Trump: ‘I’ve always had a great relationship with the blacks’

Matt K. Lewis Senior Contributor
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TheDC’s Chris Moody today notes that Rep. Allen West, one of two African-American Republicans serving in the House, hasn’t ruled out serving as Donald Trump’s veep.  That is perhaps timely news coming on the heels of Trump’s comments during an interview on Talk1300.

As The New York Observer notes,

The show’s host, Fred Dicker — who is also the New York Post‘s state editor, read a recent poll showing Obama’s sky-high support among African-Americans.

Trump said the numbers were troubling and pointed to Hillary Clinton as proof that he probably won’t get the kind of support among African-Americans that he deserves.

“I tell it like it is,” Trump said. “[Y]ou’ll hear a political reporter go on and say it had nothing to do with race. But how come she had such a tiny piece of the vote? And you know, it’s a very sad thing.

“I have a great relationship with the blacks. I’ve always had a great relationship with the blacks. But unfortunately, it seems that, you know, the numbers you cite are very, very frightening numbers.”

No word yet on how Trump may perform among “The Gays”.

Matt K. Lewis