PBS NewsHour

Is Trump's strategy of stoking racial tensions succeeding?

Clip: 07/02/2020 | 6m 35s Video has closed captioning.

At a moment the U.S. is facing crises on multiple fronts, President Trump continues to use language that sparks controversy and highlights the nation’s racial divides. He recently retweeted a video of a man chanting “white power” at a Florida retirement community and still refers to the novel coronavirus as “kung flu.” Yamiche Alcindor reports on Trump’s habit of stoking American culture wars.

Aired: 07/02/20

Rating: NR

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