Trump to black voters: 'What the hell do you have to lose?'

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Trump to black voters: 'What the hell do you have to lose?'

"It's time to get our country back to work and that includes an all-out effort to help young African-Americans get the good paying jobs that they deserve", Trump said.

"Hillary Clinton's against those".

He said many are living in poverty and have no jobs. The Trump campaign did not respond to a request for the source of the statistic. On Saturday, he focused on Latino voters. NBC News has Trump at one percent.

Trump has received strong support from white supremacist groups. "I've always felt he does care about the Latino community and now it's on us to get him elected".

During the meeting Trump also suggested he was interested in figuring out a "humane and efficient" manner to deal with immigrants in the country illegally, according to BuzzFeed.

Despite the disadvantage, Trump made clear that he believes black voters are making the wrong choice.

Trump last month hired former "Apprentice" star Omarosa Manigault to be his outreach director to black voters.

Here's a brief look at Trump's history with African-Americans on the campaign trail.

Obama had won roughly 93 percent of black voters in his re-election campaign in 2012.

Trump has made a few speeches in which he addresses his terrible deficit with minority voters, but his actions speak much louder than his words: He recently hired far-far-right media executive Stephen Bannon to lead his campaign, which released an advertisement last week that makes immigrants look like an invading swarm of sub-humans, and he continues to parrot an incorrect unemployment statistic about African American youth, wildly inflating the number by counting full-time students and other groups justifiably out of the labor force. The village was 92.7% white and 0.7% African American in the 2010 census.

He then presented the crowd with a start question, "What do you have to lose by trying something new, like Trump?" I'll say it again: What do you have to lose?

He claimed that his Democrat rival Hillary Clinton had taken advantage of African-American voters, taking their votes for granted.

"Every time we rush to judgment with false facts and narratives, whether in Ferguson or in Baltimore, and foment further unrest, we do a direct disservice to poor African-American residents hurt by the high crime in their community - a big, big unfair problem", he said. Trump is seeing single-digit support among African Americans in most polls. In some states Trump has logged 0%.

Trump said Clinton's policies on issues such as immigration and refugee resettlement harm African Americans. The campaign ignored the first two and declined the third.

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