Huge Row Erupts After BBC Reprimands Presenter For Calling Out Donald Trump’s “Racism” On Air

The BBC has become embroiled in a huge row after it censured a presenter for comments she made about Donald Trump on one of the corporation’s flagship shows.

During a July broadcast of BBC Breakfast, host Naga Munchetty took issue with a now-infamous Trump tweet, in which he called on congresswomen Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib to “go back to the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.”

Following a discussion of the president’s remark, Munchetty said: “Every time I have been told, as a woman of color, to go back to where I came from, that was embedded in racism.”

Asked by co-host Dan Walker how it made her feel, she added: “Absolutely furious and I can imagine lots of people in this country will be feeling absolutely furious a man in that position thinks it’s Ok to skirt
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