WATCH: Schumer blames Trump for violence against Asian Americans

Speaking on the Senate floor Thursday, Majority leader Chuck Schumer put blame on former President Trump for a rise in violence against Asian Americans.

“Somehow, after four years of the Trump presidency, they are rising to the surface and seem too acceptable to too many people,” Schumer said.

“In the last four years, we all know there have been forces of racism, dark forces that have been often seen in America, but during the last four years, where Donald Trump at the very minimum refused to condemn the bigotry in the instances when he should have, have allowed them to come far more to the surface,” he later added.