Be wary of Trump’s claim of Black support | Commentary

President Donald Trump says his support among African Americans has doubled.

After receiving public admiration from Kanye West, Trump told a crowd at the National Rifle Association convention that the rapper’s praise had doubled his support among African Americans in a week.

West professed his love for Trump in an April 25 tweet in which he referred to the president as his “brother.”

“We are both dragon energy,” West wrote. “He is my brother.”

West later tweeted a photo of himself wearing a Make America Great Again hat bearing Trump’s signature.

While addressing the NRA convention on May 4 Trump talked about his support among African Americans.

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