Wasserman Schultz says Trump doesn’t want “people of color” as neighbors
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Wasserman Schultz says Trump doesn’t want “people of color” as neighbors

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President Donald Trump (R) took to Twitter and made a questionable statement that has drawn ire from Democratic lawmakers, especially that of Rep.Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

 President Trump said that he was “happy to inform all of the people living their Suburban Lifestyle Dream that you. Will no longer bothered or financially hurt by having low income housing built in your neighborhood…”

He followed the tweet by adding that “your housing prices will go up based on the market, and crime will go down,” noting that he has “rescinded the Obama-Biden AFFH Rule.”

In response, the President drew mixed reactions from his Twitter followers, including  Rep. Wasserman Schultz (D) is one lawmaker who made her disagreement with the President’s action known.

Calling the move and his comments “disgusting,” the Florida lawmaker added that “instead of trying to end systemic racism, Trump BRAGS about ending an Obama rule that directed cities to address racial discrimination in housing.”

“Apparently Trump doesn’t want any people of color in his neighborhood,” she stated, questioning, “when did we suddenly go back to 1934?”

 

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Daniel Molina

Daniel Molina was the Opinion Editor of his high school’s newspaper, and he was also Editor-in-Chief of Miami Dade College’s Urbana literary and arts magazine wherein he also won the 2013 FCSAA Best Fiction Story in the State of Florida Award. He’s currently pursuing his Bachelor’s in English Literature. Hobbies in his free time include reading, writing and watching films and basketball.