Here's Mark Meadows, who just sidetracked the entire House Oversight Committee to assure him he's not racist, saying that "2012 is the time we are going to send Mr. Obama home to Kenya or wherever it is" pic.twitter.com/90L1xnWf6v
— Steve Morris (@stevemorris__) February 27, 2019
A clip of Rep. Mark Meadows calling for then-President Barack Obama to be sent back to Kenya has resurfaced after the Congressman made waves during the Michael Cohen Congressional hearings by bringing along a black woman and HUD official to use as evidence President Donald Trump is not racist.
During Wednesday’s hearing, Meadows brought along Lynne Patton, a Trump family associate who was appointed by the president to a HUD post.
The stunt did not turn out well for Meadows.
Instead, it prompted a heated exchange between Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Meadows during the hearing.
After the hearing, unearthed video of Meadows in 2012 also began to circulate. That video showed Meadows making anti-Obama birther claims.
Media Matters Steve Morris shared the clip early Wednesday evening.
CNN’s Don Lemon was among those who rolled tape of Meadows’ unearthed Obama birther moment after Meadows’ hearing stunt.
On Twitter, the same video also circulated with KFile’s Andrew Kaczynski, Michael Moore and others sharing the 2012 clip.
Wild. I had no idea Meadows made birther comments. https://t.co/r4Mc7ZGkeP
— andrew kaczynski (@KFILE) February 28, 2019
Yeah, Mr. Meadows, you’re an effin’ racist. Get it all out of your system bro because a country like ours which is nearly 70% female, people-of-color and/or young adults is taking power—and the day of the angry, racist, white man is soon going to be a thing of the past, farewell. https://t.co/gyi4mHzfhh
— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) February 27, 2019
This is the man who brought a black employee of Trump’s to the hearing today to prove Trump isn’t racist. Mark Meadows is a fucking PIG https://t.co/hx3T6xJH59
— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) February 27, 2019
In related news, I wonder how Rep Meadows rationalizes his “I’m not racist” stance with his questioning the legitimacy of America’s first Black President b/c “he was born in Kenya or wherever he’s from” stance??pic.twitter.com/8B7F591EcB
— Qasim Rashid, Esq. (@MuslimIQ) February 27, 2019
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