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American conservatives, what are the reasons trump refused to attend John Lewis's memorial?
Trump says he won’t be paying his respects either today or tomorrow to late Congressman John Lewis.
Yes, John Lewis was and is considered an important part of the American struggle for civil rights for all. What is the matter with most of you on here? Are you that into the orange clown's anal splats?
- ANDRE LLv 79 months agoFavorite Answer
Donald Trump’s long history of racism, from the 1970s to 2020
Trump has repeatedly claimed he’s “the least racist person.” His history suggests otherwise.
Trump’s actual record, however, tells a very different story.On the campaign trail, Trump repeatedly made explicitly racist and otherwise bigoted remarks, from calling Mexican immigrants criminals and rapists, to proposing a ban on all Muslims entering the US, to suggesting a judge should recuse himself from a case solely because of the judge’s Mexican heritage.The trend has continued into his presidency. From stereotyping a Black reporter to pandering to white supremacists after they held a violent rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, to cracking a joke about the Trail of Tears, Trump hasn’t stopped with the racist acts after his 2016 election.Most recently, Trump has called the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus the “Chinese virus” and “kung flu” — racist terms that tap into the kind of xenophobia that he latched onto during his 2016 presidential campaign. Trump’s own adviser, Kellyanne Conway, previously called “kung flu” a “highly offensive” term.This is nothing new for Trump. In fact, the very first time Trump appeared in the pages of the New York Times, back in the 1970s, was when the US Department of Justice sued him for racial discrimination. Since then, he has repeatedly appeared in newspaper pages across the world as he inspired more similar controversies.
- ?Lv 79 months ago
John lewis was not very important. I think the TV channels coverage is over-kill. He was not known as a national civil rights leader like King.
- BillLv 79 months ago
What makes you think he was invited?
On a side note, why does the US give huge king like funerals to public officials? We're supposed to be a society that is free of kings, not a society that just changed the name and number of kings. I'm really sick and tired of seeing these expensive king like funerals given to congressmen and presidents.
- ?Lv 69 months ago
Is there any particular reason that he should? He probably has more important things to do at the moment than pander.