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Sen. Cory Booker over the weekend, expressed readiness to meet with well-known anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan, raising eyebrows given his criticism only days earlier by the 2020 presidential rival Joe Biden’s remarks about work, segregation ists.
The New Jersey Democrat, said that many found Biden’s remarks “hurtful.” But at a campaign event in Nevada on Saturday, Booker was asked whether he would meet with Nation of Islam leader Farrakhan. Booker appeared to exclude the possibility, however, made it clear that he was “familiar” with Farrakhan faith.
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“I don’t feel the need to do this, but I’m not one of those people who says, I would not sit down to listen to someone what you have to say,” Booker said about a possible meeting with Farrakhan. Then he talked about his own perception of Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam, when he was mayor of Newark, N. J., stating, “I am very familiar with Minister Louis Farrakhan and his beliefs and values.”
President Trump campaign called immediately to Booker for his tepid remarks about Farrakhan, who has referred to Jews as “termites”, called Hitler a “very great man” and was also kicked off Facebook for his messages.
“President Trump has repeatedly said condemns racism, intolerance and anti-Semitism”, the campaign, in a statement. “Why can’t Democrats do the same?”
Booker has been criticizing several 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, to be able to Biden for speeches, work with the racial segregation senators such as James Eastland and Herman Talmadge.
“At least there was some courtesy,” Biden said in remarks that touched off the controversy. “We have done things. We have not agreed on much of anything. We have done things.” Biden recalled that Eastland called him “son”, but not “young”.
“This is about him and summon a terrible power, the dynamism that he showed a lack of understanding or insensitivity by calling this idea that he was called the son of white segregation ists the, Yes, you see him as your son,” Booker said in an interview on ABC’s “This week.” “I have heard of many, many African-Americans, the comments hurtful.”
In a speech on Saturday, Booker also slammed, trump to call trump, wants to be the 2020 election, “to hate.”
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Booker and his campaign has not responded to a request for comment from Fox News.
Fox News’ Andrew O’reilly contributed to this report.