Thursday, August 01, 2019
TKC Reader Fact Check: Congressman Cleaver Refuses To Call Prez Trump Racist In Recent Kansas City Fox4 Morning Interview
We talked about Congressman Cleaver explaining his position on a possible Prez Trump impeachment inquiry recently but there's an observation that everyone but our most dedicated readers missed:
"The headline everyone missed was that Congressman Cleaver would NOT call the President a racist and he's the former head of the Congressional Black Caucus."
Fox4 Morning Anchor Asks: Is The President A Racist?
Congressman Cleaver Responds: "I don't call anybody a racist. Even if I know deep down in my heart that they are, I don't do that because once you call someone a racist, you essentially shut the door. There's no communication . . . What I know that he has done is continually make statements that are racially insensitive and hurtful and I think people are afraid of what it's doing to the country. I am as well. It's tearing this country in two."
And so, in order "enlighten" the online discourse we note that . . .
Agree or not, when offered the opportunity; Congressman Cleaver maintained his opposition against Prez Trump but DID NOT call him a racist.
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