Is THIS a joke?
Exit polls in 2016 showed just 8% of the black vote went to Trump….
The guy hasn’t done much to elevate that number in 3 years…
President Trump on Friday accelerated efforts to win over support from black voters for his reelection bid, arguing his economic record should allow him to garner greater support among the voting bloc that has traditionally favored Democrats.
The president spoke at a “Black Voices for Trump” event in Atlanta, where he was joined by hundreds of supporters and a few prominent allies in an effort to kickstart his campaign’s outreach to African American voters.
“One year from now we’re going to win another incredible victory, and we’re going to do it with a groundswell of support form hard-working African American patriots,” Trump said, reading from prepared remarks. “And you know exactly what I’m talking about.”
The president opened by polling attendees on whether they preferred the slogan “Blacks for Trump” or “African Americans for Trump,” which prompted a chant of “Blacks for Trump!” He recounted his appeal to black voters near the end of the 2016 election when he asked: “What the hell do you have to lose?”
The president explicitly blamed Democrats for driving urban areas into the ground, a pattern he described as a “betrayal” that has hurt African Americans more than any other group….