Associated Press

Associated Press 22 May 2020

Biden too 'cavalier' about black Trump backers


Joe Biden declared he "should not have been so cavalier" on Friday when he told a prominent black radio host that African Americans who back President Donald Trump "ain't black." (May 22)

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