‘Mr. President, are you a racist?’: Trump flees MLK event as April Ryan hurls questions at him
Donald Trump on Friday fled reporters after signing a proclamation honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., as reporters, including CNN’s April Ryan, demanded a response for his racial comments about immigrants coming to the United States from “sh*thole” countries.
“Mr. President, will you give an apology for the statement yesterday?” Ryan can be heard asking Trump. As he makes his way towards the door, she presses, “Mr. President, are you a racist?”
“Mr. President, are you a racist?” — @AprilDRyan to Pres. Trump moments after he signed a proclamation honoring MLK Jr. Day
— Geoff Bennett (@GeoffRBennett) January 12, 2018
“Mr. President, will you respond to these serious questions about this statement, sir?” she continues, repeating, “Mr. President, are you a racist?”
Watch the clip below, via CNN: