In response, one lawmaker accused Kushner of “casual racism.”
Presidential adviser Jared Kushner says President Donald Trump wants to help Black Americans, but they have to “want to be successful” for his policies to work
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The Associated PressDonald Trumpwants to help Black people in America, but they have to “want to be successful" for his policies to work.“President Trump’s policies are the policies that can help people break out of the problems that they’re complaining about, but he can’t want them to be successful more than they want to be successful," Kushner said on “Fox & Friends.”
Kushner, who is Trump's son-in-law, also criticized prominent people who raised their voices after the killing of George Floyd, a Black man who died in police custody, but then didn’t follow through and work to find ways to improve the lives of Black people in America.
“You saw a lot of people who were just virtue signaling — they go on Instagram and cry, or they would, you know, put a slogan on their jersey or write something on a basketball court,” Kushner said. “Quite frankly, that was doing more to polarize the country than it was to bring people forward. You solve problems with solutions.”
Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., accused Kushner of “casual racism.” Former Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile wrote on Twitter, “He’s talking to folks who have suffered and endured systemic racism and historic tokenism.”White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany defended Kushner, saying that “internet trolls” took Kushner's words out of context. She said they were trying to distract from Trump's “undeniable record of accomplishment” for Black people.
Ja'Ron Smith, a deputy assistant to the president who works with Kushner as deputy director of the Office of American Innovation, also rose to Kushner's defense. Smith, who is Black, tweeted a photo of himself with Kushner and Vice President Mike Pence.
Smith said Kushner has been “a huge advocate" for the issues that affect Black America, and named criminal justice reform, opportunity zones, trade and jobs.“I will always stand with you Brother!!!” Smith said. Read more: ABC News »
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Says the kid born into money. Uh, so i guess slavery didn't work because they didn't want to be successful? Jared Kushner’s dad went to prison...like father like son. All in good time. Oh look the son in law being used to cover up Biden’s and his sons laptop findings.. way to cover the news fairly.. Oh please. Media only trying to influence election.
Y'all do some evil 💩 all the dam time Tone deaf at the very least! Well yeah They are human beings What are you Kushner is a ghoul. More like blatant, overt racism! There’s nothing casual about it he’s a racist People just don’t like to hear the truth sometimes that’s the biggest problem of general humanity.
This. If you can’t talk about problems without accusations of racism nothing will get fixed. Just causal, good to know. That turd Jared is not good at anything. He’s convinced he can do it all. No wonder Don likes him so much, two peas in a pod. Hitler youth Like yuh did? Yea you really WANTED to be uhhhhhh. Born into money.
What a moron- get him and his family out - VOTE !!!!!!!! That card is so wore out and the boy has cried his last wolf. The truth is racist, correct. Biden: You ain’t black if you don’t vote for me Media: crickets Jared: you have to want to be successful Media: racist The American people: we’ll yeah you have to want to be something to become it. That’s how it works
it's true so do white people! If you have no well you have no way. Jk=scum bag Niccas DO wanna be SUCCESSFUL. Y do U think they sell WYPIPO's DOPE. Protect street trade (businesses/traps) w/ guns illegally purchased from WYPIPO in hoods run by slumlords like 'Jarretta'. Mos Def on Mr. NIGGA said - 'when WYPIPO do it it's success. When we do it its suspect.
Casual, systemic racism Yap!!!! Successful like him? BEGGING for $$$ from FOREIGN countries of Saudis/Israel etc etc? Yet, having access 2 ALL the SENSITIVE & secret materials in the TOP United States government? How DOES success by affiliation has even ANY MERITS? 🧐🙄 Casual? He meant to say 'greedy'.......
ONLY A SLIMY PERSON gaslights to this degree. Jared implies POC's problems are due to lack of motivation, rather than the systemic, racist policies that Trump's 'elite' govt perpetuate. They create systemic racism, then blame those kept down by it. Sir Thomas More for the win: Or subtle racism and hypocritical elitism..
Is Jared a Sesame Street Muppet? That’s a step up from his blatant slumlord racism, I guess. He just isn’t very bright and obviously has no moral compass. It’s shuddering to think he has all of our secrets. I predict he will soon be selling them to the highest bidder. Casual? He openly said that African American people don't want to be successful. He placed an entire race of people under the same brush. Thats the definition of racism.
as should white people Casual?... How is racism ever casual? Idiot If anybody says anything at all about Black people it’s considered to be racist unless they themselves are black but if you’re a racecar driver and you accuse somebody of stringing a noose When there really wasn’t one you can call everybody a racist
Prick He is racist and will not be different than his master Trump. Sounds like a guy who has never been punched in the face. Truth is bitter: success comes by premeditated desire to be successful. It only looks 'casual' because it's institutional. What do you expect from someone born with a silver spoon in his mouth? He has no concept of reality.
Some of them are gearing up as we speak... Americans🇺🇸black, white brown are hypocritical, insisting in their own ways of discrimination against each other. Kushner respect black people, he is not speaking in a condescending way. It's a fact black as white or brown people can progress, if count with opportunities in🇺🇸US.
“Success” is not defined in the Constitution, try again. You must want an ass whooping! You should hear him talk about poor white people. I doubt there is a human being alive who doesn't want to be successful at something they love doing when they have an equal & fair chance. Unfortunately, too many people who look, think & act like him fight hard to block the success of black people, even a President & deny it!
Any of you IDIOTS ACTUALLY READ THE STORY? Stevie wonder can see this is NOTHING BUT A HIT PIECE!! You can lead a horse to water!! BUT YOU CAN’T MAKE IT DRINK!! Stop BEING SHEEP TO THESE 3rd rate journalist( even that’s a stretch)FakeNewsMedia Kushner's father wanted to succeed so much he 'pleaded guilty to 16 counts of tax evasion, one count of retaliating against a federal witness -- his brother-in-law -- and another count of lying to the Federal Election Commission.' Wanting to succeed must run in the family
People Jared got he Noise so far up Trump Butt if Trump fart he wants to smell it . These remarks are demeaning, condescending and cruel. Not so casual. It would have been difficult for Kirshner to get anywhere without his father’s money. Jared hasn’t tried very hard to help himself get ahead I just accepted the real estate business he was handed.
Whats racist about saying if you want Trumps policies to work for you , you must vote for him ? Instead of burning the place down and voting for slow Joe Trump says he doesn't need to understand the 'pain' of black people. Donald Trump told author Bob Woodward he has no responsibility to feel the 'anger and the pain' of African Americans. And then complained he didn't get a lot of love from that group.
Nailed it! The🇺🇸US corporate media manipulations placing out of context politicians words, is responsible for the racial frictions present in🇺🇸US. Black people deserve TOTAL RESPECT as Kushner expressed: black people that wish to progress, if count with the opportunities will PROGRESS. Black Americans are the most privileged group in the world now.
Everyone is a Racist , be Real not a Hypocrite , those thatbtry hard not to be are the biggest 👍 Kushner is a racist! He’s right. Also work for it. So we shouldn't want to be successful to be successful? No vision boards, no plans, no working toward goals, no good choices? Parents, teachers, coaches, mentors are full of lies?
Such rhetorical flourish demonstrates the coward nature of the lawmaker. Isn't it easier to be honest and simply say he's racist? I would trust a man who struggles with honesty Is that like 'racism lite'? If this is racism than Biden is the most racist of all, Kushner said on Fox & Friends that the president can help people in the Black community “break out of the problems that they're complaining about,but he can’t want them to be successful more than they want to be successful”
He's a rich Jew who uses people of color for cheap labor. Just like they have done for thousands of years. I hope you’re listening Philadelphia! ...it seems to be an acceptable norm for this administration, there is nothing casual about it. BidenHarrisLandslide2020 KUWTK I've listened to Plutocrats say similar things all to often about everyone else on the planet, being born into wealth, power and entitlement makes too many believe they're somehow better than those that weren't.
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Jared Kushner says Black Americans must 'want' to succeedWhite House senior adviser Jared Kushner criticized athletes and others who have protested against U.S. racism on social media and basketball courts and suggested that Black people had to want to succeed for policies to change. In televised remarks that drew criticism from the Democratic Party, Kushner Saddest part.....NO one is surprised by The Trump Crime Families racism and corruption. TrumpFailedAmerica VoteBlueToSaveAmerica I have two words for Kushner, and they aren’t “love you” 🤬 Look at that, in a movie that smile is reserved for certain characters ,
In Election Hail Mary, Jared Kushner Tells Black People They’re Lazy and UnambitiousThe first son-in-law, who’s had everything handed to him his entire life, said “complaining” Black people need to try harder if they want to be successful Can't wait for this pasty pale mannequin to fcuk off from the WH This entire family is so out of touch, it truly is criminalTrump virus So unoriginal
Jared Kushner Mocks Black Lives Matter Activists: They 'Go On Instagram And Cry'President Trump’s son-in-law suggested some Black people simply don’t want to be successful. I just chuckle at the stuff this trust fund white privileged male says. Especially when he tells historically oppressed and underserved people that they just need to 'want to be successful' for it to magically happen. Goodness gracious, this family has to go! BidenHarris2020 Please help! Please retweet/share! 8-months-old baby Joshua is battling acute lymphocytic leukemia, a type of blood cancer. His life is dependent on chemotherapy & a stem cell transplant. Help Joshua's family in offsetting the cost of his treatment here: They can't seriously be trying to win this election can they ? I mean seriously, one ludicrous statement or act after another. The frightening thing is they still have any support at all. I guess there were more racists than we thought there were.
Jared Kushner Told the Truth About Republicans and Black PeopleJared Kushner admitted in public something the GOP has believed for decades. onesarahjones writes onesarahjones Turkey Burger? onesarahjones Is he wrong tho? onesarahjones Individual initiative matters
Jared Kushner says Black Americans must 'want' to succeedWhite House senior adviser Jared Kushner criticized athletes and others who have protested against U.S. racism on social media and basketball courts and suggested that Black people had to want to succeed for policies to change. Lie ! realDonaldTrump You can fool some people some times (2016) but you can not fool all the people all the time (2020) Just like everybody else, yeah. That's how capitalism i.e. liberal democracy works. The face of smug undeserving white privilege.
Jared Kushner Says Black People Have to Want the Success President Trump is OfferingJared Kushner says Trump's policies set up Black people for success if they want to be successful. Wah Not Blackyou don’t get to speak for them