Trump tells African-American voters to give him a shot

(AP) At a rally in Dimondale, Michigan, Friday, Donald Trump told African-American voters to give him a shot at the presidency.

The Republican presidential candidate asked the crowd,

The Republican presidential candidate asked the crowd, "What do you lose by trying something new like Trump?" (8/19/16)

Dimondale, Mich. - (AP) At a rally in Dimondale, Michigan, Friday, Donald Trump told African-American voters to give him a shot at the presidency.
            
The Republican presidential candidate asked the crowd, "What do you lose by trying something new like Trump?"
            
During his speech, Trump said many are living in poverty, have no jobs and asked the voters what they've got to lose.
            
"What the hell do you have to lose?" Trump asked.

Despite his dismal standing in the polls, this is not the first appeal Trump has made to the African-American demographic.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Dozens of people were arrested across the borough 1 Dozens arrested in 'Operation Hardball' drug takedown
Dozens of senior citizens at an East New 2 Mini horses stir up spirits at nursing home
The tree fell on tracks that carry the 3 Tree falls on tracks at Parkside Avenue train station
4 Word on the Street: 'As Young As You Feel Day'
The incident happened as Pope Francis was blessing 5 Little girl swipes cap off Pope during blessing

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE