Donald Trump Bristles at Racism Allegations, Tries to Downplay Obama Comments

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Bob Schieffer of CBS' Face the Nation and that network's Evening News made headlines last night when he flat-out called Donald Trump a racist.

At issue? Trump's questioning of President Obama's birth certificate and later his academic record, criticisms Schieffer says have racist undertones.

The Donald was far from pleased with Bob's assessment.

Moments ago, he told TMZ: "That is a terrible statement for a newscaster to make. I am the last person that such a thing should be said about."

Bob's scathing statement against Trump came last night in response to Trump's insinuation that Obama may not have had the grades to get into Harvard.

Schieffer said, "That's code for saying he got into law school because he's black. This is an ugly strain of racism that's running through this whole thing."

Asked if he was implying Obama got into Harvard via affirmative action, Trump said: "Affirmative action is out there. It's a program that is available."

"I have no idea whether it applies in this case. I'm not suggesting anything. Grades are the least important aspect of being president. It's not a big subject."

Trump insists he's not racist and wouldn't say if he supports or opposes affirmative action. But he's clearly trying to douse some of the flames he ignited.

What do you think? Is Trump racist?

 

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Donald KKK Trump ASS is a racist in the flesh he only cares about the Rich Whites OBAMA CARES ABOUT THE AMERICAN PEOPLE and who in the HELL made KKK TRUMP JUDGE AND JURY He must understand that OBAMA is BLESSED BY A HIGHER POWER and he is TRULY BLESSED so KKK TRUMP you need to take your selfish greedy ass and go find someone who can do a GOOD WEAVE and while you are sitting in that chair getting you HAIR done THINK and ask yourself what have I done for the AMERICAN PEOPLE not a DAMN THING and you said you want to run for PRESIDENT YOU ARE REALLY A FUCKING JOKE you BIG HAIR FUCK

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If i were michelle ill force obama to go back and read the books he wrote it will help him during this period,he needs refocus as for donald trump he probably as stooped so low to become a republican joker against obama no wonder his business is failing.silence is the best answer for a racist f**l.

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bob schieffer is a racist ! bob was the racist parasite that associated a bad academic score with being black.

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P.S. Please overlook my daily imperfections!! The classic line from The Lion King is, it doesn't matter *it's in the past.

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President Barack Obama:
When it comes to his life before being VOTED the 44th President of the United States.
I think of that classic line from The Lion King, it doesn't matter it in the past!!

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Trump aint no racist he is telling his opinion and wants answers. He may be abrasive but he aint no racist. As a black woman I want to be respected for my hard work not my color. Asking why someone, anyone, gets financial aid into a prestigious college who had low grades is a logical question. He may have eventually graduated magna cum laude, but he got admission and financial assistance before that. That said, Trump was born with a silver spoon so his comments would have set better coming from someone who came up from the bottom, not someone who was handed everything from the time they were born.

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trump is obviously an overly confident blow hard, but no denying he has a point. of course blacks have stronger advantages than whites for getting assistance for college and for getting into better colleges. no one can deny that. if obama had such a low gpa, how did he get into harvard, and get assistance to do it?? as far as the birth certificate, if he had shown it from the start, that would have been a non issue. i hate when everything about black people always becomes a race issue. white people should start a NAAWP org so black people can feel the same heat every time a white person doesnt get something and fairness isnt shown.

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Trump has become the male version of Sarah Palin!!

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I honestly don't understand what Trump thinks all this will accomplish. It's fine to dislike the president and disagree with him. This is America, we all have the right to do so publicly if we want! But, instead of commenting on policy and what he would do instead as president Trump takes this route? Is that really all he's got? He needs to check his ego and think before he continues on this path. No, he did not say that Obama got into Harvard beause he is black, he phrased that suggestion to avoid saying it and so later he could come back and say he never said that. But anyone with half a brain could read between the lines and there was really no other meaning that could be given to that statement.

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First he wanted to see the birth certificate, and then he questioned President Obama's education. When the birth certificate was placed right in front of him, he walked away signing autographs,without even looking at the birth certificate. He continued insisting on seeing the president's grades as if the president was being interviewed for a job working for Trump. I guess the Next thing that he will insist on seeing is The Obamas
Marriage Certificate, and proof that the Obama are the "real" parents of their 2 daughters. Donald Trump Needs to get some professional help for his mid life crisis and get over his obsession with President Obama. The continuing saga of Trump hounding the president is Not a pretty picture!!