Trump touts low African American unemployment numbers while complaining Blacks vote for Democrats


President Donald Trump is bemoaning his lack of support among African Americans, complaining Blacks are voting for Democrats when their low unemployment numbers should translate into more support for him.

‘So if African-American unemployment is now at the lowest number in history, median income the highest, and you then add all of the other things I have done, how do Democrats, who have done NOTHING for African-Americans but TALK, win the Black Vote? And it will only get better!,’ he tweeted on Sunday afternoon.

Black unemployment hit a record low of 5.9 percent in May. It has risen a little since – it was 6.3 percent in August – but is still at historic lows. 

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