This Video Breaks Down The ‘Bigotry of Trump’s Cabinet’

By Kenrya Rankin Dec 16, 2016

Having trouble keeping up with the bios of the (mostly) White men that President-elect Donald Trump has picked to serve in his administration? ThinkProgress has you covered.


The progressive news site posted “The Bigotry of Trump’s Cabinet” yesterday (December 15). The video uses archival footage to break down the racist, Islamophobic and anti-LGBTQ rhetoric that some of Trump’s appointees have used over the years. It specifically examines Jeff Sessions (Trump’s proposed attorney general), Ben Carson (secretary of Housing and Urban Development), Rick Perry (energy secretary), Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn (national security advisor), Steven Mnuchin (treasury secretary) and Stephen Bannon (chief strategist).

Watch the video above and read the full transcript here.