Donald Trump: 'I Have a Great Relationship With the Blacks'

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Well then. From Donald Trump's appearance on the Talk1300 radio show in New York this morning:

The show's host, Fred Dicker -- who is also the New York Post's state editor, read a recent poll showing Obama's sky-high support among African-Americans.

Trump said the numbers were troubling and pointed to Hillary Clinton as proof that he probably won't get the kind of support among African-Americans that he deserves.

"I tell it like it is," Trump said. "[Y]ou'll hear a political reporter go on and say it had nothing to do with race. But how come she had such a tiny piece of the vote? And you know, it's a very sad thing.

"I have a great relationship with the blacks. I've always had a great relationship with the blacks. But unfortunately, it seems that, you know, the numbers you cite are very, very frightening numbers."

Read the full story at The New York Observer.

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Garance Franke-Ruta is a former senior editor covering national politics at The Atlantic.

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