Laura Ingraham Spars With Rob Reiner About Whether Trump is Racist: ‘He Absolutely Is Not!’


While broadcasting live in Los Angeles, Laura Ingraham had a heated debate with filmmaker Rob Reiner over whether or not President Trump is racist.

That part of the discussion began when Ingraham asked Reiner if he was ever bothered that Archie Bunker was more of a beloved character than his character Michael Stivic even though his TV father-in-law was a “bigot.” Reiner admitted that Bunker was “lovable” and his show was criticized for making a “lovable bigot” but the love he had for his family “makes him human.”

“But you say Trump––you say he’s a racist,” Ingraham said.

“Well, he is,” Reiner responded.

The Fox News host took issue to his assertion.

“He absolutely is not,” Ingraham shot back. “Do I look like a person who would hang around with someone who is— I don’t hang around with him but I’ve known him for 15 years. I will tell you this, you have to believe me.”

Reiner then asked Ingraham why Trump questioned President Obama‘s birth certificate, to which she rebuked by saying “a lot of people did that.” He then brought up Trump’s remarks after Charlottesville and how there were good people on “both sides,” which she dismissed as the president is “not the most precise” in his linguistics. Reiner then mentioned Trump’s recent “s-hole” comments, which Ingraham shot back with Obama calling Libya a “sh*t show” and Lindsey Graham calling Mexico a “hell hole.”

“I’m just putting all of his things together. Central Park Five, not renting to blacks people, there’s a thing there,” Reiner continued. “I think he’s a racist.”

Watch the clip above, via Fox News.

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