Donald Trump steps up attacks on US lawmaker Elijah Cummings, labelling him a ‘racist’

//Donald Trump steps up attacks on US lawmaker Elijah Cummings, labelling him a ‘racist’

Donald Trump steps up attacks on US lawmaker Elijah Cummings, labelling him a ‘racist’

Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, US President Donald Trump is seeking to deflect the criticism by labelling a leading black congressman as himself racist.In the latest rhetorical shot at non-white lawmakers, Trump said his weekend comments referring to Representative Elijah Cummings’ majority-black Baltimore district as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” where “no human being would want to live” were not racist.....As proven last week during a…

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