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President Trump asked 'are you a racist?' after signing MLK Jr. Day proclamation

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Moments after President Trump signed a proclamation in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day a reporter asked: "Mr. President, are you a racist?" (AP)

Moments after President Trump signed a proclamation in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day... He's asked a poignant question... "Mr. President, are you a racist?"

The President did not answer reporter questions at the White House this morning.

Today's proclamation comes amid reports President Trump made a crude comment about allowing immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti and several African countries into the U.S.

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Critics are calling the remark blatantly racist and un-American.

The President tweeted he never said anything derogatory about Haitians and he should probably record future meetings.

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