Transcript for Donald Trump Raises Polling Numbers With African-Americans
Donald Trump continues to court the African American vote in this country praying with a group of pastors in Cleveland today. It comes amid a new poll just out tonight showing Hillary Clinton now it 43%. Trump 37%. Nationally among likely voters. Among African Americans in June trump had 1% of the African American vote. Tonight he has 7% Clinton with 81%. And an unexpected moment today on the trump campaign ABC's Tom jobless in Detroit tonight. Today Donald Trump in prayer with pastors an event that started with the racial slur. Twelve introduced like former boxing promoter Don King once convicted of manslaughter. King recounting something he once said about racism in America used the N word inch. If you are dancing is slated and go and may need new girl. This handwriting neater. He offensive slip comes just hold. He's trying to appeal to black voters and looked terps are African American communities are absolutely. In the worst shape that they've ever been in before. Ever ever ever from president. Obama a history lesson if at all civic slept about. Slavery and Jim Crow and today from congressman John Lewis a hero of the civil rights movement this. I don't know what mr. trump if stroke and about. I invite him to comment and walk in my shoes today in a Fox News town hall want issues impacting the black community. Trump promoting a controversial police tactic that some say encourages racial profiling what would you do. Don't stop them mountains. You know black on black rights I would do stop and frisk. I think you have to do this comes as trump is also under scrutiny for using charity money donated to his foundation to settle lawsuits against his golf clubs. In one example would trumps moral law the resort based of 120000. Dollar flying for having a flag pole that was too big. Trump settled the case by pledging 100000. Dollars to a veterans group. The check came straight from the foundation not from trump so wall his campaign manager makes it happened but downplayed the issue. Let's think very clear that here is a check in veterans' charity received 100000. Dollars. Because a baton and I'm sure that they benefited from. Tax records show the billionaire himself. Hasn't noted a penny to his own foundation in eight years still the Washington Post reports he use foundation money to buy a Tim Tebow helmet. At a charity auction. End to paper to portraits of himself. All right Tommy Thomas with a slot tonight from Michigan and Tom the trump campaign now reacting to those initial reports in the Washington Post. David trump campaign is firing back saying the Washington Post story is filled with omissions and inaccuracies. It be providing. No examples.
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