Acting White House chief of staff faced pushback from “ Sunday” host Chris Wallace after he claimed President ’s attacks on lawmakers of color have nothing to do with race.
Trump has faced intense backlash since he bashed Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), who is black, and his majority-black congressional district that includes much of Baltimore on Saturday.
Cummings’ district “is a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” the president tweeted in response to the Maryland lawmaker criticizing inhumane conditions at migrant detention centers along the southern border of the U.S. “No human being would want to live there.”
Trump’s anti-Baltimore Twitter rant came less than two weeks after he wrote that a group of Democratic congresswomen of color