CNN’s Van Jones on Sunday fired again at President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: If there’s no wall, there’s no DACA fix Trump appears to call out Samsung over missing FBI text messages Trump Commerce pick told lawmakers he would look at reversing Obama move on internet oversight: report MORE after the president stated in a tweet that somebody ought to inform Jay-Z that black unemployment is on the “lowest charge ever recorded.”
“Somebody wants to tell @realdonaldtrump that I ALREADY requested Jay Z whether or not black employment figures redeem Trump’s presidency,” Jones tweeted Sunday.
“And Jay’s reply final evening on the #VanJonesShow was POWERFUL !!!”
Jay-Z stated through the interview with Jones that it is “not about cash on the finish of the day.”
“Cash would not equate to happiness,” he stated. “You deal with individuals like human beings — that is the principle level.”
Jay-Z was also critical through the interview of Trump’s reported reference to Haiti and African nations as “shithole nations.”
“It’s disappointing and it’s hurtful. It truly is hurtful,” Jay-Z stated. “Everybody feels anger, however after the anger it’s actually hurtful.”
Trump confronted widespread backlash and accusations of racism after experiences that he referred to Haiti and African nations as “shithole nations.” Trump has pushed again in opposition to the experiences and denied he’s racist.
Trump on Sunday went after Jay-Z, tweeting: “Anyone please inform Jay-Z that due to my insurance policies, Black Unemployment has simply been reported to be on the LOWEST RATE EVER RECORDED!”
Trump earlier this month tweeted about African-American and Hispanic unemployment charges shortly after “Fox & Pals” ran a phase on new unemployment statistics.
“African American unemployment is the bottom ever recorded in our nation,” Trump wrote on Twitter.
“The Hispanic unemployment charge dropped a full level within the final yr and is near the bottom in recorded historical past. Dems did nothing for you however get your vote! #NeverForget @foxandfriends,” the president added.
His tweet adopted an Related Press report that included new numbers displaying that the African-American unemployment charge reached a document low in December, at 6.eight p.c.