They weren’t expecting this…
The CNN contributor Van Jones shocked Democrats recently by telling them that President Trump “was helping African-Americans ‘in real life’ and reaching out to them for their vote in 2020.” Jones had been talking about Trump’s latest State of the Union address and said:
“What he was saying to African-Americans can be effective. You may not like it, but he mentioned HBCUs [historically black colleges and universities] — our black colleges have been struggling for a long time, a bunch of them have gone under — he threw a lifeline to them, in real life, in his budget. He talked about that. He talked about the criminal justice reform. He talked about opportunity zones. He talked about school choice.”
This is probably not what the Democrats especially black Democrats want to hear. A Republican president they despise doing things to BENEFIT them? How are they going to go against someone helping them?
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