Rep. Donalds Pushes Back on Claim He’s a Trump ‘Prop’

Rep. Byron Donalds Sunday slammed a television host who claimed former President Donald Trump was using him as a “prop” while he campaigned with him in the Bronx last week, saying her comments are “nothing more than crabs in a barrel.”

“You can make an argument that MSNBC is using her,” the Florida Republican told “Fox News Sunday” about MSNBC’s Joy Reid, who last week commented that Donalds is “the one Black guy that Republicans love to roll out as fake proof that Black people, the Blacks, are MAGA … It’s a joke, and just as credible as when they said they were going to make that guy speaker of the House.”

“I have a different viewpoint of a way of looking at the world, different politics, and all of a sudden I’m being used?” Donalds asked in response to Reid, who is also Black.

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