Trump’s comments on Black voters trafficked in racist stereotypes -White House

By Thomson Reuters Feb 27, 2024 | 2:29 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s comments that Black voters were more drawn to him after his multiple indictments on criminal charges were repugnant and divisive, White House spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre said on Tuesday.

Trump on Friday likened his 91 criminal charges in four separate criminal cases to discrimination faced by Black Americans, and said that they had come to “embrace” his mug shots. Trump was speaking to a Black conservative group in South Carolina before the state’s primary election, which he went on to win.

(Reporting By Steve Holland and Jarrett Renshaw; Editing by Leslie Adler)