Obama Reportedly Names Racist Trump Insult That 'Still Shocks And Pisses Me Off'
Written by Huffingtonpost on June 29, 2020
Former President Barack Obama reportedly instructed supporters final week that President Donald Trump’s racist assaults nonetheless have the facility to shock.
The New York Instances reported that in a fundraiser held through Zoom, Obama criticized the president for utilizing racist phrases akin to “Chinese language virus” and “kung flu” to explain the coronavirus.
Obama reportedly stated:
“I don’t need a nation through which the president of the USA is actively attempting to advertise anti-Asian sentiment and thinks it’s humorous. I don’t need that. That also shocks and pisses me off.”
The Instances cited a transcript of Obama’s feedback offered by an unnamed participant on the invitation-only occasion.
Trump has repeatedly used the racist phrases regardless of criticism, in a single occasion drawing huge cheers from a marketing campaign rally crowd.
Obama not often spoke out publicly in opposition to Trump throughout the first three years of his presidency, however in latest months he’s change into extra engaged in election-year politics.
Trump has been much more vocal on his predecessor, typically blaming his issues as president on Obama. In April, Trump claimed the Obama administration left him “unhealthy, damaged checks” for the coronavirus although the virus didn’t exist till final yr.
Earlier this month, Trump even baselessly accused Obama of “treason.”
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