Marc Short, chief of staff for Vice President , claimed that as secretary of transportation in the Trump administration is “evidence” that the president isn’t racist, prompting many Asian Americans to speak out to set the record straight.
Over the weekend, tweeted that four Democratic congresswomen should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.”
After Trump received widespread backlash for the tweet, Short attempted to claim that Chao’s position in Trump’s cabinet was somehow indicative of his morals.
“When people write that the president has racist motives here, it’s just, look at the reality at who’s actually serving in Donald Trump’s cabinet,” .
Jo-Ann Yoo, executive director