OPINION – ICYMI – 8/10/19 – Posted by Dean James at Right Wing Tribune – Black Former NFL Player Says He Asked Trump To ‘Call Out Elijah Cummings’ After Visiting Baltimore
Opinion and Speculation By JonDougherty – A former NFL cornerback said Wednesday during a Fox Nation podcast that he met with President Donald Trump in July and asked him then to “call out” long-serving Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland over the dismal socioeconomic conditions in his district.
The claim comes after weeks of back-and-forth between POTUS Trump and Cummings, as well as Democrats, some Republicans, and Left-leaning news media personalities claiming that the president was being “racist” when he did, in fact, call out Cummings last month.
“I had a chance to meet with President Trump, and I told him please call out Elijah Cummings and Baltimore,” said Jack Brewer, who is now a businessman and conservative commentator. “I asked him to do that three weeks ago, and he did it.”
Brewer, drafted into the NFL in 2002 played for the Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles and Arizona Cardinals. He said he brought up the topic of Baltimore to President Trump during White House meeting last month.
ABC News reported July 22 that Brewer was among a number of influential black Americans invited to meet with Trump at the president’s golf club in Bedminster, N.J.
“I had just left Baltimore, where I’m seeing these kids that don’t have any core, no culture within them,” Brewer said on Fox Nation. “They don’t have anyone teaching them or training them. Reads More At The National Sentinel