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The Hill: Cummings: ‘No doubt about it’ Trump is a racist

House Oversight Committee Chair Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) said Sunday there was “no doubt” President Trump was a racist amid fallout over Trump’s tweets attacking four congresswomen of color.

“No doubt about it,” Cummings said, when asked by ABC’s George Stephanopoulos if Trump was a racist.

“I tried to give him the benefit of the doubt but when I think about what he said to these young ladies who are merely trying to bring excellence to government … when I hear those things it takes me back” to the era of segregation in the early 1960s, Cummings said on ABC’s “This Week.”

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