Trump suggests Black Lives Matter pressured pastors not to endorse him

Despite all of the support that Donald Trump has been getting in the Republican primary race, there is one endorsement that his campaign appeared to be counting on that may not materialize after all.


Scott said that during Monday’s meeting between Donald Trump and black pastors, issues discussed were high unemployment rates among African-American youth, police shootings of African-Americans, and about getting real results. We want to have the meeting. This forced the cancellation of the planned press conference and left Trump in an awkward spot. “I saw it somewhere on television many years ago and I never forgot it – and it was on television, too”.

During his time with Todd on Sunday, the host pushed Trump for further explanation, stating, “If I said, ‘Well, people have said Mr. Trump’s not worth $10 billion, ‘… you wouldn’t make a business deal based on retweets and based on hearsay”.

In recent weeks, Trump has praised his supporters for physically assaulting an African-American protester, and shared crime statistics prepared by neo-Nazis, which drastically exaggerated the rate at which African-Americans murder whites.

Bush said Trump has offered conflicting opinions on his strategy to deal with Syria and the Islamic State group. “I was invited to attend a gathering of clergy to listen to Mr. Trump on Monday November 30”.

The afternoon event will be interesting to watch, because as many as 100 public figures – many of them very active on social media – are going to walk out of an event with Trump that his campaign seems to have expected to be a slam-dunk triumph.

“Is someone like Donald Trump really worthy of following in their footsteps”, the text of the ad asks. Some of these pastors were not going to be endorsing to begin with.

But the two-and-a-half-hour meeting went so well the the campaign changed its mind again and dozens of pastors packed into a narrow area where they addressed the media.

There was no group endorsement, as the campaign had originally billed the event. He said he will not endorse anyone until after January.

In an earlier message on the social networking site she called Trump “an insult and embarrassment”. “But he represents the country we have become”, she said Wednesday on Facebook. “Flaunting a ticket of unbridled bigotry, sexism, racism and everything that is wrong with America”.

“What it shows is that the work we’ve put in here in New Hampshire, the plans we’ve laid out – that people are taking them seriously and taking them to heart”, Christie said. He said, ‘I don’t think he speaks to the African American community.

Morton told CNN’s Carol Costello Monday that even if his fellow pastors refused to endorse Trump, they should be careful about being perceived as endorsing him merely by showing up.

“I can feel it”, he said.

“You shouldn’t be making fun of people with disabilities”. And then he said let the Russians take out ISIS.

Donald Trump blamed Black Lives Matter organizers Monday for pressuring black ministers to pull out of a meeting with him today in Midtown Manhattan.


Meanwhile, 100 other black pastors and activists collectively published an open letter on Ebony, imploring their partners in Christ to wake up and walk away from Trump. With one hand he offers you the spectacle of an endorsement by 100 black religious leaders and with the other, he gives you – Georgia! Yay!

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