Black Caucus Chair: ‘Utter Disgust’ With Trump’s Handling Of Race
Black Caucus chair: ‘Utter disgust’ with Trump’s handling of race
The head of the Congressional Black Caucus lashed out at President Trump Wednesday, accusing the president of both insensitivity and ignorance when it comes to issues of race.
In a letter to Trump, Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.) said the president’s verbal attacks on NFL players protesting police brutality marked a “disgraceful response” to demonstrators –– most of them African American –– fighting for social justice.
Richmond did not mince words.
“I write today to express my utter disgust with your handling of race relations in America in general and, more specifically, your disgraceful response to nationwide demonstrations against police brutality …