Newswire: Don Cheadle says Donald Trump is a racist from way back

Don Cheadle has been a long-time and outspoken critic of President Donald Trump, filling his Twitter during last year’s presidential campaign with messages calling the then-candidate a piece of shit and wishing for him to die in a fire. Today, Cheadle revealed at least some of the reasoning behind his animus—besides Trump’s whole approach to life, anyway—recounting via Twitter the time Trump used a racial slur while talking to the father of a friend on the golf course.

Hated him since he asked my friend’s father at a Doral pro-am if he’d ever “f*cked a nigger…” Did it for me … https://t.co/ypCNEPldH5

— Don Cheadle (@DonCheadle) March 4, 2017

Cheadle’s account is both years-old and second-hand—with it being unclear whether Cheadle or his friend were there when it happened, or if they just heard it after the fact—but it …

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