/qth7ipVGgx

    Mon Jul 15 20:36:18 +0000 2019

  • Pervaiz Shallwani
    Pervaiz Shallwani @Pervaizistan

    Epstein’s attorney: “He’s not an out-of-control rapist.” Judge Berman’s retort: “How do you know that?” https://t.co/InC6iiaqS3

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  • Pervaiz Shallwani
    Pervaiz Shallwani @Pervaizistan

    Two accusers spoke during the hearing: “I was sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein. I was 14,” Courtney Wild told the court. “I would just like the court to not to grant him bond. He is a scary person to have walking the streets.” https://t.co/InC6iiaqS3

    Mon Jul 15 16:32:08 +0000 2019

  • Alison Meuse
    Alison Meuse @AliTahmizian

    Um, what? "The passport found in the safe was issued in the 1980s and gave a residence of Saudi Arabia, Assistant U.S. Attorney Alex Rossmiller said. It was not issued under Epstein’s name but did have what appeared to a photo of him." https://t.co/XGVlDXcCCR

    Mon Jul 15 17:23:47 +0000 2019

  • Pervaiz Shallwani
    Pervaiz Shallwani @Pervaizistan

    Attorney for Epstein said bail package was a “first attempt” but added, “Let me be blunt. whatever bond you want Mr. Epstein to sign whether it’s $100 million” or the amount that was submitted to the court, “he will sign.” “He fully attends to appear.” https://t.co/InC6iiaqS3

    Mon Jul 15 15:41:09 +0000 2019

  • Pervaiz Shallwani
    Pervaiz Shallwani @Pervaizistan

    Annie Farmer, said she was 16 when she met Epstein and he flew her to New Mexico, where he owns a sprawling ranch. “He was inappropriate with me,” she said. https://t.co/InC6iiaqS3

    Mon Jul 15 16:33:21 +0000 2019

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Current Status: ‘1950s racism straight from the White House’: Trump’s tweets revolt politicians around the world ‘1950s racism straight from the White House’: Trump’s tweets revolt politicians around the world – While Republicans have remained silent, Trump's tweets were branded “sickening” and “unacceptable” by politicians worldwide.

   washingtonpost.com 2019-07-15 13:02:49.366000+00:00
S.E. Cupp Rula Jebreal Evan Hill Jennifer Hassan Tamer El-Ghobashy Glen McGregor Brooke Binkowski
  • S.E. Cupp
    S.E. Cupp @secupp

    “Trump’s tweets revolt lawmakers around the world” — just not US GOP lawmakers. This silence will be remembered. https://t.co/gsDr5hVtS1

    Mon Jul 15 13:15:03 +0000 2019

  • Rula Jebreal
    Rula Jebreal @rulajebreal

    1950s racism straight from the White House: “Trump’s tweets revolt lawmakers around the world” — Sparking condemnation by conservative Theresa May, Sadiq Khan & other world leaders. Republicans shameful silence is deafening. https://t.co/kIFtBtxltV

    Mon Jul 15 19:59:51 +0000 2019

  • Evan Hill
    Evan Hill @evanchill

    London Mayor Sadiq Khan: “I’ve heard it from racists and fascists. Never from a mainstream politician. Here you have the president of the U.S.A. using that same sort of language.” https://t.co/TwzV8WyG6D

    Mon Jul 15 14:50:44 +0000 2019

  • Jennifer Hassan
    Jennifer Hassan @GuinnessKebab

    "Sickening" "Clearly racist" "Completely unacceptable" While Republicans remained overwhelmingly silent about Trump's tweets, politicians around the world were not https://t.co/o3yFULvgbC

    Mon Jul 15 13:44:09 +0000 2019

  • Tamer El-Ghobashy
    Tamer El-Ghobashy @TamerELG

    While some in the US want to debate whether Trump's tweet thread was racist, many leaders in the rest of the world -- including key American allies -- have decided that it's racist. https://t.co/2R9hoaEgwT

    Mon Jul 15 17:15:10 +0000 2019

  • Glen McGregor
    Glen McGregor @glen_mcgregor

    Compare and contrast with PMJT’s response today: ‘1950s racism straight from the White House’: Trump’s tweets revolt politicians around the world - The Washington Post https://t.co/kIiCTvbwar

    Mon Jul 15 16:22:35 +0000 2019

  • Brooke Binkowski
    Brooke Binkowski @brooklynmarie

    https://t.co/ANmXEDWkyU

    Mon Jul 15 17:44:36 +0000 2019

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Current Status: Pelosi announces resolution condemning Trump for racist tweets Pelosi announces resolution condemning Trump for racist tweets – "Our Caucus will continue to forcefully respond to these disgusting attacks," Pelosi wrote in a letter to House Democrats.

   politico.com 2019-07-15 12:34:33+00:00
POLITICO Kyle Griffin Evan Rosenfeld POLITICO POLITICO Judd Legum Chris Lu Benjamin Weingarten Melissa McEwan Legal Defense Fund
  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    BREAKING: House Democrats are writing a resolution to condemn Donald Trump’s racist comments against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other high-profile freshman congresswomen https://t.co/QtPA9qzES9

    Mon Jul 15 16:37:26 +0000 2019

  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    Nancy Pelosi says that House Democrats are drafting a resolution to condemn Trump's racist tweets against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other high-profile freshman congresswomen. https://t.co/zxdnNDmxID

    Mon Jul 15 18:15:27 +0000 2019

  • Evan Rosenfeld
    Evan Rosenfeld @Evan_Rosenfeld

    BREAKING: House Democrats are drafting a resolution to condemn President Donald Trump’s racist tweets against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other high-profile freshman congresswomen. https://t.co/MsdHJS4WWj via @heatherscope

    Mon Jul 15 16:38:40 +0000 2019

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    House Democrats have since started drafting a resolution to condemn the president's comments https://t.co/QtPA9qzES9

    Mon Jul 15 19:04:29 +0000 2019

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    “This weekend, the President went beyond his own low standards using disgraceful language about Members of Congress,” Nancy Pelosi wrote in a letter to House Democrats announcing the party's plans https://t.co/QtPA9qzES9

    Mon Jul 15 16:39:26 +0000 2019

  • Judd Legum
    Judd Legum @JuddLegum

    Looks like one is in the works https://t.co/Mxp6W1BpFB

    Mon Jul 15 17:39:27 +0000 2019

  • Chris Lu
    Chris Lu @ChrisLu44

    "Trump is playing 3D chess" theory seems a bit off: -Everyone is focused on his racism -Senate GOP is hiding -House Dems are unified -House GOP have to vote on resolution admonishing him -Media is still talking about Epstein, detention centers, ICE raids https://t.co/1FacvjvlJy

    Mon Jul 15 16:51:25 +0000 2019

  • Benjamin Weingarten
    Benjamin Weingarten @bhweingarten

    Reminder that Speaker Pelosi and House Dems were too cowardly/cynical politically to condemn Rep Omar for her repeated, genuinely bigoted, anti-Semitic remarks https://t.co/HDOzBeI4y5

    Mon Jul 15 16:49:40 +0000 2019

  • Melissa McEwan
    Melissa McEwan @Shakestweetz

    A resolution is aggressively inadequate. https://t.co/5RAoLFxznE

    Mon Jul 15 19:03:26 +0000 2019

  • Legal Defense Fund
    Legal Defense Fund @NAACP_LDF

    "House Democrats are drafting a resolution to condemn President Donald Trump's racist tweets against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other high-profile freshman congresswomen." https://t.co/4KgsWiIQvI

    Mon Jul 15 17:30:13 +0000 2019

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