President-elect Donald J. Trump said stamping out “reverse racism” will be a “huge priority” for his administration.
He said he is going to outlaw the use of many words and expressions, such as “Dutch oven,” “Dutch uncle,” “going Dutch,” “shenanigans,” and “tomfoolery.” He added that he is also considering banning the use of “mansplain.”
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell challenged the program, saying, “This sounds a lot like a nanny state.”
Trump later called McConnell. Trump adviser Rudolf Giuliani said the president-elect assured McConnell that sexist and racist remarks will still be allowed “as long as they’re directed at women and people of color.”
Trump spokeswoman Katrina Pierson said he hasn’t decided whether to allow racist speech about Jews. “Mr. Trump is still grappling with the Jewish question.”