Debates 2020

Debates 2020

5 Racist Trump Moments From The First 2020 Presidential Debate

From 'Pocahontas' to the 'China plague,' Trump repeated racist tropes and peddled misinformation in his debate with Democratic rival Joe Biden.

10/23/2020 5:20:00 AM

Trump says 'I am the least racist person in this room' at Debates2020. At the first presidential debate, Trump refused to condemn white supremacy. Instead he told right-wing extremist group The Proud Boys to “Stand back and stand by.”

From 'Pocahontas' to the 'China plague,' Trump repeated racist tropes and peddled misinformation in his debate with Democratic rival Joe Biden.

“Who would you like me to condemn? The Proud Boys?” Trump asked when Wallace pressed the president to condemn such groups. “Stand back and stand by. But I’ll tell you what, I’ll tell you what. Somebody’s got to do something about antifa and the left, because this is not a right-wing problem.”

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The Daily Beast reported that the Proud Boys wereby the president on social media.Hecontinuedto call COVID-19 the “China plague.”Trump has regularly sought to distance his response to the COVID-19 crisis and the more than 200,000 people who have died in the U.S. by blaming the pandemic on China.

He did so again during the debate, repeatedly referring to the virus as the “China plague.”He suggested a Biden presidency would threaten suburbia.Trump repeated a broad, andfalse,claim that a Biden presidency would threaten American suburbs, saying that if the former vice president is elected, “our suburbs would be gone.”

Biden fired back at Trump’s statement, saying, “This is not 1950. All these dog whistles are not working anymore.”“What really is a threat to the suburbs and the safety is his failure to deal with COVID,” the former vice president said.Joe Biden calls Donald Trump a "racist" to his face on the debate stage. Moments later, Biden says: "This is not 1950. All these dog whistles on racism don't work anymore. Suburbs are by and large integrated."

— Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur)September 30, 2020Trump said anti-racist training initiatives were “racist.”The president said Tuesday night that he’d pushed a recent widening of a ban on racial sensitivity training because he believed the programs were “racist.”

“If you were a certain person, you had no status in life. It was sort of a reversal,” Trump said. “And if you look at the people, we were paying people hundreds of thousands of dollars to teach very bad ideas and, frankly, very sick ideas.”Biden shot back, saying nobody had done so, adding about Trump: “He’s a racist.”

Earlier this month, the White Houseissued a memoto federal agencies ordering them to end the trainings, declaring them “un-American propaganda” and ordering the government to stop spending millions of dollars on the “divisive … propaganda training sessions.”

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Re: Trump says 'I am the least racist person in this room' at Debates2020 . At the first presidential debate, Trump refused to condemn white supremacy. Instead he told right-wing extremist group The Proud Boys to “Stand back and stand by.” chelslombardo I dont see Trump supporters occupying buildings breaking into stores and trying to burn down court houses. I do see Latins for Trump, Asians for Trump, Blacks For Trump - the racist are Hupo and others who are obssesed with skin color, and their sex issues. AMAZING.

He doesnt see himself as racist because he doesn’t see them as people. He thinks his whiteness makes him superior. Don’t understand why he covers the whiteness with orange. Are you seriously still running on this ‘Trump is a racist’ thing? Your audience doesn’t look up what he said and did for themselves... you are the ones sowing division.

What name will you be reinventing yourselves after Trump wins? Why is his ear so red ?covidear? Lie! That was not brought up once tonight & he has denounced it multiple times AngelizeTherlie NashvilleResist Trump lied like ⬇️ Joe biden locked up thousands of my minority brothers joes riding dirty What about asking Biden who had a mentor who was a white supremacist and he also spoke at a man who was in the KKK's funeral. Biden when it came to busing Biden said that he didn't want his children growing up in a racial jungle

Trump was never called a 'Racist' until he ran for President as a Republican. ENOUGH WITH THE 'RACIST' Omg, Trump is strange. With such a president universities are useless. Height as well have said he couldn’t see the blacks in the audience because the room was too dark How many times are you going to ask him the same DAMN QUESTION!!

writerobrien Trump has condemned white supremacy a total of 15 times... GTFOH. And the proud boys have members from every race and gender. Including one of the original founders who is black. And many military veterans. Stop fucking lying. DeRay_Shawn The most racist person ever Biden: Unlike the African-American community, with notable exceptions, the Latino community is an incredibly diverse community with incredibly diverse attitudes about different things.”

Unbelievable he said that Kristen Welker is rattled by trump! To sleep! Who moderates like that? 👀 EvaLongoria Please Resign realDonaldTrump 🙏🦠🦠🐷 This was better when the mic’s where on. Mute oh yeah sure.... both are rude on this!!! Kristen Welker is a train wreck! Proud Boys' leader is an Afro-Cuban man. How's that for white supremacy.

This debate is a comedy show! Trump trying to big note himself all the time. He is an embarrassment, he really is. As a fake news you are Trump has condemned racism and white supremacy countless of times and the proud boys are run by a cuban American leader that isn’t extremists do ur research We had republican congress... Biden just finished his candidacy...he just admitted he can't work across the isle

have you not heard the word? The comment drew swift backlash. Kamala Harris told MSNBC viewers that Trump’s rhetoric was “a dog whistle through a bullhorn.”

Is Trump Really That Racist? : Code SwitchWe know his rhetoric has been described as boundary breaking when it comes to race. But U.S. presidents have been enacting racist policies forever. So as President Trump wraps up his first (and maybe only) term in office, we're asking: In terms of racism, how does he stack up to others when it comes to both words and deeds? CodeSwitch probably about the same, just louder CodeSwitch Short answer yes. Long answer YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEES CodeSwitch trump's more narcissist than racist. He hates all including himself.

OOF: Attorneys At Trump-Linked Law Firm Gave $90,000 To Biden, $50 To TrumpLawyers at multiple firms who've worked for the president or his campaign are shunning Trump, at least when it comes to donations. Yeah, well, the Democrat party is pretty much the party of lawyers. We've known this for some time. Lol, Trump doesn't need the money and has clearly said that at his rally many times! More fake be propaganda!

Trump appointee claims Trump is the real victim of bizarre emails targeting DemocratsOh, yeah. OK. That makes total lol ok. It was mind boggling to listen to This is all noise. Don't fall for it. 13 days.

Eric Trump posts fake pic of Ice Cube with Trump hat: rapper responds - InsiderEric Trump posted a doctored image of Ice Cube and 50 Cent wearing Trump hats, and one of the rappers responded Oh my God a rapper responded?!?! Let’s all wack off! Oh wait...and the rapper used the N word? How classy. What a role model. Always sees an opportunity to cheat... It's called a meme. 😆

Mary Trump: Don't Expect Donald Trump To Be Civil In Final Debate Against BidenThe president's niece said he interrupts during debates 'because he knows that getting into a substantive policy discussion is disastrous for him.” The Little Comfort Mankind has here on Earth will Vanish after RAPTURE; just Prepare in Holiness for Safety in HEAVEN. This is the hour to Genuinely Seek The LORD in Holiness and Righteousness for HEAVEN'S sake. 회개와거룩함사역회 WednesdayLiveService ☑For a responsive business website, Click ↆ Biden needs to go after his kids, his sexual assault charges, his lies, his failure with COVID. He needs to be humiliated

As Trump plummets, niece Mary Trump tells media to stop pretending he's 'normal'Mary Trump joins MSNBC’s Ari Melber to discuss Trump’s debate strategy ahead of the final presidential debate, asserting “the moderator issue is an extension of a problem that we’ve been experiencing for a really long time.” Exactly he is a crime family boss for christ's sake media snap the fuck out of your sanitized world of, oh that's just how he is, oh he was joking ya think Al Capone was joking? Trump's a criminal cares not if you live or die, do ya get that shit?