Yes, I’d say he basically does call her a ‘welfare queen.’ Onerous stereotypes about African-Americans and alleged drug use constitute dog whistles, and if he’s going to offer one, he would certainly offer others.
Is there any creature, dog or otherwise, that can’t hear this stuff clearly in 2019AD?! At this point in history, no living creature should be this tone deaf.
Yet, as we see, many white people still are.
Maybe the financial consequences of the lawsuit will help change this perspective, since common sense and moral behavior don’t seem to be adequate motivation.