Rick Wilson: Trump was ‘one millisecond’ from calling April Ryan ‘n-word’

Rick Wilson: Trump was ‘one millisecond’ from calling April Ryan ‘n-word’
Rick Wilson (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – He’s extended his talents to mind-reading. How nice.]

Staunch anti-Trump Republican strategist Rick Wilson claimed Friday night that President Donald Trump nearly called April Ryan the “N-word” during his contentious exchange with the reporter earlier this week.

The panel on Friday’s “CNN Tonight with Don Lemon” consisted of Wilson, Nina Turner, and Alice Stewart. They were discussing the president’s heated remarks towards journalists of color this week.

During Trump’s post-election press conference on Wednesday, he accused PBS reporter Yamiche Alcindor of asking a “racist” question and demanded Ryan sit down while she asked a question before being called on. (RELATED: After Trump’s Scoldinig, Black PBS Reporter Now Has ‘Residue Of Hate’)

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Then, while addressing reporters before departing on his trip to Europe, Trump called a question from CNN’s Abby Phillip “stupid.”

“And look, when you’re the president of the United States and you ask for the resignation of your A.G. And replace him with someone that has been critical of the Mueller investigation, as president you should be prepped that one of the questions you’re going to be asked is are you expecting this Mueller investigation to be reigned in,” Stewart stated.

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