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Rand Paul: 'Unfair' to call Trump a racist

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Sen. Rand Paul came to President Donald Trump's defense Sunday, arguing it is unfair to label Trump a racist over reported comments about immigration from "shithole" countries. "I don't think the comments were constructive at all," Paul, a Republican from Kentucky, said on NBC's "Meet the Press." "But I also think that to be fair, we shouldn't draw conclusions that he didn't intend." Trump's racially charged comments during a meeting last week with lawmakers were reported to have been directed toward African countries, Haiti and El Salvador as he questioned why the U.S. doesn't allow more...
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Republicans often point to Rep. Mia Love as proof of their inclusivity. But she thinks Trump's comments are racist

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For the Republican Party, winning black voters will be difficult considering Trump's recent comments.
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Trump's 'Shithole' Comments Were Not Racist, Rand Paul Says

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“I don't think the comments were constructive at all, but I also think that, to be fair, we shouldn't draw conclusions that he didn't intend,” the Kentucky Republican said on "Meet The Press."
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