President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump takes shot at new GOP candidate in Ohio over Cleveland nickname GOP political operatives indicted over illegal campaign contribution from Russian national in 2016 On The Money — Dems dare GOP to vote for shutdown, default MORE’s team condemned the racist comments one of its former state co-chairmen made about the Obamas Thursday.
Carl Paladino, the Trump campaign’s former New York co-chairman, said in an interview with a Buffalo alternative magazine that what he wishes for most in 2017 is for President Obama to die and Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaWe must mount an all-country response to help our Afghan allies Obamas, Bushes and Clintons joining new effort to help Afghan refugees Bidens, former presidents mark 9/11 anniversary MORE to “return to being a male” and go live in a cave in Africa.
In a statement to the Huffington Post, Trump spokeswoman Jessica Ditto called the comments “absolutely reprehensible” and said “they serve no place in our public discourse.”
In the interview with arts publication Artvoice, the real estate developer was asked what he would most like to happen in the New Year.
He responded: “Obama catches mad cow disease after being caught having relations with a Herford. He dies before trial and is buried in a cow pasture next to [senior White House adviser] Valerie Jarrett, who died weeks prior, after being convicted of sedition and treason, when a Jihady cell mate mistook her being a nice person and decapitated her."
He also said he’d like to see first lady Michelle Obama “return to being a male and let loose in the outback of Zimbabwe where she lives comfortable in a cave with Maxie, the gorilla.”
Paladino verified his comments to The Buffalo News, saying he is not “politically correct.”