Nikki Haley claims ‘America is not a racist country’ as she defends Donald Trump – live

Nikki Haley claims ‘America is not a racist country’ as she defends Donald Trump – live

August 25, 2020

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In his convention speech, Donald Trump Jr recognized the death of George Floyd, an African American man who was killed by a white police officer.

“What happened to George Floyd is a disgrace. And if you know a police officer, you know they agree with that, too,” Trump said.

Former UN ambassador Nikki Haley claimed that “America is not a racist country” in her keynote RNC speech tonight. Amid all of the misleading claims peddled by speakers tonight, it’s attracted some of the strongest reactions online:

“America is not a racist country.”

Nikki Haley, RNC 2020 pic.twitter.com/XoXWYy9sQG

No racism in America says Nikki Haley.#RNC2020 pic.twitter.com/9afwTpNWtJ

Haley said “America is not a racist country” then mere seconds later said she faced discrimination as a girl. Then she cited the Charleston church shooting as a reconciliation story. One of the oddest political speeches I’ve ever heard, if you listen to the words.

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