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Donald Trump Quickly Attacks Black Merck CEO But Still Can’t Condemn White Supremacists

Donald Trump wasted no time attacking Merck CEO Ken Frazier, who is black, but can’t bring himself to specifically repudiating white supremacists and neo-Nazis for the hate-fueled Charlottesville violence that left three dead and many people injured. It took Trump 54 minutes to attack Frazier, but he can’t bring himself to attack the Nazis.

Frazier tweeted that he was resigning from Donald Trump’s American Manufacturing Council as a “matter of personal conscience” following his weak response to the Charlottesville violence.

Trump wasted no time attacking Frazier: “Now that Ken Frazier of Merck Pharma has resigned from President’s Manufacturing Council, he will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES!”

CNBC’s Squawk on the Street‘s Jim Cramer says Frazier deserves better and Trump should apologize:

Well, Trump’s despicable attack on Ken Frazier sparked a fierce blacklash on Twitter: