King event: Atlanta pastor wants Trump to ‘repent’ for racist comments

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King event: Atlanta pastor wants Trump to ‘repent’ for racist comments

President Donald Trump was urged to apologize for his recent racially insensitive remarks during Sunday’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Ecumenical Commemorative Service.

“Mr. Trump, you need to repent,” the Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock told a packed Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. 

On Thursday, in bluntly vulgar language, Trump questioned why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to people briefed on the extraordinary Oval Office conversation.

For more coverage of the King service, visit myajc.com this afternoon.

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