Democratic presidential candidates are linking Trump’s racist rhetoric to massacres by white nationalists in Texas, California and elsewhere. Senator Elizabeth Warren said Wednesday Trump gave white supremacists aid and comfort. Beto O’Rourke said Trump made it “very clear” that he’s a white supremacist. Former Vice President Joe Biden said Trump had aligned himself with the “darkest forces in this nation.” New Jersey Senator Cory Booker spoke out during a visit to the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, where in 2015 a white nationalist gunman killed nine African-American worshipers.
Sen. Cory Booker: “White supremacy allows political leaders to promise to build the wall, while not building hospitals, schools or infrastructure critical for the success of all Americans.”