Nov 7, 2018

Asked about "nationalist" label, Trump calls it "such a racist question"

Asked whether labeling himself a nationalist on the campaign trail has helped embolden white nationalists, President Trump responded by calling the question itself "racist," citing a spike in his approval rating among African-Americans.

Reality check: Trump's supposed spike in African-American approval seemingly comes from a Rasmussen poll — often criticized for its Republican tilt — that he tweeted over the weekend.

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