Trump was sued by US government over discrimination: Analyst

US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was sued by the US government in the 1970s for housing discrimination against African Americans, says an American writer and political commentator.

“The Republican party has nominated an accused racist,” said Mickey Z., a writer, editor, blogger and novelist living in New York City.

 “The same man was sued by the US Justice Department in 1973 for systematically discriminating against blacks in housing rentals,” Mickey Z. told Press TV on Friday.

During his campaign, Trump has been endorsed by white supremacist groups like the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), he added.

Mickey Z. said Trump’s Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton is a “corporate-funded war criminal, but then again so is every US president for the last century.”

The race between Trump and Clinton in some battleground states is tightening as Clinton loses her lead over Trump, according to a new poll.

Battleground states, also called swing states,…

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