President Trump said Friday that the greatest thing that can happen for race relations in the United States is a strong economy, after he was pressed on whether he has a plan to end systemic racism in the country.

Trump’s comments came as he touted new unemployment numbers for May during remarks at the White House. He argued that the better-than-expected numbers are a good thing for minority communities at a time when the country has been roiled by protests in response to the death of a black man, George Floyd, killed last week in Minneapolis while in police custody.

“It’s the greatest thing that can happen for race relations, for the African American community, for the Asian American, for the Hispanic American community, for women, for everything,” Trump said. “Because our country is so strong. And that’s what my plan is. We’re going to have the strongest economy in the world. We almost are there now.”

Earlier during his news conference, Trump called Friday a good day for Floyd but it was unclear what he meant….