Trump’s Giving A Speech In ‘Very Dangerous And Filthy’ Baltimore

US President Donald Trump looks on during a joint-press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in Biarritz, south-west France on August 26, 2019, on the third day of the annual G7 Summit attended by the lea... US President Donald Trump looks on during a joint-press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in Biarritz, south-west France on August 26, 2019, on the third day of the annual G7 Summit attended by the leaders of the world's seven richest democracies, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States. (Photo by Ludovic MARIN / AFP) (Photo credit should read LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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September 8, 2019 6:01 p.m.

President Donald Trump will visit Baltimore on Thursday to give a speech at the 2019 House Republican Conference Member Retreat, a White House spokesperson confirmed to TPM.

The confirmation settled the question as to whether Trump would attend the biennial retreat after he derided the majority black city as a “very dangerous and filthy place” during his series of racist attacks against Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD).

Likely inflamed by Cummings’ investigations into his finances as House Oversight Committee chairman, Trump launched the attacks against the Maryland Democrat and his district in late July.

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