Donald Trump Claimed He Had "A Lot of African American Support" During Phone Call With FOX
Type: ExaggerationsOct 11 2018 Severity:
President Trump spent his morning on the phone with the anchors from "Fox and Friends." During the call, Trump claimed that he had "a lot of African-American support," but in reality just more than 1 in 4 non-white voters (26%) approved of the job he was doing. 67% disapproved. According to the 2016 exit poll, he got 8% of the black vote, compared to 89% Hillary Clinton got.
Quote | He exaggerated how much African American support he really had.
"I have a lot of African-American support, and a lot has developed over the last little while with Kanye coming out, and Jim Brown's been there for a long time," Trump said during a phone interview with "Fox and Friends" anchors.