Speaking to a mostly white crowd in Duluth, Minn., on Wednesday, Trump gave a shout-out to the suburbs, particularly “women in the suburbs.” He boasted he was the person to end an Obama-era fair housing rule, which he said brought “low-income housing” to suburbia.
“By the way, just so we can get this straight, 30 percent of the people in the suburbs are low-income people. Thirty percent of the people in the suburbs are minorities. And so we’re ruining this American dream for everybody,” Trump said.
“They zone you out, they build low-income housing next to your house,” Trump continued. “And then I hear I’m not doing well in the suburbs. I’m not doing well in the suburbs — are you people crazy?”
During the debate on Wednesday, the president also decried racial sensitivity training in government agencies, declaring, “I ended it because it’s racist.” He vilified the training, which