"Our brains work on all issues, not just Asian ones"

President Donald Trump has come under fire after referring to a female intelligence analyst as a “pretty Korean lady”.

According to the Business Insider, two officials confirmed the incident occurred last autumn. Trump reportedly asked the female intelligence analyst and hostage policy expert where she was from.

After responding that she was from New York, Trump asked her the question again. She replied that she was from Manhattan. The president then asked her where “your people” were from.

She then said her parents were Korean. Trump responded by asking an adviser why “pretty Korean lady” was not negotiating with North Korea.

Democratic Rep. Judy Chu of California said Trump’s comments demonstrate that he is “unfit” to be President. “Another awful story on how Trump cannot see women for more than their looks & only sees minorities as others, not Americans,” Chu tweeted. “If true, this story that he called a skilled analyst just a “pretty Korean lady” is latest evidence he is unfit for this office.”

Mieke Eoyang, Vice President for Third Way’s National Security Program tweeted, “our brains work on all issues, not just Asian ones. Trump may not think Asia is a sh!thole, but that doesn’t make this any less racist.”

Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu of California wrote, “I came from Taiwan. The pretty Korean lady you identified (or her ancestors) came from Korea. We are AMrERICAN. If you don’t understand that, you need to resign.”