‘Having guts to speak her mind,’ Vivek Ramaswamy praises US author on her racist remarks at TRUTH podcast

Vivek Ramaswamy praised the racist remarks of Ann Coulter, who said, “I would not have voted for you because you're an Indian.”

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Republican leader and Indian-American Vivek Ramaswamy, who concluded his bid for the US presidency in January of this year, was informed by a right-wing commentator that she would not have supported him due to his "Indian" heritage.

Speaking on Ramaswamy's "Truth" podcast, American writer Ann Coulter stated that although she generally agreed with the views of the successful entrepreneur, she would not have supported him due to his Indian roots.

Ramaswamy, whose parents moved over from India, praised the Coulter’s racist remarks saying that at least “having the guts to speak her mind.”

“Ann Coulter told me flat-out to my face that she couldn’t vote for me ‘because you’re an Indian,’ even though she agreed with me more than most other candidates. I disagree with her but respect that she had the guts to speak her mind. It was a riveting hour. The TRUTH podcast is back,” Ramaswamy said in a post on X. 

However, clarifying the same by sharing the clip, Coulter tweeted, “Liar. I never said "ethnicity" or "white."  I said generations in America, to instinctively accept the freedoms we have -- that exist in no other country in the world. E.g. Polls show a shockingly large percentage of immigrants just can't get freedom of speech and the right to bear arms.”

What exactly happened at the ‘TRUTH’ podcast

At the beginning of the podcast, Coulter said, “Fantastic opening monologue. I, too, am a fan of yours. I am going to make a point to make it fun. You're so bright and articulate. But I still would not have voted for you because you're an Indian."
Ramaswamy shared the podcast through his X handle, captioning it, “Ann Coulter challenged me. I challenged her.”

It is worth noting that Vivek Ramaswamy jumped out of the race and ended up supporting former US President Donald Trump.