CNN anchor Chris Cuomo has spent several days peddling utterly groundless theories that President Donald Trump is a racist, but how he referred to White House Aide Raj Shah shows his true colors.
The White House has denied a report from The Washington Post last week claiming Trump referred to Haiti and African nations as “s**tholes,” and at least three other members in the meeting have publicly said they never heard the president use that phrase.
During CNN’s “New Day” on Monday, Cuomo spent a better part of the show discussing the alleged remarks to frame Trump as a racist.
But when he was explaining that several aides at the White House have also denied the word was ever used to describe these nations, Cuomo didn’t even bother to even try to say White House Aide Raj Shah’s name.
“Raj whatever his name is,” said Cuomo, making a weird hand gesture as if trying to pronounce the four-letter name was too much for him.
Watch his remarks below:
CNN’s @ChrisCuomo Refers to White House Aide Raj Shah as ‘Raj Whatever His Name Is’ pic.twitter.com/1uzitQaDq8
— Ryan Saavedra 🇺🇸 (@RealSaavedra) January 15, 2018
Social media users absolutely eviscerated Cuomo for his hypocrisy and racism, with many highlighting that he actual made racist gestures on live television:
Seems that Chris is a racist. They all look and sound alike huh Chris? #Racist
— Benji Smith (@BenjiQ123) January 15, 2018
Wow @ChrisCuomo is really racist and hateful. Disgusting.
— Stephen 🇩🇪🇮🇪 (@csgc27) January 15, 2018
Because Raj Shah is an #Indian-American, @CNN could just care a damn? Calling others racist non-stop for nothing and here just doing it so causally on air?
— Maya Varma (@swargcoming) January 15, 2018
Who’s the racist now?
— SeldenGADawgs (@SeldenGADawgs) January 15, 2018
Given Cuomo appears to have a hard time with four-letter names, Shah tweeted out a helpful reminder to the CNN host:
[email protected] and CNN viewers, it’s Raj Shah https://t.co/4kmYYrsHPX via @dailycaller
— Raj Shah (@RajShah45) January 15, 2018
Cuomo responded by saying it wouldn’t happen again and that that Shah was welcome on his show anytime:
Sorry for the mistake, Raj. Won’t happen again. Please know that you are welcome to come on the show anytime. https://t.co/kw669MfP0a
— Christopher C. Cuomo (@ChrisCuomo) January 15, 2018
It’s quite amazing to see Cuomo actually being racist while trying to show his viewers that Trump is that very definition.
Being a racist on live television while trying to prove that Trump fits that description is pathetic, but it’s just the latest example proving that CNN’s not afraid to go as low as possible to levy attacks against Trump.
Another day, another inaccurate report being exposed.
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