Donald Trump Doubles Down On Statement That African-Americans Have "Nothing To Lose"

Remember when Donald Trump was campaigning and he urged black voters to give him a try cause they had “noting to lose?” Well, he’s upholding those statements, going so far as to say that he’s “proud” them:


The reason that Trump is bringing this up again all a sudden is that, as he says, “African-American unemployment recently achieved the lowest rate ever recorded in our history.” Apparently, the same is true for the unemployment rate for Hispanic-Americans. This statistic is, unfortunately not completely telling. Although the unemployment rate may be at an all-time low, it’s not because Trump. Per the New York Times, Obama is the one who got this train rolling: “the economy added about three million jobs for black Americans between January 2009 and January 2017, during Mr. Obama’s presidency.” 

Of course, Trump didn’t miss another opportunity to tout Kanye West’s endorsement (if it’s even that) him. He also name dropped Jim Brown. Watch below: