Right now, polling suggests Donald Trump is getting two percent of the black vote nationally.
He says the Democratic Party has done little-or-nothing for black people.
“He’s done a number of things throughout his life before he even considered politics that pretty much said what he was all about,” says Owens. “Now, suddenly, he wants to reach out and say that Democrats haven’t done anything for you and I’m the guy for you, it’s ridiculous.”
Goldmacher says Trump’s pitch to black voters isn’t just about winning those votes.
“Very much, this pitch is about white voters,” he says. “Donald Trump has run into a huge problem in recent weeks, which is a huge chunk of the electorate thinks he’s a racist.”
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