Donald Trump: Mizzou Protests Were 'Disgusting' & School Leaders 'Weak'

  • by: Alan Duke

Donald Trump said student protests over racial issues at the University of Missouri were "disgusting" and the president and chancellor who resigned were "weak, ineffective people." Trump suggested the school needed a strong leader like him.

The GOP presidential frontrunner was speaking on FOX Business Thursday when the subject of Mizzou President Tim Wolfe and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin's resignations was brought up.

"I think the two people that resigned are weak, ineffective people," Trump said. "How we hire people like this?"

As for the student protests that brought about the resignations: "I think it's disgusting."

Trump called student demands, which include hiring more black faculty and staff and implementing a racial awareness and inclusion program, "like, crazy."

"So it is just disgraceful," he said.

Watch the video:

Lead Stories' Trendolizer scours social nets for trending content about Trump. Type Trump in the site search box to see a whole bunch of stuff, or scroll down to see the latest.

  Alan Duke

Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

Read more about or contact Alan Duke

About us

International Fact-Checking Organization Meta Third-Party Fact Checker

Lead Stories is a U.S. based fact checking website that is always looking for the latest false, misleading, deceptive or inaccurate stories, videos or images going viral on the internet.
Spotted something? Let us know!.

Lead Stories is a:

Follow us on social media

Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from Lead Stories LLC:

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.

Most Read

Most Recent

Share your opinion