Critics Baffled By Trump’s ‘Black Jobs’ Remarks At Debate | EUROtoday

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Former President Donald Trump sparked confusion and shock amongst debate viewers on Thursday after he referred to “Black jobs” whereas he criticized President Joe Biden’s immigration insurance policies.

The presumptive GOP presidential nominee claimed that his opponent’s “big kill on the Black people” was permitting “millions” of individuals to enter America by way of the border.

“They’re taking Black jobs now and it could be 18, it could be 19 and even 20 million people,” Trump stated.

“They’re taking Black jobs and they’re taking Hispanic jobs and you haven’t seen it yet but you’re gonna see something that’s going to be the worst in our history.”

Trump’s evidence-free, false declare didn’t sit properly with Black lawmakers resembling Rep. Jasmine Crockett (D-Texas), who famous that she’s one in every of lower than 60 Black girls who’ve sworn into Congress.

“I’m assuming Trump doesn’t think my job is a ‘black job,’ but MY BLACK TAIL will be up early to do the work of my amazing & beautiful coalition of people that make up TX-30!” Crockett wrote of her district.

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) additionally took to X to query Trump, writing, “I still don’t understand the ‘black job’ comment, it would have been nice if there was a follow up to understand what he was trying to say.”

Adrianne Shropshire, government director of BlackPAC, informed Reuters that Trump’s remark sparked “a hilarious meme all across Black Twitter” and it confirmed him failing to attach with Black voters.

“That there are specific Black jobs for Black people that immigrants are coming to take. Utter nonsense,” she stated.

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