Trump attacks NASCAR's Bubba Wallace

President Trump is focusing on culture wars like monuments and the Confederate flag as the coronavirus pandemic continues to overwhelm the U.S.
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Transcript for Trump attacks NASCAR's Bubba Wallace
To Washington now where president trump is choosing to focus on culture wars over the pandemic tweeting about NASCAR driver bubble Wallace. And the decision to ban the confederate flag to feel they've cut is in Washington with more on all this for its good morning to Syria. Harriman good morning to you so we're 119 days out from the election this is usually when candidates are trying to broaden their support instead. President tribe is fanning racial tension again. That bubble Wallace tweak it's just the latest example president champ says Wallace needs to apologize for what the president is calling a hoax. Now to be clear this was not a hopes there was a pull rope as you know tied into a news in Wallace's garage the FBI concluded though. He was not a victim of a hate crime because the rope had potentially been there is early. As last year but it's unclear even what Wallace would apologize for in the same tweet president trump also seem to take a clear stand on flying the confederate flag saying. NASCAR's ratings went down after the band. That is not true either even his staunchest ally Lindsey Graham publicly pushed back on that mission. But look is he's Kobe cases are surging president trump is trying to shift the focus this is caught part of of a clear pattern and Robin aides have tried to shift the president's attention. Away from these inflammatory issue so far they're not having very much excess fat. No they are not our right to city of thank you.

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