Keith Ellison: Trump’s Rhetoric Has ‘green-lighted’ Anti-Muslim Acts
Keith Ellison: Trump’s rhetoric has ‘green-lighted’ anti-Muslim acts
Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison said President Trump is implicitly encouraging anti-Muslim activity, including the deaths of two men who were killed when they tried to stop a man from harassing Muslim women.
Ellison, who is also vice chair of the Democratic National Committee, said during an MSNBC interview on Saturday that Trump is the “cheerleader of it all” when it comes to anti-Muslim rhetoric, and pointed to the killing of two men in Portland, Ore., last month as an example.
Those two men intervened on behalf of two women who were being harassed by a white supremacist on a commuter …