Samuel L. Jackson on voter suppression and why he’s ‘optimistic’ about election

The actor discusses the divide Americans feel amid the election and reacts to President Donald Trump’s claim that he’s done more for Black Americans than any president since Abraham Lincoln.
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Transcript for Samuel L. Jackson on voter suppression and why he’s ‘optimistic’ about election
Sam Jackson is joining forces with the Biden Harris campaign with a warning about election Swanee Swanee. Watch. There aren't. Calls for investigations after claims of voters right. The front sabotaging efforts to vote by mail. If you'll bull didn't matter there was just so hard to take from. Earth bull like your life you can go to. I'm exercising my right we'll take you should choose not because I want you. Well because he doesn't. Please welcome the man that every actor wants to be. The amazing Samuel L. Jackson was happiness I am welcome to the yeah. Toronto blue Reagan serve very good business okay. Our loved minute. Now I you grew up in Chattanooga Tennessee. During Jim Crow Barack say you know something about voter suppression. What are the parallels that you're seeing between what was. And what is happening today. Well the world loves. It is just know people's physical presence and intimidating people may want to. And be a little and now boat media presence and how prevalent. Misinformation Isabel. Boating. Rid of distrust. Low blow the systems that we have as the sole or. Why are postal system. Good three people. Patrolling the pole and people go to blow. And craziness like. Boldon of Lana ball and Hilton and instead. Of a boulder box on why. You. I'm already a lot of pretty grainy Internet yet. This crazy stuff going on oil supplies but. But very with the election only a few days away there has been a record high early voting voter turnout which I think is a good thing. Com are you feeling optimistic. Sam. Do you feel optimistic and I wanna be optimistic. I'm but I'll look out the last. Are so I know how old goat things changed what what disappointment feels like. And no good desperation. Of candidate this dam also. And how old crazy and how hum much rug to buy has grown. In a way I'll agree newsman has known about him 077%. About among households or people who Franzen out of the 40% in a devout. Among people who know people are pretty people diplomats need to be will be loaded divorced we will no matter how big political. And that that hadn't been the case with what. So. Is it. Mostly we're as open the air and we heard last time what the polls work and the polls say this the bulls did that and more that Obama why. And started to remember in the Electoral College more disappointed back. And the more of sin Agha armed trying not to. Yet and his music can be. In bald. Personally and met particular. Aspect of abused and so Lama to China and this dragged out so new home on two. Well president trump is fond of saying that he's done more for the black community than any president since Abraham Lincoln. And his son in law Jared Kushner said this week about the black community that trump quote. Can't want them to be successful more than they don't want to be successful. What do you make of these types of comment it's coming out of this administration Sam. And Oprah well I can't take a lot bitten Jared Kushner says seriously I mean he is Jerry Christian right. So what should we hope lose the weight he had this doesn't. People are you really big eased. He notes or talks to our regular based cellular spend. So that's not something you know. Taking it. The administration. Is the administration we know who the we know how you feel about black community in an eight. They sit a lot of things about what they've done and what they have. And we see evidence of bet by the number rove. Black people then in the administration and what they do particularly lead toward Bill Black community so. She. Says Sam. You have to go back and talk to lessen what may become after that election will happen and of the discussion pump out over closing at. When do come back 'cause we we love happy. New gas bag when you read and remembered everybody else very well don't be mailing list updated too late today. But there's that line elbow.

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