WH Chief of Staff Mulvaney to FNC’s Wallace: Trump ‘Is Not a White Supremacist’

On this week’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney had an extensive debate with host Chris Wallace about President Donald Trump’s rhetoric in light of the New Zealand mass shooting at mosques. Wallace asked, “I understand, and I very much agree the president is not responsible for this action but has he considered, given the fact that some people seem to feel that he has given them cover, has he considered giving a major speech condemning anti-Muslim white supremacist bigotry?” Mulvaney said, “There’s folks that just don’t like the president and everything that goes wrong, they’re going to for a way to tie that to the president.” He added, “It’s just absurd to say there’s a connection to being against illegal immigration, which is what the veto was about and for legal immigration.” Wallace interjected, “To the degree that there is an issue with white supremacists, white nationalists, anti-Muslim bigotry in this country — and there is an issue with that — why not deliver a speech condemning it?” Mulvaney said, “You’ve seen the president’s agenda for religious liberties and individual liberties. The president is not a white supremacist. I’m not sure how many

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