The Rev. Al Sharpton explained why black voters are sticking with Joe Biden, even after his past record on race has been highlighted and dissected.
Recent polls show Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) failed to dent Biden’s support from black voters, despite calling out his record on busing during last month’s Democratic presidential debate, and Sharpton told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that President Barack Obama’s vice president still had a lot of credibility.
“Donald Trump won playing the race card, but he also played that he was going to undo everything that President Obama did,” Sharpton said. “Well, undoing Obama is undoing Obama-Biden, so a lot of African-Americans are saying, ‘This is my vote to say I am with Obama-Biden and the things that Donald Trump is trying to undo,’ and Biden gets a lot of support because of that.”
“He was the co-pilot of the years that Mr. Trump is now trying to displace,” he added, “so it’s going to take more than one or two bad nights at a debate for people to look at Joe Biden as separate from the last 10 years. They weren’t around 50 years ago for busing. It’s a big issue and an important issue, but they remember in real life their own experiences over the last 10 years that’s trying to be displaced by this president, and Joe Biden was part of that.”
OAN’s Kremlin journalist proves the ‘merger between Russian state-sponsored propaganda and American conservative media’ is complete: Former FBI special agent
Its headlines look like they're written to please an audience of one.
"Political Strategist: President Trump’s reelection looks good in state-by-state analysis of chances."
"Pres. Trump touts strong approval rating as economy remains solid."
"GOP businesswoman Scherie Murray announces campaign for AOC’s seat."
It's been called an "obscure" pay-cable TV station, but One America News Network, which at time feels more like Fox News than Fox News, is President Donald Trump's new favorite news channel. It worked hard to get there, and as a 2017 Washington Post article noted its "taking ‘pro-Trump’ to new heights."
Mike Pence to headline ‘intimate’ $35,000 per couple fundraiser at gay-owned private club
Location reportedly revealed by chef during hearing on felony assault and domestic violence charges
Vice President Mike Pence will headline a $35,000-per-couple fundraiser at a private club owned by two gay men in Aspen, Colorado Monday evening.
The invitation, sent by Bob Jenkins, vice chair of Pitkin County Republicans, calls it "an intimate high dollar reception," and says, "we would like you to participate if possible. Additionally, please quietly spread the word," according to The Aspen Times.
Man who believed ‘the Bible is for white people’ gets life in prison after setting black man on fire in gruesome murder
A white man from Tennessee has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of murdering a black man by setting him on fire while he slept.
The Daily News Journal reports that 53-year-old John Carothers has pleaded guilty to murdering Robert Miller, a housemate who lived with him at the Frazier Young Supportive Living, which is a home for people with intellectual disabilities.
According to prosecutors, Carothers in March 2018 doused Miller in lighter fluid while he was asleep in his bed and then lit him on fire. Miller would subsquently die from burn-related injuries at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.