NAACP president on Trump: "We know he's a racist"
As worldwide outrage grows after President Donald Trump reportedly referred to African nations as "shithole countries," the president of the NAACP slammed Trump on Friday evening over the reported remarks, outright calling the President of the United States "a racist."
"We know he's a racist. He's demonstrated that," Derrick Johnson said in an interview on CNN's "Erin Burnett OutFront.""We know he's a racist, he's demonstrated that...he's a racist both in his actions and his words" - Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO, on President Trump https://t.co/D5t7FzVFGX pic.twitter.com/PUmwSCS4XA— OutFrontCNN (@OutFrontCNN) January 13, 2018Johnson rejected Trump's claim in a 2015 CNN interview in which the President said he was "the least racist person," decla...
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