Dan Walker: Dan defends the BBC (Image: MEN)
The US President caused widespread controversy after he accused the Congresswoman of having “compassion for ISIS recruits”. Following those remarks, the crowd at the rally in North Carolina began to chant “send her back”. In light of those remarks, Dan’s co-host Naga Munchetty revealed that she was “furious” about the US President’s controversial tweets.
Although Naga did not accuse the President of being a racist, she revealed that she had been told something similar numerous times.
She added: “I’m not accusing anyone of anything here but you know what certain phrases mean.”
Quickly after BBC Breakfast, one user on Twitter attacked the two presenters for being “biased”.
David Taylor, wrote: “Naga Munchetty giving her opinions on BBC Breakfast not a good look from a journalist.
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Dan Walker: Naga admitted her fury over the remarks (Image: BBC)