Fox & Friends' Doocy complains that "everybody's talking about" Trump's racist "shithole" remarks

Fox & Friends' Doocy complains that "everybody's talking about" Trump's racist "shithole" remarks

Rachel Campos-Duffy: "I think what the Democrats have done is they've latched onto these sort of colorful remarks from the president and I think it's their excuse to racialize this, which is a safe space for Democrats"

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From the January 12 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): Let's talk a little bit about the comment that the president made. Keep in mind, this was behind closed doors. Somebody leaked it to the The Washington Post, obviously trying to damage the president. Ultimately, though, it's what everybody's talking about, and they are not talking about the actual issue. The reason they all got together was to try to work out a deal with the wall and DACA. And because the deal was so bad for the president, the president said you guys got to be kidding me. Get back to the drawing board because this I'm not going to sign.

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RACHEL CAMPOS-DUFFY (CO-HOST): I think what the Democrats have done is they've latched onto these sort of colorful remarks from the president, and I think it's their excuse to racialize this, which is a safe space for Democrats. They don't want to talk about the actual deal or finding a solution.

Previously:

Tucker Carlson defends Trump's racist "shithole" remarks

Fox host complains inner-city crime "more offensive" than Trump's "shithole" comments

National Review's Rich Lowry defends Trump's racist comments as "common sense on immigration"

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Diversity & Discrimination, Race & Ethnicity
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Fox News Channel
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Steve Doocy, Rachel Campos-Duffy
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FOX & Friends
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