In an interview with Fox News's Sean Hannity in 2011, Donald Trump suggested that black voters only supported President Obama because of his race.
"I think the race card is such a horrible thing," Trump said on Hannity. "And I've been watching it more and more lately. And I think it's disgraceful."
"And when Obama gets 95% of the black vote, is that racist? I mean, you know, does anybody ever mention that? He gets 95% of the vote," he continued. "And I see your compatriots, your announcers saying, 'yes, he got 95% of the black vote but this wasn't a racial thing. They like his policy.'"
"That's a lot of crap," he added. "But he's creating a racial divide, and I think he's doing it on purpose, and I think it's a very unfair thing and it's a very bad thing.”
Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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