Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez did not mince words while talking about President Donald Trump during a “60 Minutes” interview.
“The president certainly didn’t invent racism. But he’s certainly given a voice to it and expanded it and created a platform for those things,” the New York Democrat told Anderson Cooper.
“Do you believe President Trump is a racist?” Cooper asked.
“Yeah, no question,” she replied.
In response, the White House told “60 Minutes” that “Ocasio-Cortez’s sheer ignorance on the matter can’t cover the fact that President Trump supported and passed historic criminal justice reform” and “has repeatedly condemned racism and bigotry in all forms.”
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