WATCH: Anderson Cooper calls Trump’s Tweet on Bubba Wallace “racist, just plain and simple”

Monday morning, President Trump tweeted:

Has @BubbaWallace apologized to all of those great NASCAR drivers & officials who came to his aid, stood by his side, & were willing to sacrifice everything for him, only to find out that the whole thing was just another HOAX? That & Flag decision has caused lowest ratings EVER!

CNN’s Anderson Cooper covered Trump’s tweet by calling it “factless” and “racist, just plain and simple.”

During the same broadcast, Cooper also attacked President Trump’s coronavirus response, saying “If divisive, inflammatory and racist words could kill the coronavirus, then the President of the United States would be heading to Stockholm to pick up his Nobel Prize in Medicine. Instead, tonight, the same as every night, he is safe inside his biological bunker.”

Bubba Wallace responded to President Trump’s tweet with the following statement.