Biden called trump "the first President-racist" in the US
The candidate in US presidents from Democratic party Joe Biden called the current President, Republican Donald trump's "the first racist who is elected to the presidency".
During an online conference with voters, Biden was asked how he refers to the fact that trump calls coronavirus "Chinese virus" or "Wuhan virus". In response, the politician said that the President "perpetrate racism".
"The way he treats people based on their skin color, their national origin, where they come from, absolutely disgusting," said Biden.
In response to Biden's statement a number of users of social networks recalled that several U.S. presidents, including the first - George Washington, were slave owners, and the 28th President, Democrat Woodrow Wilson (1913-21) was performed for segregation, for his name in June removed from the name of the school at Princeton University.
Previously, trump and members of his administration have repeatedly rejected accusations of racism, and the name "Chinese virus" as "Wuhan" was explained by region of origin.
Trump was accused of racism during his last election campaign in the years 2015-16.
Discussion on the necessity of combating racism in the United States seriously deteriorated after the death of the African-American George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis in late may. After that throughout the country there were mass protests, turning into riots that are going on in some places to this day.