African-American support of Trump at 36%, almost double from last year – poll — RT US News

Support for US President Donald Trump among black voters is currently at 36 percent, almost double the number from last year, according to a new poll. It comes despite reports that a tape exists of Trump using the N-word.

The 36 percent approval rating, revealed in a Rasmussen poll on Thursday, is a huge surge from the same day last year, when his approval among black voters was 19 percent.

The number is also a massive jump from the 2016 election, when Trump received just eight percent of the black vote.

The leap is considered highly significant for a Republican president, as the African-American community largely votes Democratic in every election.

The surge is likely largely due to the fact that black unemployment hit a record low of 5.9 percent in May, one of Trump’s main…

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