Trump Disavows ‘Nasty Language’ Toward Asian Americans Amid Pandemic | MSNBC

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After receiving criticism for referring to COVID-19 as the “Wuhan virus” or “Chinese virus,” President Trump committed to protecting the Asian American community in the U.S. from racist attacks, driven by misinformation about the virus.
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109 Comments on "Trump Disavows ‘Nasty Language’ Toward Asian Americans Amid Pandemic | MSNBC"

  1. Your Big Head Cousin | March 23, 2020 at 9:44 PM | Reply

    This is definitely the timeline where Biff used the sports almanac.

  2. Rich Republican | March 23, 2020 at 9:45 PM | Reply

    Note how this committee hasn’t figured out Social Distancing.

    • Constituent A | March 24, 2020 at 4:55 PM | Reply

      @Ron Caron In such a grave situation as this, such things jump out at me. And then it makes her kindergarten-teacher voice as she’s telling us all how to behave responsibly all the more absurd. Honestly, this “15 day plan” was a few pages from Robert Fulghum’s _All I Ever Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten_ typed into MSWord and printed on little 8 1/2 x 11sheets of paper. SNL is free to do a cold open using that scenario.

    • @Constituent A we are SSSOOOOOOOOOO ON HE SAME PAGE.

    • @Sidney Boo Stay safe!

    • At least they are not advocating “hug a Chinese “ to prove you are not a racist.

    • @PungiFungi hahaha love your comment!

  3. nine yards songs | March 23, 2020 at 9:47 PM | Reply

    “people are blaming china”😂this coming from the guy who called it, was it the “china virus”/”china flu”..just put it out there….then calmly step back…as if you played no part whats so ever in the chaos of hate that ensues…lol..

    • Keenan Molden | March 23, 2020 at 9:53 PM | Reply

      dont forget KUNG FLU lol

    • SmokinJoe347 | March 24, 2020 at 8:14 AM | Reply

      @RadiantPunk: Thanks for the links buddy.

    • The Communist Chinese government is to blame for the massive coverup of this virus when it first started. The Chinese Americans are victims just like us and anyone who’s not indoctrinated or pushing propaganda knows when Trump bashes the Chinese Government he is not bashing the Asian people. But when you can’t put up a solvent answer on why one party put up a candidate that didn’t perform well, name calling is the next step.

    • Anybody here ever heard of German measles or Spanish Flu or Asian Flu? Just wondering. I never want to get too politically correct that I ignore the obvious.

    • nine yards songs | March 27, 2020 at 9:50 AM | Reply

      @Mr. Goodbar your definitely right there ..but mate i have to be honest..and look at this also from an ethnicity point of view…in terms of back horrible as i sound…realism has taught me that the Chinese will be discriminated far worse based on ethnicity etc..then the spanish or germans were..(hope i’m wrong)..this is the realism i’ve learnt from our world and which now has become a natural thought process..since its a natural part of our reality and experience….i don’t feel proud in seeing the difference or noticing the difference in the sense of peoples reaction thoughts etc..especially the negative peoples..still your right and thanks for pointing that out also..🙏

  4. jessica Cloud9 | March 23, 2020 at 9:49 PM | Reply

    Isn’t this the same man who called COVID 19 the “Chinese flu” ?!?!?🤔🤔🤔🤔

    • jessica Cloud9 it originated from bats, in China. Sorry you can’t blame Trump for this one ):

    • jessica Cloud9 | March 30, 2020 at 7:55 PM | Reply

      Gavin C.

      doesn’t matter! Bats are bats no matter where they come from. Plus, anything that comes outta trumps mouth is irrevlevant BS. He was bad before, but now, he’s worst, he’s a waste of skin. I dot usually say this about people, but I hope that he gets the Coronavirus and is hooked up to a ventilator so he knows exactly what lots of ppl around the world are going through. 😕

    • KSI VS Jake Pual | April 28, 2020 at 11:16 PM | Reply

      His partners also call it the “Kung-flu”

    • Sebastian Games | May 7, 2020 at 4:35 AM | Reply


    • masterbate commando meth map | May 9, 2020 at 5:06 PM | Reply

      Triggered it has a scientific name, use ot

  5. So he starts the fire then puts it out & now he considers himself the savior, WTF man.

  6. Ronnie Marion | March 23, 2020 at 9:54 PM | Reply


    • @Lisa Phillips I may be a mess but I’m no trumpster and I know sheep and I don’t drink the Kool-Aid that’s your problem!you’re a mess following a mess under messy hair with the messy brain!!! You have a good evening!

    • @Joyce Madej Please dont pray. That’s such a waste of time.

    • @Joyce Madej You’re ignorant. Whether you’re a trumpster or not.

    • @Oli B. You must be on drugs I never use the word praying toward you or any trumpsters or the trumpster stop drinking that Kool-Aid 😎😎😎 I don’t pray for Satan and state nets and Satanist!

    • Lisa Phillips | March 24, 2020 at 6:47 PM | Reply

      @Joyce Madej why are you coming at me negatively?. That term is commonly used to each other when we like someone’s comment on social media. As in you’re funny or that comment made me laugh or made my day. Why the fight ?and you toke it personal. Wow. It wasn’t meant to degrade or be negative to you just wanted to let you know you made me laugh P:S I’m not a trumpster.

  7. Hahahahaha You could not make this stuff up OMG

    • Porter Shabazz | March 23, 2020 at 11:41 PM | Reply

      WR ikr! 😂🤣😭

    • WR no but the media sure could.
      Considering you’ve probably been brainwashed by corporate media outlets since your were born I’ll tread lightly.

      First off Trump calling it the “ChinaVirus” is not an attack on Asian Americans.

      Let’s try considering that not every Asian person is Chinese to begin with.

      Then let’s also remember that he’s not even attacking Chinese people to begin with he’s going after the authoritarian communist government in China and their party members who were arresting health professionals in December and
      January to try and stage a cover up of Covid-19
      Trump never attacked Asian Americans. He’s merely responding to a reporters questioning. Saying that anyone discriminated against Asians is in the wrong.
      Again… something Trump never did himself.
      Stop letting corporate news lie to you. Wake up. Don’t let corporate news lie to your children

    • Peaches Williams
      Don’t worry!!!
      I’ll help you keep your sanity by hopefully waking you up from the hypnosis corporate media has over you!!

      Considering you’ve probably been brainwashed by corporate media outlets since your were born I’ll tread lightly.

      First off Trump calling it the “ChinaVirus” is not an attack on Asian Americans.

      Let’s try considering that not every Asian person is Chinese to begin with.

      Then let’s also remember that he’s not even attacking Chinese people to begin with he’s going after the authoritarian communist government in China and their party members who were arresting health professionals in December and
      January to try and stage a cover up of Covid-19
      Trump never attacked Asian Americans. He’s merely responding to a reporters questioning. Saying that anyone discriminated against Asians is in the wrong.
      Again… something Trump never did himself.
      Stop letting corporate news lie to you. Wake up. Don’t let corporate news lie to your children

    • @Peaches Williams THANK YOU. I’M NOT CRAZY, HE’S THE SICK ONE.

    • @Walter Adam Right

  8. LOL! “Hey everyone, i know i literally crossed out the name of the virus and wrote “chinese” in sharpie over top of it in my notes, but that doesnt mean *you’re* allowed to hate them the same way *i* do!” Lmao what a joke. Y’know, Bush and his administration may have lied about a lot but next to this blubbering buffoon he’s starting to look more and more like a saint. Donald, you are a joke. Have always been, will always be.

    • Giver3 Being nasty towards Asian Americans and calling the Chinese Virus ‘The Chinese Virus’ are not at all the same thing. You leftists would be screaming at him if he didn’t condemn the nastiness, and now you’re upset at him for condemning the nastiness. You’ll never be happy with what he does because in your hearts you have to maintain your hatred of him/America.

      You people are pathetic and low-IQ

    • Trumpan’zee is pregnant for Putin.. Moscow Mitch is next… A pregnant neck

    • The coronavirus came from china. Nothing wrong with calling it the chinese virus. That’s different than committing hate crimes and other racist actions against innocent americans that happen to be asian

    • Mister Sinister | March 24, 2020 at 2:34 AM | Reply

      @Cherries ikr, everybody knows BLK on Asian hate crime is through the roof but they won’t talk about it cause they’re fake and really don’t give af

    • @JJoe also, I’m more patriotic than you boot-lickers have ever/will ever be. Gtfoh with your brown tongues, losers!

  9. So, just a few days ago the Orange Clown was calling it the Chinese Virus and now all of the sudden he wants to “protect Asians”. This fkr is just plain goofy.

  10. The good Dr. has been silenced. Everyone back to work in 7 days.
    (As the U.K. shuts down & America is without proper medical supplies)

  11. He’ll say it again tomorrow.

  12. Hahaha…. “I am not gonna let that happen.” ? ? ! ! WTF ! ! He is the reason it happened ! !

    • False.

    • @Blue •• 99.99 percent asian dont eat bats. so? what your point?

    • Drooblemeister | March 30, 2020 at 1:02 AM | Reply

      Actually the Chinese Communist Government is the reason why this virus happened and came here in the first place, at least he did the responsible part by banning flights early on, I suppose he could have also banned flights from Europe but Hind Sight is 20/20, he of course would have been called a racist as he was for banning flights from China.

    • @john 1994 Clearly you haven’t been in the streets of Wuhan where there are food markets and street vendor’s full of live animals in cages. Also eating bats is a delicacy in China.

    • Amena Bushra | April 29, 2020 at 5:30 PM | Reply

      @Callentay ……….. Y’all are brainwashed LMAO

  13. This can’t be real. “People are blaming China.” WTF! He blamed China 😂.

    • He didn’t blame China, he said it came from China, and called it the Chinese Virus.

    • It’s China’s fault, and they need to pay up

    • Pigmullaharkbar MullahArabAllah | May 9, 2020 at 5:04 PM | Reply

      @Jason Terry WTF are you talking about?! It’s Donald Trump coronavirus cause people in America are dying left and right!

    • Jason Terry | May 9, 2020 at 5:13 PM | Reply

      @Pigmullaharkbar MullahArabAllah No. This is the fault of the Chinese Communist Party, and it’s not debatable.

    • Pigmullaharkbar MullahArabAllah | May 9, 2020 at 5:57 PM | Reply

      @Jason Terry Then WTF are you gonna do about it fool,.start a hot war with China?!

  14. “The enemy is anybody who’s going to get you killed, no matter which side he is on.” Joseph Heller Catch-22

  15. Talks about the tone of language he started (Chinavirus), it’s like he forgets that the US has had a long history of racism. Calling the virus Chinavirus is going to cause more conflicts against Asian Americans than you’d think. It’s not the Chinese citizens that caused this, it’s their shaddy government…. smh 🤦‍♂️

    • Mr Bojangles | March 24, 2020 at 9:07 PM | Reply

      How is saying chinavirus racist? I can’t see it. I often buy things that are “made in China” I never thought it was racist to affirm that they were indeed made in China. Is there some kind of alternative to saying “made in china”? I feel we need to quit using the phrase if it’s racist.

    • @Mr Bojangles If something is Made in China that is not racist….China does not own the coronaviruses or the strain that was released. Therefore, it is not a China virus just because the outbreak first happened there.

    • The citizens are responsible with their wet markets and inhumane treatment of animals. Nature is striking back.

    • Pigmullaharkbar MullahArabAllah | April 8, 2020 at 10:09 PM | Reply

      @angel paige That’s why the politics must comes first! Because of too many poor and less educated people around the country if not the world.

    • He should call some Viruses like Spanish Flu, HIV and H1N1 “AMERICAN VIRUS” too

  16. “Some people” like to take their frustrations out on WH reporters. “People” oughta stop doing that.

    • How Did you know | March 24, 2020 at 3:30 AM | Reply

      Fake news. Nothing but fake news filters up north. And everytime I see the context, I learn how many lies are filtered into Canada. Absolute disgrace. I blame Canada’s media for taking up the torch for such rascals.

  17. You can’t give credit to this man for saying the right thing because the next day he’s back on the bullsh*t.

    • The Insane Shecklador | March 24, 2020 at 12:21 AM | Reply

      Probably in an all caps tweet before morning even arrives.

    • Mister Sinister | March 24, 2020 at 1:41 AM | Reply

      If people really cared about Asians they’d call out BLK crime and affirmative action that targets asians specifically* at high rates…..fake fake fake

    • How Did you know | March 24, 2020 at 3:29 AM | Reply

      Oh you can’t give credit? He’s not looking for a loan. He doesn’t like bigotry against Asians. And frankly, it’s so far from a homogeneous group, with all the archipelagos, it’s just ridiculous to blame Chinese people. The CPP, we’ll deal with that later. Or more properly, extremely racist and beloved Chinese will have to sort out for themselves. We just make sure to have the white squares squared away.

  18. It’s funny how people change when election around the corner.😂😂

    • Yousavedbro Heaven Bound | March 23, 2020 at 11:35 PM | Reply

      the real disaster is that you are a bunch of cowards who think you can play hide and go seek from death. Death is going to get you. when God says it’s time to go it’s time to go. There’s nothing you can do about it. Which is why Jesus Christ was sent into the world to save your soul. If you had God in your life you would not be talking with such willful ignorance. those who live in fear of death are not truly alive and never have been. As soon as a death threat comes from the devil you cower in fear. The perfect love of God cast out all fear. You cannot squeeze the Charmin in 1000 rolls of toilet paper to find comfort. You need know .. you need to know Jesus Christ! Who said Lazarus come out. he came out From the tomb Then Jesus said you unwrap him. Many of you need to be unwrapped from your rolls of toilet paper. You need to be unwrapped from Fear you need to be unwrapped from bondage to the things of this world. Your drinking, your drugs, your swindleing, your selfishness, your greed, your perversions, your sport’s worship and worshipping of un Holy world.
      You need to be unwrapped from sin and death. Call out to Jesus Christ to experience wat only he can do. SAVE YOU!

      Look at what’s happening around the world in America. How easily and quickly people are willing to hide in fear. Those who live in fear of death shall never live

      what’s going on in the world today is evidence of how many people fear death. They are willing to not so love their willing to hide their grandchildren from the grandparents. So many are in fear of death that they’re holding onto things that don’t matter. You can’t play hide and go seek with death forever. You can’t place hopscotch with the devil. The perfect love of God cast out all fear. Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I shall fear no evil. The word Shadow mean spiritually ignorant place the word valley means lonely and depressed place. Apart from Jesus Christ we are all dead in sin through faith in Jesus Christ or death of death where is your sting. Through faith in Jesus Christ you can have the spirit of power love and a sound mind. Through faith in Jesus Christ you know you have eternal Insurance. Please Lord forgive us for our sins office by the Holy ghost to truly live a life worthy of repentance. Helpless by the Holy ghost to know which really going on. Moved by the Holy Spirit against the mist and fog of darkness and confusion which is of the devil.

      Jesus Christ be polite right now is shining in the darkness. Lord please move and prepare people by the Holy Spirit to be ready because your wife is coming on the wicked and there will be no more time.

    • Michael Bryant | March 23, 2020 at 11:36 PM | Reply

      @Yousavedbro Heaven Bound STFU

    • @Yousavedbro Heaven Bound Jesus is not God. God is too great and divine to have an image of himself in the form of one of his creations, including humans. Plus Jesus never claimed divinity anywhere in bible 🙂

    • I just know one thing. I won’t vote for Biden, for several reasons.

    • Eric Prybylski | March 24, 2020 at 7:54 AM | Reply

      @Yousavedbro Heaven Bound please shut up

  19. Sunday:
    “We’re at war with this… Kung Flu… the virus from CHAAeena.”
    “People are saying some nasty things about Asian Americans. I’m going to stop them.”

    • Quantum Supremacy | March 25, 2020 at 6:31 AM | Reply

      @Mr Bojangles Maatje Benassi, search this name on Youtube 🙂

    • Penelope Hive | March 25, 2020 at 9:31 AM | Reply

      @Cthulues why don’t we call aids U.S.Aids?

    • LORD EXPLOSION MURDER!! DAMMIT! | March 25, 2020 at 6:41 PM | Reply

      *+1 2* What exactly was the point of your reply anyway? it does nothing at all to dispute anything I’ve said, it’s more of a deflection from the point than an actual counterargument.It doesn’t matter what scientific name a scientist wants to give it and it matters even less how many names those scientists want to give this virus.At the end of the day “chinese virus” is just as accurate as anything they can name it considering China’s literally where it originated and it certainly doesn’t matter how many strains of the virus there are as this specific strain which is currently on a global rampage thanks in large part to China is the one we’re all talking about.Not even those scientists whose coattails you’re riding will say that the term is incorrect only politically incorrect which is all it boils down to and no one cares about political correctness at the moment.

      And it’s Trump’s agenda now? it hasn’t even been a week since he first uttered the term “chinese virus” and prior to that it was the democrats committing hate crimes against asian-americans because of their ignorance on the subject at which time and even before shitloads of people with a platform and the msm (including those from outlets such as msnbc) were calling it the “wuhan chinese virus” themselves.

    • LORD EXPLOSION MURDER!! DAMMIT! | March 25, 2020 at 6:56 PM | Reply

      *+sam m* Yeah that’s my point exactly, political correctness is all it boils down to at the end of the day and yes people are stupid enough to try and debate that it did indeed come from China though it’s a losing argument on their part.The only ones that should be offended are the ones that played a part in the problem and non chinese getting offended on the behalf of China is what’s really insulting.The issue you’re talking about is a total non-issue, Trump has some responsibility in the current state of things for sure but you and anyone else who is trying to make it seem like the responsibility solely falls on him are simply kidding yourselves as democrats and msm are complicit and no one has been worse then China throughout this entire situation BUT it’s all Trump’s fault /s.

    • Quantum Supremacy | March 26, 2020 at 4:53 AM | Reply

      @Mr Bojangles Who knows, maybe from Maatje Benassi

  20. Did anybody blame Hispanic people when Spanish flu killed thousands in the U.S NO! anybody blame black people when Ebola killed thousands NO! SO don’t be prejudice to Asians! we all have to get through this together!

    • The spanish flu started in Oklahoma I believe? Noone knows why it was called the Spanish Flu! It should have been called the Kansas Flu

    • Its called the Spanish Flu because doctors from Spain was first to whistle blow the pandemic that was already happening already in Europe.
      Ebola was not a world pandemic and the stigma affected Africans in Europe. Black Americans did not face any racism.
      In this case, if Trump had called in it “Wuhan Virus” than calling it Chinese Virus you probably wont see that much racism at all specially for other Asian groups.

    • Brandon Bunas | March 26, 2020 at 10:38 PM | Reply

      Dondada he should have called it the “Wuhan Virus” smfh 🤦🏻‍♂️😂

    • Brandon Bunas THATS more reasonable

    • Where you around a century ago when the spanish flu happened to say hispanics didn’t face any discrimination ?

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