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USA: Trump dodges questions on racism, praises 'strong' economy01:28

USA: Trump dodges questions on racism, praises 'strong' economy

United States, Washington, DC
June 5, 2020 at 23:10 GMT -00:00 · Published

US President Donald Trump tried to ignore the questions asked by the journalists during his press conference at the White House in Washington, DC, Friday.

While signing a bill on a relief loan for small businesses due to the coronavirus pandemic, the US president was confronted by several journalists, trying to clarify his strategy on how to wage a war against racism and discrimination in the US.

"We had the strongest economy anywhere in the world. And now we're going to have an economy that's even stronger," he said instead, thus prompting more questions on how this can benefit the black, Asian and other minorities in the country.

Despite being bombarded with questions on the topic, Trump refused to answer any of them, concluding the signing ceremony by saying: "The best is yet to come."

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US President Donald Trump tried to ignore the questions asked by the journalists during his press conference at the White House in Washington, DC, Friday.

While signing a bill on a relief loan for small businesses due to the coronavirus pandemic, the US president was confronted by several journalists, trying to clarify his strategy on how to wage a war against racism and discrimination in the US.

"We had the strongest economy anywhere in the world. And now we're going to have an economy that's even stronger," he said instead, thus prompting more questions on how this can benefit the black, Asian and other minorities in the country.

Despite being bombarded with questions on the topic, Trump refused to answer any of them, concluding the signing ceremony by saying: "The best is yet to come."

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