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Donald Trump Repeated a White Nationalist Talking Point About the South African Government, and South Africa Just Fired Back
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 25: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump meets with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, in the Oval Office at the White House July 25, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump has long been accused of harboring racist sentiments––this is the man who referred to Mexicans as "rapists" and called Haiti and African nations "shithole countries," after all––and his latest talking point is straight from the playbook of white nationalists.

Trump, in what appears to be a response to a segment on Tucker Carlson's Fox News show, said he’d asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to “closely study the South Africa land and farm seizures."

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