This morning President Trump signed an MLK Day proclamation, but his reported “sh*thole” comment was all that was on the minds of some reporters. One in particular asked Trump if he’s a racist:
— Brian Ries (@moneyries) January 12, 2018
President Trump signs MLK Day Proclamation.
As he exits, reporters ask, "Mr. President, are you a racist?" pic.twitter.com/BhNQR2IQoi
— CSPAN (@cspan) January 12, 2018
The reporter was named as American Urban Radio Networks WH correspondent and CNN analyst April Ryan.
After Trump MLK comments, @aprildryan tries to get him to answer questions about apologizing for shithole and "are you a racist?"
— Jennifer Epstein (@jeneps) January 12, 2018
At the White House, Trump shakes hands with MLK Jr. family members as reporters yell out whether he will apologize for "shithole" comments and "are you a racist?'
— David Nakamura (@DavidNakamura) January 12, 2018
Reporter April Ryan might now hope to see Oprah in the White House more than ever before!
I heard one reporter ask the question. The press exhibits inappropriate behavior for the event. IMO.
— Steve Milloy (@JunkScience) January 12, 2018
Did a professional credentialed reporter really yell "are you a racist" at the president? https://t.co/HjSWvNdxek
— Omri Ceren (@omriceren) January 12, 2018
Well, I for one am already exhausted by 2018. Anyone else? https://t.co/5O2YkCVb29
— Vanessa Parra (@ParraV) January 12, 2018