CNN’s Toobin Rips Trump: Going After April Ryan, Abby Phillip Part of His ‘Constant Attacks on Black People’
During a conversation about President Donald Trump berating three female journalists in recent days, CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin pointed out that there is a pattern with who the president is targeting with his putdowns.
The journalists are “all black women,” Toobin pointed out, referring to April Ryan, Abby Phillip and Yamiche Alcindor.
He then stressed that this was not a one-time thing.
“How about Don Lemon, how about LeBron James, how about the NFL football players?” Toobin continued on. “Constant attacks on black people.”
“Let’s be honest here…There is also a huge racial dimension to this, ” Toobin further noted, stressing it was hardly a collection of random journalists Trump lashed out at. “It’s always black people with this president.”
CNN’s Gloria Borger then pointed out that Trump is “defining the presidency downward.”
“I would argue that every time he calls a reporter stupid, no matter who it is or that’s a dumb question or whatever, he’s acting like a 3-year-old who doesn’t want to answer because he doesn’t have the answer,” Borger stressed. “And so he does is, he punches. And, yes, I think he punches black women an awful lot. And I think he punches anybody who challenges him.”
Watch above, via CNN.
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