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Trump attacks Rev. Sharpton, and PONAN fires back

Aug 02

President Trump on Monday intensified his hateful remarks toward Black leaders, following his attacked on Rep. Elijah Cummings and his district in Baltimore. After Rev. Sharpton’s defense of Rep. Cummings and other Black Members of Congress, Trump tweeted that Rev. Sharpton was a “con-man” and a “troublemaker,” to which Rev. Sharpton responded.

See the news coverage below:

Covered on the front page of the NYTimes

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/29/us/politics/trump-al-sharpton.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/29/nyregion/trump-sharpton-ny-history.html?module=inline

https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/29/politics/trump-al-sharpton-elijah-cummings/index.html

https://thehill.com/homenews/house/455139-sharpton-trump-has-particular-venom-for-blacks-people-of-color