Seth Meyers Annihilates Trump's Visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture
President Trump took a guided tour of the national African American History and Culture museum on Tuesday where he denounced anti-Semitism "with the same amount of energy you use to thank your aunt when she gives you socks," quipped Seth Meyers. And given Trump's long-running slander of President Obama, Meyers couldn't help but wonder if he was looking for something specific.
Maybe Trump's "ongoing quest to find Barack Obama's birth certificate" isn't over yet, Meyers mused. But the "Late Night" host wasn't the only one to point out the absurdity of Donald Trump attempting to heal America's racial divide.
"Donald Trump is correct; there still is a significant racial divide in this country, but he also helped make it worse. We know that for five years, he perpetrated the racist lie that Barack Obama was not born in the United States of America, suggesting that he was born in Kenya," Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) told MSNBC hours after Trump's speech at the museum.
"It was an effort to delegitimize the first black president of the United States," Jeffries continued. "And it helped to further exacerbate division within our society."
Jeffries, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, has agreed to meet with President Trump, but does not believe the group should extend the invitation to White House chief strategist Steve Bannon.
"You've got to draw the line in the sand somewhere," Jeffries said.