Former Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairwoman Donna Brazile said President Trump “had nothing to do” with two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that left 31 people dead and many others wounded.
When asked whether she thought President Trump is a white supremacist by Fox News host Guy Benson on “The Guy Benson Show,” Brazile said, “This conversation about race and racism, domestic terrorism, white supremacy, white nationalism, it is that I am profoundly saddened as an American.”
“The reason why is to point fingers and to play this so-called blame game. President Trump had nothing to do with the maniac, and I’m being gracious here, the maniac who shot up a Walmart store. He had nothing to do with the person who shot up, you know, the bar in Dayton. This is unbecoming of the country. The president of United States, you know, should not be blamed for you know these individual killers,” Brazile added.
“These are children who are committing these murders, children. 19, 21, 22, children,” Brazile added.
“We need to set a tone for our kids for our future for the values that we share as Americans. And you know, we like these gotcha questions. Hey are you a racist or you … I don’t like that. I’m black, yes, I’m black. That’s who I am, but that’s not everything. You don’t know anything else about me other than the color of my skin. That’s not how we should do it. I’m speaking as Donna. I’m not speaking as a Democrat. I’m speaking to Donna. I want people to get to know me. Hey you know how not everybody’s going to like me but I guarantee you, if you eat my gumbo you would,” Brazile said.
Former Vice President Joe Biden said on Wednesday in Iowa blaming President Trump, he “has fanned the fumes of white supremacy” and after the shootings, saying, “It’s both clear in language and in code this president has fanned the fumes of white supremacy.”
“His mouthing of the words written for him, condemning white supremacists this week, I don’t believe fooled anyone at home or abroad,” Biden added.